Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Ordered the parts for my new rig!

  1. #1
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Surrey, England
    Posts
    81
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    • Fresco's system
      • Motherboard:
      • DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D
      • CPU:
      • AMD 3500+ Winchester
      • Memory:
      • 2x512MB Corsair XMS3200XL Pro
      • Storage:
      • WD Raptor 74GB + WD 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus GeForce 8800 GTS
      • PSU:
      • OCZ Modstream 520w
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Tsunami Dream
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung SyncMaster 225BW

    Ordered the parts for my new rig!

    Well after quite a lot of consideration I went ahead and ordered the parts for my new rig. They should be ariving in the new couple of days and then the building starts over the weekend.

    In the end I bought:

    Thermaltake Tsunami Black Case
    OCZ Modstream 520w psu
    AMD Athlon 65 3500+ cpu 90nm
    DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D
    2x512MB Corsair 3200XL Pro
    XFX 6800gt PCIe
    74GB WD Raptor HD
    LG GSA4163B DVD Burner

    I'm planning on getting it all setup at stock first and then look at various modifications.

    I thought long and hard about both an SLi rig and having a Raid array. In the end could not really justify it.

    Looking at the list of games currently supported on SLi I would not be getting any benefit from it yet as I dont play any of them.

    Fingers crossed everything goes ok.
    Thermaltake Tsunami Dream | DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D | AMD A64 3500+ Winchester | Asus 8800 GTS | 2x512MB Corsair XMS3200XL Pro | OCZ Modstream 520w | WD Raptor 74GB | LG GSA-4163 DVD

  2. #2
    Taz
    Taz is offline
    Senior Member Taz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,112
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked
    26 times in 25 posts
    • Taz's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z270 HD3P
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i5 7600K
      • Memory:
      • Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16R Vengeance LPX 16 GB
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 960 EVO M.2-2280 500GB (PCIe) + 1TB Sandisk Ultra II SSD (SATA)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair CS550M 550W Hybrid
      • Case:
      • NZXT Source 340
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • 34" Asus Designo Curve MX34VQ UWQHD Monitor
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media Vivid 200
    Good luck, mate. What heatsink and fan are you getting? Or are you going with the stock CPU heatsink/fan? Also, it would be interesting to see if your Tsunami case is noisy as I replaced the fans on mine and now it's near-silent.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Posts
    2,028
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    34 times in 29 posts
    • YorkieBen's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte P35-DS3R
      • CPU:
      • C2D E4600
      • Memory:
      • 4 x 1GB PC6400 Corsair XMS
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Leadtek 8800GT
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 520W
      • Case:
      • Silverstone TJ06
      • Monitor(s):
      • Philips 20" Widescreen
      • Internet:
      • Post Office Broadband
    taz what fans did you use to replace the stock fans please?

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Surrey, England
    Posts
    81
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    • Fresco's system
      • Motherboard:
      • DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D
      • CPU:
      • AMD 3500+ Winchester
      • Memory:
      • 2x512MB Corsair XMS3200XL Pro
      • Storage:
      • WD Raptor 74GB + WD 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus GeForce 8800 GTS
      • PSU:
      • OCZ Modstream 520w
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Tsunami Dream
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung SyncMaster 225BW
    I am going to use the stock HSF and get everything setup first. Presumably there is no problem with later removing the stock one and replaceing with a more effient one?

    Will consider the fans as well, depending on how loud they are. Would be good to hear what you used in place of them?
    Thermaltake Tsunami Dream | DFI Lanparty UT NF4 Ultra-D | AMD A64 3500+ Winchester | Asus 8800 GTS | 2x512MB Corsair XMS3200XL Pro | OCZ Modstream 520w | WD Raptor 74GB | LG GSA-4163 DVD

  5. #5
    mutantbass head Lee H's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    M28, Manchester
    Posts
    14,204
    Thanks
    337
    Thanked
    671 times in 580 posts
    • Lee H's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z370 Carbon Gaming
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 8700K Unlocked CPU
      • Memory:
      • 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 3200 LPX
      • Storage:
      • 250GB 960 EVO + a few more drives
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 6GB Palit GTX 1060 Dual
      • PSU:
      • Antec Truepower 750W Modular Blue
      • Case:
      • Corsair 600T White Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 PRO
      • Monitor(s):
      • 27" Asus MX279H & 24" Acer 3D GD245HQ + the 3D glasses
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media
    The stock fans fine - thats what I use and its fairly quiet and my CPU is currently at 2.4 but I've had it at 2.6 for a while

  6. #6
    Taz
    Taz is offline
    Senior Member Taz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,112
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked
    26 times in 25 posts
    • Taz's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z270 HD3P
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i5 7600K
      • Memory:
      • Corsair CMK16GX4M2B3200C16R Vengeance LPX 16 GB
      • Storage:
      • Samsung 960 EVO M.2-2280 500GB (PCIe) + 1TB Sandisk Ultra II SSD (SATA)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 OC
      • PSU:
      • Corsair CS550M 550W Hybrid
      • Case:
      • NZXT Source 340
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 Pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • 34" Asus Designo Curve MX34VQ UWQHD Monitor
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media Vivid 200
    Quote Originally Posted by YorkieBen
    taz what fans did you use to replace the stock fans please?
    Hi Yorkie, full details in the link in my sig. Basically, Luxotop's (tacho ones) from whispertec.

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    195
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0 times in 0 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Taz
    Hi Yorkie, full details in the link in my sig. Basically, Luxotop's (tacho ones) from whispertec.
    I replaced the fans in my Tsunami case with those too, brilliant fans. Also have a look at Nexus and Globe fans, both very good and very silent . Can link if anyone is interested
    Asus P5BDeluxe, C2D E6600 at 3.9 GHZ MSI 880GTX " Gig Geil Ultra

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Building A Gaming Rig - A Living Document. (A HEXUS Project)
    By Stewart in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 188
    Last Post: 06-09-2008, 04:19 PM
  2. Recomendations for cheap Barton rig?
    By Devilman in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 08-10-2004, 07:29 PM
  3. I recently upgraded my main rig - now dual Xeon!
    By spikegifted in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 15-06-2004, 06:14 AM
  4. Spare parts - wanna build a budget box.
    By quarryman in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 04-12-2003, 07:34 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •