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15 Jul 2010   #1

32-bit
 
 
Will I be able to build this computer?

Hello everbody

Im interested on building a computer but, im not sure if the components Im gonna buy will work

Maybe im asking too much but could somebody check the components and see if I can put them all togeter?

Case: Newegg.com - Rosewill Wind Knight Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with pre-installed 2x 120mm Fan, Support up to 1x 140mm top fan, 2x 140mm side fan, 1x 140mm front fan, 1x 120mm rear fan

Motherboard: Newegg.com - ECS Black Series A890GXM-A AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard

Processor: Newegg.com - AMD Athlon II X4 640 Propus 3.0GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor ADX640WFGMBOX

Hard drive: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Green WD8000AARS 800GB 5400 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Ram: Newegg.com - Patriot Extreme Performance Gaming Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Desktop Memory Model PGS24G6400ELK

Video card:
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100293L Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Low Profile Ready Video Card

Power supply: Newegg.com - Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply

CD/DVD Drive: Newegg.com - SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B - CD / DVD Drives

Monitor: Newegg.com - Hanns·G HH-181APB Black 18.5" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 250 cd/m2 DC 10000:1(1000:1) Built-in Speakers


The integrated sound card is good?

Also any problem you note let me know

Thanks all!

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15 Jul 2010   #2

Window 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

One thing I noticed with AMD is the cooler is cheap, maybe if you can invest in a better one, you will like the results.

For the DVD rom- can't help you out never bought a sony before...

All in all you should be able to build the system no problem.
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15 Jul 2010   #3

32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Navop View Post
One thing I noticed with AMD is the cooler is cheap, maybe if you can invest in a better one, you will like the results.

For the DVD rom- can't help you out never bought a sony before...

All in all you should be able to build the system no problem.
Should I buy a fan or a video card with a better fan?
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15 Jul 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Sorry mate, I couldn't help myself, I've deleted it.
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15 Jul 2010   #5

 
 

What's the primary intended use of the machine?

Quote:
Hard drive: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Green WD8000AARS 800GB 5400 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Good for a storage drive, but not as a system drive.

A WD Blue, Black or Samsung F3 or Seagate Barracuda etc (7200rpm drives) would be better.
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15 Jul 2010   #6

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 8 Pro x64 dual boot
 
 

You can't use DDR2 RAM with that board. It's an AM3, and you'll need to buy DDR3 RAM for it.

And this would be a better CPU, IMO. And it's only $10 more:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103656
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16 Jul 2010   #8

32-bit
 
 

Umm... I just got one last question


This video card: Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100293L Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Low Profile Ready Video Card

Interface
Interface PCI Express 2.1 x16

And the motherboard: Newegg.com - ECS Black Series A890GXM-A AM3 AMD 890GX HDMI SATA 6Gb/s ATX AMD Motherboard

Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x16 3 x PCI Express Gen 2.0 x16 slots
Note: The third PCIEX16 only support bandwidth x4
PCI Express x1 2
PCI Slots 1

The video card will work on a PCI express 2.0?
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16 Jul 2010   #9

32-bit
 
 

Last question...
Sorry...
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16 Jul 2010   #10
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DSky View Post
Last question...
Sorry...


Well ... where is it?
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