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Windows 7: Building your own tower.

11 Aug 2014   #61
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

SevSaint your are coming from all direction with all kinds of parts.

You need to slow down. Read through the thread again and make notes. Google your own question in your notes and learn.

Make a basic list of parts needed.

1. Motherboard
2. CPU
3. Video card
4. Case
5. Power supply
6. ECT.
7. Keep notes on each one and 2 or 3 your thinking on.
Motherboard A or B or C. Do the same on the hardware you are interested in.

Their has to be some sort of organization to your searching.

It takes very little work to build a computer but it does take a lot of homework to choose the right parts.

We can guide you through the build and guide you through the homework but we can't do either for you.

Now I would suggest starting with the motherboard and matching cpu.
Do your research and homework and post 2 or 3 combination so we can give proper guidance.

Lets get that settled first and then go to the next step.


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21 Aug 2014   #62
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

1. Motherboard
MSI Z87-G55 LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - Newegg.com
2. CPU
Intel Core i5-4670K Haswell Quad-Core 3.4GHz LGA 1150 84W Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics BX80646I54670K - Newegg.com
3. Video Card
Open Box: PowerColor AX7850 2GBD5-DHEV2 Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 CrossFireX Support Video Card - Newegg.com
4. Case
NZXT Source 220 Mid Tower Chassis with 3x120mm White LED fans, Window, and USB 3.0 - Newegg.com
5. Power Supply
CORSAIR CX series CX600 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Newegg.com
5. Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-840-_-Product
6. DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-204-_-Product
7. Ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231416
8. OS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-806-_-Product

Okay.
I am taking the GPU and PSU from my current rig and fitting it into the new rig/build. My concerns are the case and it working with the MOBO, as well as the CPU, MEM, and HDD, Burner.
The case has several fans and i checked pins on the MOBO to make sure i had extra places to connect fans. Hopefully that is all lined up.
I am trying to go with a blue color scheme since it works well with everything else. But i have a question. What is the best customer support for purchasing parts. If i run into an issue who is the best at resolving said issue. Do i need to purchase the warranty or whatever, for each part? BTW getting a combo on the MOBO, CPU, and MEM.

As for the SS drive. I plan on purchasing one later on and reformating. My current budget is at 700 dollars.

link to combo sale
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...=Combo.1461045
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21 Aug 2014   #63
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Double post
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21 Aug 2014   #64
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Your existing RAM may or may not be usable. I guess you’ve never identified your existing RAM with the tool mentioned in post 44.

If you are getting a K processor, I assume you have over-clocking intentions. If so, you won’t go far with the stock cooler and would need to buy a replacement. But that's OK. You probably shouldn't fiddle with over-clocking to begin with. Maybe think about over-clocking in 6 months or whenever you buy the SSD.

Newegg and Amazon generally are good for customer support. You need to read the RMA/warranty restrictions for each part. For Amazon, I'd probably try to buy from Amazon directly, rather than from some other dealer who is selling through Amazon. I think Tiger Direct is pretty good too.

Each part will have its own warranty. After 30 days, you typically have to contact the manufacturer, not the dealer. I wouldn't buy extended warranties.

Try to buy it all at once, rather than piece by piece. If you buy a faulty part tomorrow, but don't start to build for 5 weeks, you'd never know that part was faulty until then, and by that time you could not return it to the dealer.
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21 Aug 2014   #65
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Plan on purchasing this week, so it will all be bought.

Also keeping the ram with this current rig since it will still be used for other things.
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22 Aug 2014   #66
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

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22 Aug 2014   #67
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

SevSaint that is a very nice case for the money.

I agree with bigmck. A modular power supply is the only way to go.
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22 Aug 2014   #68
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

You can also consider semi modular PSU's they offer the same clean wiring at less cost.
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22 Aug 2014   #69
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Well the PSU has already been purchased so ill have to keep what i got. Thanks for the info. Buying the parts tonight.
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22 Aug 2014   #70
SevSaint

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

parts purchased videos watched.

any other videos or things i should know
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