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Need assistance for new build

By Caimbuel
Jan 26, 2008
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  1. This is what I am thinking of buying... can you tell me if it looks ok and if anything needs changing?


    COOLER MASTER COSMOS 1000 RC-1000-KSN1-GP Black/ Silver Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail $179.99

    ASUS P5E LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX Intel Motherboard - $234.99

    XFX PVT88PYDE4 GeForce 8800GT Extreme 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - $279.99

    COOLER MASTER Real Power Pro 550 RS-550-ACAA-A1 ATX12V / EPS12V 550W Power Supply - $99.99

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor Model BX80562Q6600 - $277.99

    G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1000 (PC2 8000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8000CL5D-4GBPQ - $114.99

    Seagate ST3400320AS 400GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - $99.99

    Logitech G11 Silver & Black USB Standard Gaming Keyboard - $58.99

    Logitech MX518 2-Tone 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB + PS/2 Wired Optical Gaming-Grade Mouse - $39.99

    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound -5.99

    ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler - $21.99

    Subtotal: $1,414.89

    Oh ya... these prices are from newegg.com

    Changed power supply
  2. mopar man

    mopar man TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,492

    Ok, although I don't know a WHOLE lot, I can say one thing. Make sure the power supply you are getting is a good brand. Sometimes, even crappy brands can get good remarks from people because it hadn't failed 2 days into their gaming lives.
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