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Review this PC build for me?

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (Not Computer-Related)' started by Cyris, Nov 6, 2007.

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  1. Cyris

    Cyris Thread Starter

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    Im long overdue for a computer, so Im actually going a bit over my budget already on this one, and im not 100% certain about some computer terms. What I have, I think is alright but I'm scared I might have a weak link that will drag the whole system down. Care to review this and tell me what you think?


    What I've built so far...

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    MSI G33M-FI Socket 775 Intel G33 + ICH9 Chipset Intel GMA3100 Integrated Graphic Adapter Dual channel DDR2 667/800 8-Channel Audio Support

    1333Mhz FSB Mirco ATX
    Item Code: MBMS000889 Part Number: MS-7357-010
    $108.99


    4 dimm (up to 8gb)
    1 pciex16 1 pcie 2pci
    socket 775
    chipset Intel G33 + ICH9
    4 sata 2 1 e-sata 1 IDE (PATA)

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    Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 Socket LGA775, 2.66 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB, 4MB L2 Cache, 65nm (Retail Box) (BX80557E6750)
    Item Code: CPUI001272 Part Number: BX80557E6750
    $206.99
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    Corsair XMS2 TWIN2X2048-6400 Matched Pairs 2GB Kit (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2-800 CL 5-5-5-12 240-pin Dual Channel Memory
    Item Code: RAMC000581 Part Number: TWIN2X2048-6400
    $101.99
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    Hitachi HD 500GB SATAII3.0Gb/s 7200rpm 16MB Bulk (0A33437)
    Item Code: HDHI000260 Part Number: 0A33437
    $112.99
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    e-GeForce 8800GTS 320MB (320-P2-N811-AR) nVidia GeForce 8800GTS Chipset (500Mhz) (1600Mhz) 320MB DDR3 DVI/ D-Sub PCI-Express Graphics Card
    Item Code: VCEV000247 Part Number: 320-P2-N811-AR
    $316.99
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    Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Ultimate Gamer Case
    Item Code: CSAT000607 Part Number: NINE HUNDRED

    $107.99

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    Deer 600 Watt ATX Power Supply with 12cm fan & 20+4 Pin (Retail Box)
    Item Code: PSCC000036
    $29.99

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    Thermaltake CL-P0257 Blue Orb II Cooler for Intel 775 AMD 939 754
    Item Code: FNTT000643 Part Number: CL-P0257
    $40.99



    Those are in Canadian prices if you're wondering.
    So if anyone has any information at all, its greatly appreciated! Thanks
     
  2. Wino

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    Looks good to me. You're gonna love the Antec 900 case. I just finished a build with one I caught on sale a couple weeks ago for US$89 after US$35 rebate and no tax/freight I'm surprised how quite it is with all fans at medium speed (I added the cover fan, not supplied w/case)...............I'm surprised that it doesn't scoot across the floor with all the fans.:p
     
  3. tec_41

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    Ooo I was just gonna say, the Nine Hundred ROCKS! Keeps your stuff nice and cooool ;)
    Try to get a better power supply though...something of higher quality and price.
     
  4. Cyris

    Cyris Thread Starter

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    I was actually kinda wondering about that.. what does a higher quality psu do for me vs a lower quality one?
     
  5. tec_41

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    It will actually DO its rated power and amps, and do it consistantly. Voltage spikes aren't cool :(

    It will also (usually) not blow up on you :D But 30 bucks for a 600w power supply...just kinda fishy.
     
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