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Windows 7: New build :)

10 Nov 2010   #1
simpod

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
New build :)

Finally! I can get round to building my new rig not the highest budget in the world but 400-500 isnt too tight What do you guys think of the hardware before I start ordering? Thanks

CASE: Antec 300
OS: Windows 7 Professional (probably x64-bit)

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 965 Black Edition "125W Edition" 3.40GHz Retail
MOBO: Asus M4A87TD Evo AMD 870 (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard
GPU: HIS ATI Radeon HD 5670 1024MB GDDR5 ICEQ PCI-Express Graphics Card
RAM: OCZ Gold 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz Low-Voltage Dual Channel
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB SATA-II 64MB Cache
PSU: OCZ StealthXStream 2 500W Power Supply
WIFI: TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter

+ I do have a DVD-RW somewhere


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10 Nov 2010   #2
ken9122

Win7 x64 Ultimate SP1
 
 

I'd consider an SSD
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10 Nov 2010   #3
simpod

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ken9122 View Post
I'd consider an SSD
I did think about it but its gonna be hard to squeeze it in the budget - im afraid 500 is the absolute most
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10 Nov 2010   #4
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by simpod View Post
Finally! I can get round to building my new rig not the highest budget in the world but 400-500 isnt too tight What do you guys think of the hardware before I start ordering? Thanks

CASE: Antec 300
OS: Windows 7 Professional (probably x64-bit)

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 Quad Core 965 Black Edition "125W Edition" 3.40GHz Retail
MOBO: Asus M4A87TD Evo AMD 870 (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard
GPU: HIS ATI Radeon HD 5670 1024MB GDDR5 ICEQ PCI-Express Graphics Card
RAM: OCZ Gold 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-10666C9 1333MHz Low-Voltage Dual Channel
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB SATA-II 64MB Cache
PSU: OCZ StealthXStream 2 500W Power Supply
WIFI: TP-Link 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter

+ I do have a DVD-RW somewhere

I would be really happy with that, i would get a bigger PSU. Also have a good case.
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10 Nov 2010   #5
simpod

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020 View Post


I would be really happy with that, i would get a bigger PSU. Also have a good case.
I looked at other PSU's - got another one that practically the same price - OcUK Crusade 650W Dual-Rail High Efficiency Power Supply ?

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10 Nov 2010   #6
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

+1 on the larger PSU. And the SSD can be upgraded if it's out of budget now. You are headed towards a fun and fantastic build. Take lots of pictures all during the build and when finished. Pay close attention to wire routing and keep things neat. Can't wait to see the 3.4 up and running, I have a 2.6 be and love it.
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10 Nov 2010   #7
YTBOY83

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by simpod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rmw020 View Post


I would be really happy with that, i would get a bigger PSU. Also have a good case.
I looked at other PSU's - got another one that practically the same price - OcUK Crusade 650W Dual-Rail High Efficiency Power Supply ?
Good man.

I am running value 750W Value PSU (Which works wonders).
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10 Nov 2010   #8
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

This could help with rethinking the PSU.
eXtreme Power Supply Calculator
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10 Nov 2010   #9
simpod

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
+1 on the larger PSU. And the SSD can be upgraded if it's out of budget now. You are headed towards a fun and fantastic build. Take lots of pictures all during the build and when finished. Pay close attention to wire routing and keep things neat. Can't wait to see the 3.4 up and running, I have a 2.6 be and love it.
Will do Ill maybe consider an SSD later on - they're bound to come down in price soon

@rmw020 - ahh There is an 750W the same kind but it's out of stock
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10 Nov 2010   #10
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

750 would be right in the sweet spot and highly stable for years and many upgrades !
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