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    My new (first build) PC

    I have just ordered the components for my new PC from scan and they should be coming soon. Then I am getting someone to put it all together and overclock it for me. Any way I went for:


    Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro
    Asus P5K Deluxe/WiFi-AP iP35
    320MB BFG Technology 8800GTS
    Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
    650W Enermax Infiniti EIN650AWT
    Samsung SH-S182M/BEBN 18x DVD±R
    250 Gb Seagate ST3250823AS Barracu
    2GB (2x1GB) CorsairTwinX XMS2, DDR2
    and I already bought an antec 900 case.

    Should I have gone for anything else. This was in a budget of 800 pounds overall.

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    Excellent choices, youve chosen best price/performance parts. Hope it all goes together without a hitch.

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    Not going wrong with any of that !! Case choice not my own but its all personal choice on that one, the rest is A1 !!
    Hark the children of the Resolution !!

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    The thing abouout the case is that it is just large enough to fit a card like the 8800 gtx in so for the future I wouldnt have to buy a totally new case.

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    My GTS fits in it with about 3 inches to spare.
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    A GTS shouldn't even get to the end of the motherboard..

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    I said in the future if I got a gtX length card then it would fit.

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    you're gunna have some fun
    Maybe a larger PSU? The PSU you have decided on will be alright. But maybe a larger one for expansion?

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    650w is too much for that..so will leave ample room for expansion..

    Build it yourself though..thats the fun part

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    650w is too much for that..so will leave ample room for expansion..

    Build it yourself though..thats the fun part
    Oh definately build it yourself! It's really fun when the bits go "BANG!" and you realise that loud noise was actually £200 crumbling into oblivion!

    (No, seriously, build it yourself, it's much better that way)

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    Is that DVDRW S-ATA ?

    And lol at a 650w not being enough
    Main - Intel Core i5 2300 @ 3.5GHz, 8GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM, Asus P8P67 Pro, Coolermaster iGreen 600w, GTX 480, Antec One Case



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    That looks fine to me. and yes a GTX will fit quite happily in an antec 900.

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    looks like a good choice, I agree with th others, building it yourself is the fun part

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    A GTS shouldn't even get to the end of the motherboard..
    mine does
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    Quote Originally Posted by daniel.phillips View Post
    Is that DVDRW S-ATA ?

    And lol at a 650w not being enough
    I have a 670w and with the installation of my 2900XT i'm a bit worried.... Obviously i shouldn't be...
    But whatever!

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    Err thats the 2GB (2x1GB) Corsair Twinx XMS2, DDR2 PC-6400 (800) 240 Pinn, Non-ECC Unbuffered CAS 5-5-5-18 EPP DHX. And I changed the DVD R to an SATA one when I realised it wasnt.

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