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Thread: Building a new computer for a client, will this setup work?

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    cow_dung's Avatar 2010 Killua
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    Are these parts compatible with each other? Should I change anything? All comments appreciated.. Prices in Canadian $

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 Dual Core Processor LGA775 Conroe 1.86GHZ 1066FSB 2MB Retail

    ASUS P5B ATX LGA775 Conroe 965P DDR2 PCI-E16 3PCI-E1 3PCI 6 SATA2 Sound RAID Motherboard

    LG GSA-H22N DVD+RW 18X8X16 DVD-RW 18X6X16 Dual Layer 8X DVD-RAM 12X DVD Writer 2MB Black OEM W/ SW

    Sony Black 1.44MB 3.5IN Floppy Drive

    Crucial Rendition 1GB PC2-5300 DDR2-667 240PIN DIMM Memory

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 250GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB 8.9MS Hard Drive 3 Year MFR Warranty

    LG L1952TX 19IN 8MS 1280X1024 1400:1 ANALOG/DVI 300CD/M2 F-ENGINE Black Monitor

    EVGA E-GEFORCE 7600 GT PCI-E 256MB VGA DVI-I HDTV Out Video Card
    $148.88 ($20 mail in rebate)

    Logitech S200 2.1 3PC 30W Speaker System OEM SILVER-BLACK W/ Power & Volume Controls

    Logitech Deluxe 250 Desktop Black Keyboard & Optical Mouse PS/2 OEM

    Antec SLK1650B Black MID-TOWER 3X5.25 5X3.5 ATX12V 350W

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    Check the power requirements of the graphics card.

    Depending on exactly which model you are considering the recommended minimum PSU is 350W or 400W with at least 18A on 12V.

    It is unclear whether it means 18A total or 18A on each rail, if it is the latter then the PSU in that case falls well short of the requirements.
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    What's the floppy for?
    "I am the one who knocks."- Heisenberg

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    and maybe you want more RAM for Vista,2x1gb better i guess.

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    You should switch to an Antec case with no powersupply and buy it separate. Make sure you get more than enough power. A good choice for future proofing would be an antec supply in the 550 to 650 range. Then you can have four hard drives two rom drives, all the extras and have power to spare. (usb coffee warmer anyone?)
    Last edited by Appzalien; 01-04-2007 at 06:35 AM.

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    cow_dung's Avatar 2010 Killua
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    lol, I really don't know what the floppy is for... future use in case..
    and I bought a different tower, one with 450W
    took hours to finish, sound driver needed the sp2 update..

    thanks guys
    Last edited by cow_dung; 01-04-2007 at 11:48 AM.


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