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Windows 7: Building new system for 2nd Family room

21 Sep 2011   #1
Techymike

windows 7 home premium 64, and Windows 10 64 bit
 
 
Building new system for 2nd Family room

Gigabyte GA-870A-USB3 Motherboard $89
AMD Phenom IIx4 955 Black edition Deneb 3.2 GHZ AM3 125W Quad Core $104
Corsair XMS3 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 $59
Corsair CX500 PS $50
Logitech MK700 Wireless Mouse and Keyboard $75
ASUS DVD RW OEM Drive $22
EVGA GTS 550ti 1GB DDR5 $99 after rebate
HITACHI 2TB SERIAL ATA/300 7200RPM 64MB BUFFER HD $89

Using Antec 900 series 1 case had in Garage $0



Here is a list of the items I will be using for the system. I know I could have selected better options but each item was a deal and this is really just to have the family connect online and network in the 2nd room of the new house. It will be run with a 46 inch LCD Sony Bravia 1080P for a monitor. There is already a BR DVD and another DVD/VCD player with Karaoke hooked into the TV. It will be operated by a Yamaha RX-2500 receiver along with a 5.1 Definitive speaker system and a 12 inch powered sub. I did not wish to drill holes in the floor board so I bought a Netgear AV 500 adapter. This will also hook up the wife's PC upstairs. I should have spent a little more for Modular PS but I did not care to pay more for making it neater looking. I am wanting to run 7 32 bit but with the AMD quad I will run 64 bit. I just can't use some of the recording adapters I already have to store shows on the HD off the DVR. I did remove the old DTV DVR HD that has all the kids shows saved. I had to install a PCIE adapter I had extra SATA and eSata along with IDE as that HD was only 80GB and an IDE that was in the DVR. I will put it all together this Friday and let you know how it all works out. All in all, I don't think it is a bad system but figured I would get some input as I posted the prices along with the items and I can return them before opening them up. Thanks for any input ahead of time.


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24 Sep 2011   #2
Techymike

windows 7 home premium 64, and Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Had a bad video card, the gts 550 had no display. Other then that everything is loaded and running fine with windows 7 64 bit. Best of all, nobody touches my PC anymore! WOOOHOOOOOOO!
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24 Sep 2011   #3
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Don't apologize for the spec's. It's a nice banging system. Good job.......short of not posting any pictures of the build.
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24 Sep 2011   #4
Schroff87

7 ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah .. some pix would be awesome
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