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Compatibility test

By Dillon129812
Jul 16, 2012
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  1. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Oops this should have had this on it - PSU: Corsair - CMPSU-650HX
     
  2. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Awesome man thank you so much!! Is this a lot better than the one I posted with the changes?? :)
     
  3. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    well, it's more balanced and the parts would work nicely together. you'd last a good 4-5 years without losing any speed/needing an upgrade.
     
  4. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    and its no problem, glad I could help. If you have any other questions or comments, post them! I'll answer to the best of my ability :D
     
  5. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Yeah thanks for all your help dude! :D Much appreciated.
    There was one more thing I was wondering about. Do all motherboards/cases come with the port for an ethernet/internet cable?
     
  6. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    yep. unless it's from like 1980's
     
  7. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Also does the website accept debit cards or paypal? Because I don't live close to Melbourne or anywhere there would be one of the stores for it if there are stores for it.
     
  8. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Haha ok cool so they just don't all come with wireless built in is that right?
     
  9. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    hmmm. well. they deliver it to your front door (or local post office).

    PCCG accepts Credit Card (Mastercard/Visa), Direct Deposit/Bank Transfer, or Australia Post Money Order.
    but let me double check with a friend who's bought from them, as to find out exactly what they accept.
     
  10. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    most motherboards require an additional Wireless network card to grant your computer wireless internet access.
    the card is like $20-30 and sits in one of your motherboard's PCI slots.
     
  11. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Ok is the card all that's required or like an antenna of some kind as well?
     
     
  12. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Ok I live about 200kms from Melbourne so would they charge heaps to deliver or send to here?
     
  13. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    the card comes with an antenna. It's a very simple installation, you insert the card into the PCI slot, then on the outside of the case, where the I/O of the card it, you screw in the antenna.
     
  14. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    well delivery to brisbane, which is very far away, is around $90 for a $2000 list of items.
    so for you I doubt it'd be more than $40 or 50 (which is pretty cheap). you can estimate the delivery cost more accurately by entering your postcode into the box at the bottom near the 'add all to cart' button.
     
  15. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Then will the computer recognise it automatically or is there a disc that comes with it or something?
     
  16. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Ok thanks a lot :)
     
  17. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    well, Im not sure since I don't use a wireless card in my rig. I'd assume that you'd need to download the drivers from the manufacturer's website, in order to use the card properly, just like you'd need to download Motherboard and Graphics card drivers as well.

    by the way, if you need some informational videos, I posted a quick 'how to build a pc' video on my youtube channel, just type 'xcylent' into the youtube bar and my channel will pop up. then just click the video for shaky, one-handed pc building goodness! lol.
     
  18. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Haha ok thanks. Yeah I was meaning to ask, when I have the vital parts - the CPU, motherboard, HDD and RAM in the case and the PSU and I turn it on what will happen and what will I need to do to get it started and to start the OS installation. Or do you do this in your youtube video?
     
  19. xcylent

    xcylent TS Booster Posts: 267   +17

    I don't go through installation of software and drivers in my video, only installation of physical components.
    but, windows installation is really easy, it'll walk you through it.
    also I'd advise you to watch this


    it's an amazingly detailed guide on how to assemble a pc. you could watch my quick 15 minute version, or this 40 minute version which is much more clear & concise.
    then, if you want, you can watch the next part:

    which goes over the installation of all the programs and drivers, which is really important.

    I'd suggest you take 1.5-2 hours out of your night and watch both videos, since they're very VERY well done, and super informative.
    I've watched all three videos in the series around 7 times each, and they're just amazingly informative.
     
  20. Dillon129812

    Dillon129812 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 25

    Oh ok cool I'll watch them, thanks. Yeah I know how to install windows etc. I just don't know the steps inbetween turning the computer on for the first time after putting it together and reaching an installation screen.
     


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