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mobo cpu and case and ddr3 ram

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by katokato, Jan 27, 2011.

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  1. katokato

    katokato Thread Starter

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    im a beginner at computers so sorry if i make a mistake( i know how to spell but cfant type for ****).

    i already have a 5770 gpu, and antec earthwatts ea500 psu, and a hard drive with windows xp on it.

    now i need a case, mobo, new cpu, and ddr3 ram, is there anything else that i need to finish a computer?

    i need a cheap case, and i decided on this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811164143
    for the case, i dont care how it looks, as long as it is not costly and provides alot of room for expansion.

    do you guys think that the case is worth getting?

    now i just need to decide on a mobo, cpu, and ram.

    for the mobo i decided to go with this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131402

    it is cheap, has great reviews, and is am3, with ddr3 support (will prefer ddr2 but not much mobo uses it anymore). and provides lots of pci and pcie slots to put a 5770 and in the future if needed, i can crossfire those.

    now i just need to decide on a cpu and ram.

    i decided to go amd since they have good prices but i dont know which quad core to get (remember im aiming for best price/performance). on the expansion details, it says that it has a x16 pcie slot, or x8 dual slots(wat does this mean?) i know that pcie x1 board will work in any pcie slot, but if i want to cross fire will my second card only run at x8?

    ram(its effing cheap, lower cas latency than others and the mobo supports it, unless a higher memory clock would be better but i dont think that memory clock makes a huge noticeable difference):
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134784
    and the ram im deciding to put in 4gb, or x4 1 gb sticks (for the dual channel), or should i just get x2 2gig sticks if i want to upgrade ram later on?

    or if the ram clock isnt good(slow) should i get(cheap, a lil higher cas latency but more clock speed, and if i get x4 of these i can channel?): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148294



    thanks for the help.
     
  2. katokato

    katokato Thread Starter

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    bump
    maybe i should go x2 2 gb sticks or x1 4gb stick
     
  3. katokato

    katokato Thread Starter

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    are u [profanity removed by mod] serious.
    someone help
     
  4. Tanis

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    Im afraid, with that sort of attitude you aren't endearing yourself very well. It was only 2 1/2 hours between your first and last post, this is a free help board with people giving up their own time to try and help people out, we all have lives and need to eat and sleep you know.
     
  5. matthew0155

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    i think you should buy pre-built.. you dont have the patience for this stuff..
     
  6. luke24.5

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    Less chance of problems. Newegg has ingston 4 gig for $38 (2X2).
     
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