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    Wink Building pc for Half Life 2, what else do I need???

    Hi all,

    I am sure this has appeared in forums a million times over the months but I am
    in the process of building myself a new pc for the first time cause I wanna play all the new games that are coming out this year


    The following is what I have so far:

    Case: Q-Tec Midi Tower ATX TL-MD, Silvertransparent. (has 3 fans inside)
    PSU: Q-Tec 400 Watt Dual Fan Gold
    Mobo: Asus P4C800
    Memory: TwinMos PC3200 512mb Dual DDR
    Sound: Turtle Beach Santa Cruz (from current pc, might get Audigy 2)

    The following is what I will be ordering soon:

    CPU: Pentium 4 3.2ghz 800 mhz
    Graphics: Undecided (waiting for prices to come down)

    I have decent 5.1 Altec Lansing speakers already.
    And I will be using the monitor, keyboard etc from this pc

    So is there anything else I need????

    Thanks for your help guys!!

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    I can tell you for free that HalfLife2 is NEVER coming out- it was all made up so we could be fooled into buying new bits
    Try Rome Total War instead as at least that was shown on Time Commanders and hence exisits
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    Anybody out there who knows what they are on about have any decent feedback?

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    aint Q-tecs banned yet!
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    change your psu to an enermax or antec perhaps evena superflower or hiper ,just dont get a qtec or cheapo noname !!!!

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    Ohhh - another Q-TECer.

    If you want a cheap replacement for that ebuyer were doing some superflower psu's for about £25, and you can get a CWT from scan for about £35.

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    the one at scan is good. 450 wt'r, super quiet (apparently) and has sata power cables. only £35!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0iD
    Still DOOM III should be out soon, can see a sickie coming on for a day or two there
    Im Booking me a week off work when DOOM III comes out

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    Quote Originally Posted by silent
    the one at scan is good. 450 wt'r, super quiet (apparently) and has sata power cables. only £35!
    It is very quiet. I have the exact one from Scan and would definately recommend it! Much cheaper than Antec and Enermax one's and will perform just as good.

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    Hello Pyramus, what else do you need?? a crystal ball it seems, as game's are being delayed so much these days
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