Newbie Saying Hello

By Merc14
Feb 6, 2005
  1. I'm building my first PC and expect some issues to arise so I thought I'd better get on board a knowledgable forum prior to starting. Specs I've been researching are below. If anyone is interested, or has some advise re. these specs, I'd be more than happy to hear it and most appreciative.

    (all parts from Newegg):
    Thermaltake Black Gaming Tower XaserV Series WinGo Full-Tower Case, Model "V7000+" -RETAIL
    Case Type: Gaming Tower
    Color: Black
    Material: 1.0 mm SECC Chassis, Plastic front Door
    Drive Bays: 5.25" x 5/0, 3.5" x 2/3 (external/internal)
    Expansion Slots: 7
    Front Ports: Dual USB2.0, IEEE1394 Firewire, audio & speaker ports
    Cooling System: 2 x 80mm, 3 x 90mm
    Motherboard Compatibility: Micro ATX, Standard ATX & Extended ATX(Dual CPU)
    Dimensions: 19" x 8" x 22.8" (HxWxD) more info-> N82E16811133122


    ASUS "A8N-SLI Deluxe" nForce4 SLI Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL
    Supported CPU: Socket 939 AMD Athlon 64FX/64
    Chipset: NVIDIA nForce4 SLI
    FSB: 2000 MT/s, 1600MT/s
    RAM: 4x DIMM DualChannel DDR 333/400 Max 4GB
    Slots: 2x PCI-E X16(SLI mode: x8,x8), 2x PCI-E X1, 3x PCI
    Ports: 2x PS/2, 1x LPT, 10x USB2.0(Rear 4), 2x RJ45, 2x SPDIF out, 1x IEEE1394, Audio Ports
    IDE: 2x ATA 133 with NV Raid 0/1/0+1
    SATA: 4x SATA2 3.0Gb/s with NV Raid 0/1/0+1, 4x SATA with Raid 0/1/0+1/5 by SI3114R
    Onboard Audio: Realtek ALC850 8-Ch
    Onboard LAN: nForce4 built-in Gbit MAC, MARVELL GbitLAN
    Onboard 1394: 2x 1394
    Form Factor: ATX more info-> N82E16813131517


    eVGA nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, Dual DVI/TV-Out, PCI-Express, Model "256-P2-N376-BX" -RETAIL
    Chipset/Core Speed: nVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT/350MHz
    Pixel Pipelines: 16
    Memory/Effective Speed: 256MB GDDR3/1000MHz
    BUS: PCI-Express x16
    Support SLI (Scalable Link Interface): Yes
    Ports: TV-Out(S-Video Out) + 2x DVI
    Support 3D API: DirectX 9.0c(Shader Model 3.0), OpenGL 2.0
    Max Resolution@32bit Color: 2048X1536@85Hz
    RAMDACs: 400MHz
    Retail Box (See pics for details) more info-> N82E16814130215


    Fortron Blue Storm 500W ATX12V V2.0 Power Supply with 120mm Fan, P4 and AMD ready, Model "AX500-A" -RETAIL
    Type: ATX
    Maximum Power: 500W
    PFC: Passive
    Hold-up Time: 16.6 ms minimum: at 115V/60Hz
    Efficiency: over 70% minimum
    Over Voltage Protection: +5V: 6.5V, +3.3V: 4.6V, +12V: 15.5V
    Input Voltage: 115-230 V AC
    Input Frequency Range: 47-63 Hz
    Input Current: 10A maximum / 115 Vrms; 5.0A maximum / 230 Vrms
    Output: +3.3V@30A, +5V@28A, +12V1@15A, +12V2@15A, -12V@0.5A, +5Vsb@2.0A
    MTBF: 100,000 hours at maximum load at 25ºC ambient more info-> N82E16817104934


    AMD Athlon 64 3500+, 512K, L2 Cache, Socket 939 Windows Compatible 64-bit Processor - Retail
    Model: AMD Athlon 64
    Core: Newcastle
    Operating Frequency: 2.2GHz
    FSB: Integrated into Chip
    Cache: L1/64+64KB; L2/512K
    Voltage: 1.5V
    Process: 0.13Micron
    Socket: Socket 939
    Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, SSE2, 3DNOW!, 3DNOW!+
    Packaging: Retail more info-> N82E16819103463


    Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series, (Twin Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200 - Retail
    Manufacturer: Corsair
    Speed: DDR400(PC3200)
    Type: 184 Pin DDR SDRAM
    Error Checking: Non-ECC
    Registered/Unbuffered: Unbuffered
    Cas Latency: 2-3-3-6 T1
    Bandwidth: 3.2GB/s
    Organization: two 64M x 64 -Bit
    Special Features: With Platinum Heat Spreader
    Warranty: Lifetime more info-> N82E16820145450


    SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5inch Floppy Disk Drive, Model MPF920, OEM
    Capacity: 1.44MB
    Average Access Time: 94ms
    Interface: 34 Pin Standard Floppy Connector
    Form: 3.5inch
    Media Type: All Standard 1.44MB & 720KB 3.5"Floppy Diskettes
    Features: High Quality and Reliability
    Packaging: OEM more info-> N82E16821103116


    Western Digital 80GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive, Model WD800JD, OEM Drive Only
    Capacity: 80GB
    Average Seek Time: 8.9 ms
    Buffer: 8MB
    Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
    Interface: Serial ATA
    Features: Not specified
    Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years
    Packaging: OEM Drive Only more info-> N82E16822135106


    Pioneer Black DVD+RW/-RW Drive, Model DVR-109, OEM
    Write Speed: 6X DVD+R DL, 6X DVD-R DL, 16X DVD+R, 8X DVD+RW, 16X DVD-R, 6X DVD-RW, 40X CD-R, 24X CD-RW
    Read Speed: 40X CD-ROM, 16X DVD-ROM
    Interface: ATAPI / E-IDE
    Buffer: 2MB
    OS Support: Windows XP/ 2000/ ME/ 98SE
    Features: Quiet Drive technolgoy,Precision Recording Technology, Smart Laser Driver, Liquid Crystal Tilt/Thickness Compensator, Ultra Dynamic Resonance Absorber.
    Packaging: OEM (see pictures for details) more info-> N82E16827129161


    Microsoft Windows XP HOME Edition With Service Pack 2 -OEM
    Designed exclusively for home computing. From digital photos, music, and video to building a home network, Windows XP Home Edition brings you into the digital age with ease. Built on the solid foundation of Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition also sets the new standard in efficient and dependable computing
    *Must be Purchased with Hardware!!* more info-> N82E16837102151


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