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Windows 7: Finally picked my build parts

27 Apr 2012   #1
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Finally picked my build parts

I am getting the asus motherboard as I like the brand and I KNOW its a reliable board for the price. I know the psu isn't a amazing brand BUT all the reviews are good. I honestly don't care for a case but its better then using my old one and its a 5 star egg and comes with a fan. The RAM im going to install is supposed to be amazing for the price and is customer choice award. And the CPU im going with is a i3 2100 as that is all I need. I mean im upgrading from a pentium 4 should be wayyyy better
I also have seen MANY MANY youtube videos with the i3 in the board I picked.
$307 for pretty much a whole new computer? This is my first build so im going small :P I think its pretty good

Links:
Basic Case
530W PSU
8gb RAM
ASUS P8H61 Motherboard
Intel i3 2100 @ 3.1GHz
(I have a good DVD Drive)
(Will put in good GPU in about 2-4 months)
(I have hdd and will order windows)
Overall:
I am sticking with the ASUS motherboard and i3 processor (don't suggest another brand motherboard or cpu please I am settled :) )
Thank you seven forums!
Please tell me what you think and if its worth the upgrade from my current specs!



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27 Apr 2012   #2
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi

That is actually good system as you said that your first build. With optimum setting, you can do a lot of good work unless you are games addict.
Friendly advice here, pay attention to your Old HDD. You should set a plan for regular physical scan, backup, and ready to obtain a new one at any time :)

Congrats with the choice
Kevin
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27 Apr 2012   #3
irbullet

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kevin Ismail View Post
Hi

That is actually good system as you said that your first build. With optimum setting, you can do a lot of good work unless you are games addict.
Friendly advice here, pay attention to your Old HDD. You should set a plan for regular physical scan, backup, and ready to obtain a new one at any time :)

Congrats with the choice
Kevin
Thanks! And its for homework, browsing, minor gaming.
Am adding a gtx 560 ti tho
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27 Apr 2012   #4
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

That little processor is much faster and more powerful than I would have guessed. I have one running my WHS 2011 box right now.
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