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Quad core self build

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9y, 1m agoPosted 9 years, 1 month ago
yeah so my p4 2.8 is screaming at me that its time to give up :thinking:

What you lot think about this for a self build price..

2 x Kingston 2GB KIT (2X1GB) DDR2 667MHz/PC2-5300 CL5 Non Ecc 1.8V 091124

Western Digital WD5000AAKS 500GB SATA II 7200RPM 16MB Cache - OEM 124228

LiteOn DH-20A3P-12C 20X DVD1RW/DL/RAM Black Bare Drive - OEM 129936

Asus P5N-E SLI 650i Socket 775 PCI-E Onboard Audio ATX Motherboard 125082

BFG 8800 GTS OC 320MB DDR3 DVI PCI-E Graphics Card 125183

XION Solaris Black (Blue LED) Mid Tower Case - No PSU 107994

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Energy Efficient 95W edition Socket 775 (2.40GHz) G0 Stepping L2 8MB Cache OEM Processor 131823

Arctic Cooling AC-FRZ-7P Freezer 7 Pro Socket 775 Processor Cooler 105994

Extra Value 550W Gold ATX Silent PSU with PFC and 12cm fan 102993

Enlight Black 26-in-1 Internal 3.5" Card Reader - Retail Boxed 125247

Total:
£660.04



:thumbsup: think it all fits.. of cause going for the gameing side of things ( 360 nearly stole my soul time to get back with the real gamers ) :giggle:

Any advice would be nice :oops: will be my first self build :thinking: ( hopefully )
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9y, 1m agoPosted 9 years, 1 month ago
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All good but the PSU is let down on your set-up, one with dedicated 12v railing would be preferable for your set-up, also it only has 1 SATA power connection.
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Alfonse
All good but the PSU is let down on your set-up, one with dedicated 12v railing would be preferable for your set-up, also it only has 1 SATA power connection.


:thumbsup: thanks, was 50/50 about that PSU... will get back to the drawing board on that one... thanks anyway :thumbsup:
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The RAM and the harddisk are the only points I'd want to change. You can get 2GB of the 800MHz stuff for about £35, and if you were to get a Seagate instead of the WD, you'd benefit from a 5yr warranty instead of a 3. I'd drop the heatsink - if the CPU has one bundled with it, there's really no point bothering to buy a 3rd party heatsink. And personally, I'd stick with the PSU - I have one myself in the downstairs system, and it works fine. There doesn't seem much point in spending £60 on a 'gaming' PSU when there's no difference between them.
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The Heatsink comes with the CPU Fan so no problems with that.

and the rest good advice so thanks..

but as long as i can play some GP4 with the 2007 Mod at a good detail level its all good :whistling:

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