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    Quick check on compatibility

    Just want a final confirmation that this will all work together before my dad buys. Only need a yes or no (plus explanation) thanks


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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    It will work yeah.

    I know you don't want to hear it but the corsair 520W HX is better value for money and based on the Seasonic S12 anyway.

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    Fair enough, I'll swap it then, cheers But then is it only VFM because of the higher wattage? If my dad doesn't need the higher wattage, what would be the point?

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    I'd change that HDD to a WD 640gb (£53), better value and faster.

    However, if you're on a budget the F1 is very good at £42
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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    Quote Originally Posted by Mithrandir View Post
    I'd change that HDD to a WD 640gb (£53), better value and faster.

    However, if you're on a budget the F1 is very good at £42
    Done that too

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    You get a decent warranty.. straight to scan for 5 years. It is very good quality overall and offers a more head room for later (not that you will need it).

    Other than the warranty though it's just one of those things I would do. Same price, same quality, quieter (I think) better warranty and more output.

    The other thing you could do is get an antec combo with a 430 or 380W PSU. That will cost less than just the PSU you have specced and you save the money on the case as well

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    That USB wireless adapter doesn't support Vista by the looks of things but provided you aren't using Vista that looks fine.

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    Didnt really see that, how about the cheap asus PCI card. That's what I use and it's perfect for vista 64bit, plug and play

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    Re: Quick check on compatibility

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    Didnt really see that, how about the cheap asus PCI card. That's what I use and it's perfect for vista 64bit, plug and play
    He'll be using XP so it's all good (and ordered, so no turning back now anyway!)

    Thanks for the help everyone

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