My first computer build

By robc1993
Oct 4, 2008
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  1. This will be my first computer build. This spec is worked on i think its what i'll go with unless theres some good ideas here i just wonted to be sure before i spent over £665 ( vista £60 ) so spending 605 on these parts

    Intel Quad Core Q6600 95Watt G0 Stepping 4 x 2.40Ghz 8Mb Cache 1066 FSB Quad Core Processor
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?IL-Q6600E

    Hiper 580 Watt, ATX v2.2, Temp control Act. PFC, Sli Cert
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?HYP-4M580

    MSI P35 NEO2-FR Intel P35 Socket 775 PCI-E DDR2 SATA II Raid
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?MSI-P35N2F

    Geil Black Dragon PC2-6400 800Mhz 4GB Kit (2x2GB)
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?GEL-BD644G

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB SATA II 7200rpm 32Mb Cache 11ms 300Mb/s Hard Drive
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?SG-711S502

    Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 4870 512MB GDDR5 TV-Out/Dual DVI/HDMI PCI-Express Graphics Card - Retail
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?SAP-4870

    Antec Nine Hundred Ultimate Gamer Case
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?ANT-NINE

    Samsung DVD Rom Drive SATA Black OEM
    http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?SAM-DVDS

    any ideas are helpful

    thanks Rob
  2. robc1993

    robc1993 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    what are hiper psu's like?

    i heard very good and bad things about them ?
  3. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,280   +23

    Hiper PSUs are not very good. Stay away from them IMO.

    Try replacing the CPU with an E8400 and get a P45 motherboard like the GA-EP45-DS3R or the ASUS P5Q Pro. Novatech offers you the option of buying the RAM and the mobo in OEM boxes, which will end up cheaper overall. Also, check out eBuyer.com for better prices on the other products and replace the PSU with the Corsair 550VX or the Gigabyte Odin GT 550.
  4. magichater

    magichater Newcomer, in training

    good luck with your build whichever options your pick looks like your gonna have a nice PC there when its all finished. [​IMG]
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