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Building new computer

By adamm23
Oct 18, 2009
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  1. I'm building a new computer for gaming, such as crysis, wow, CoD4. Just needing peoples advice on whether this will work for what I need.

    # CD: LG 22X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Dual Layer Drive (BLACK COLOR)

    # CD2: 16X DVD ROM (BLACK COLOR)

    # CAS: Thermaltake Element-T Mid-Tower Case [-17] (Orange Trim)
    CPU: AMD Athlon™II X4 630 Quad-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology

    HDD: Single Hard Drive (500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)

    MOTHERBOARD: Asus M4A78T-E AM3 DDR3 790GX Chipset CrossFireX Technology SATA RAID MB
    w/Integrated ATi Graphic,HDMI,GbLAN,USB2.0,IEEE1394,&7.1Audio

    MEMORY: 4GB (2GBx2) PC1333 DDR3 PC3 10666 Dual Channel Memory

    POWERSUPPLY: 700 Watts Power Supplies (SLI/CrossFire Ready Power Supply)

    VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce GTX275 896MB 16X PCIe Video Card
  2. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,895   +88

    Hi adamm,
    can you give a budget for this build?
  3. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,367   +125

    I disagree with those two, the GTX275 is mostly obsolete now, and the 700w PSU sounds of low quality.

    And I find the harddrive marginally questionable simply because high capacity HDD's are just so cheap.

    Are you planning on using this for gaming?
  4. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,895   +88

    how can it sound of low quality?? he didn't list anything but 700W

  5. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,367   +125

  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,895   +88

    How could I have ever doubted you? i forgot your clairvoyant HK :haha::p


    seriously, I think given his limited description, I think he was just throwing out how many watts he wanted in the build. there are a number of quality 700w PSU's.
  7. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    A specific budget would be very useful. As far as the GPU goes, consider spending about $30 more for the HD 5850.
  8. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 4,367   +125

    Yes, but you know, we've recommended a lot of 5850 recently, and I have yet to see one in stock!
  9. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,895   +88

    Thats because Fermi ate them all :rolleyes:
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