First Build

Sep 8, 2008
  1. Hey guys, new to the board and been thinking about trying my first computer build. Here are the parts I am considering (from newegg). Let me know what you think and if there are any compatability issues or if I'm missing something. Thanks in advance for any advice.

    GIGABYTE 3D Aurora 570 GZ-FA1CA-ASB Black Computer Case With Side Panel Window
    Item #:N82E16811233013

    EVGA 132-CK-NF78-A1 ATX Intel Motherboard
    Item #:N82E16813188024

    Kingston 2GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory
    Item #:N82E16820134581 (4 sticks)

    EVGA GeForce GTX 280 SuperClocked Edition 01G-P3-1282-AR Video Card
    Item #:N82E16814130367

    SILVERSTONE OP1000-E 1000W Power Supply
    Item #:N82E16817256043

    Logitech G5 2-Tone Laser Mouse
    Item #:N82E16826104076

    Logitech Silver & Black Gaming Keyboard
    Item #:N82E16823126009

    Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
    Item #:N82E16822136284

    SAMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model SH-S223Q/BEBN
    Item #:N82E16827151173

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor
    Item #: N82E16819115041

    Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 64-bit English 1pk DSP OEI DVD for System Builders
    Item #: N82E16832116493
  2. skitzo_zac

    skitzo_zac TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 418

    I would go for 4GB of RAM instead of 2GB, and maybe get 2 smaller hard drives instead of the 1TB drive.

    Hard drives I would probably go with 2 of these

    And RAM probably this
  3. DaMak420

    DaMak420 TS Rookie Posts: 189

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