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Q: First computer build

Hi everyone

Could someone look over what I have and see if there is anything wrong with the list. oo and I have a SSD hard drive already and can someone recommend a CD drive and ram?
thanks in advance

Qty.Product DescriptionSavingsTotal Price
ASUS GeForce GTX 770 GTX770-DC2OC-2GD5 Video Card
Item #:N82E16814121770
Return Policy: VGA Replacement Only Return Policy
NVIDIA Gift - Watch Dogs
Item #:N82E16800995199
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Intel Core i7-4770 3.4GHz LGA 1150 Desktop Processor
Item #:N82E16819116900
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
CORSAIR CSM Series CS750M 750W Power Supply
Item #:N82E16817139061
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Item #:N82E16813132124
Return Policy: Limited Replacement Only Return Policy
NZXT Phantom 410 Series CA-PH410-B1 Black Computer Case With Side Panel Window
Item #:N82E16811146085
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy
Grand Total:$1,191.95

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Preferred Solution: First computer build

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A: First computer build

Holy smokes.

Possibly, no one has commented because 1. people want to hear what you are aiming for - a gaming PC? CAD/CAM? Web-surfing? etc., and 2. you sure piled on a list of pricey items without any argument for why you need such pricey items when you can do nearly as well by sliding down the price range a lot, and 3. you have not said what size the SSD is - it might not be large enough to comfortably support operating system plus a few multi-player games.

A first-time build does not have to be the ultimate Win experience. Largely, builders work for a trade-off between cost and function. For your first build, you may want to build something that is straightforward, not too expensive, and can be upgraded in the future.

If money is no object, just get the most expensive of everything and enjoy. Just make sure everything is compatible.

I am not trying to be rude. Just kinda surprised by the price tags, and the lack of responses thus far.
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A:Solved: New computer build work with old build's Windows 7 Disc?

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A:First computer build, does this look like a good build?

The build looks good. I only have one question. Is the on-board LAN (network adapter) not suitable for your needs?
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A:New computer build, works smooth but internet issues on sole computer

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A:how do I build my own computer

You need a case, CPU, motherboard, PSU, video card, RAM, a hard disk drive, an optical drive and maybe peripherals like a monitor, keyboard and mouse.

For any build suggestions, please post your intended use for the computer, budget, location, whether or not you're willing to buy online and what components you need.
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A:Computer build for less than $800?

oh nice thanks. i tihk thats good enough.

Wait... i think that i will use a procesor with an FSB of 1066 lol.
What is the difference between the E6300 and the E6320?
or the E6400 and E6420?

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A:Sub-$1,800 computer build

Nice build! I'm jealous
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Can you check over this build and see if this is a good one and if I am missing anything.






Will that motherboard be a good overclocker? Will my powersupply handle this it is a Hipro 600 Watt with dual 20 amp rails.

And will my Windows Vista 32 bit Home Premium OEM version work with this build will I be able to install it and will microsoft let me do that.

A:New Computer Build

Ain't that a great price......

An E6600 giveaway it is! A 32 bit OS will only allow you address 4 GB of RAM. Big deal. To get to the 8 GB they're claiming you would need to use 2 GB DIMMs. At in excess of $200.00 each, nobody needs them, and almost nobody can afford them. As long as your OEM Vista is not registered with another machine you can certainly use it. I don't think you're allowed to transfer an OEM Windows from another machine, the motherboard it's borne with is the one it dies with.
I saw that price (yesterday)on the Conroe and my credit cards started smoking in my pocket. Have fun!

Update, as of last night Newegg had already sold out of the C2D E6600. That came as no surprise in view of the price. Oh Well, they'll get more.
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Dere Friends
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A:Need help new computer build

Welcome to TSG...You're likely to have ongoing troubles if you installed Windows while the drive was in another machine.

You can try installing the VIA platform drivers available here.

If your board has the VIA onboard video chip, its driver may also have installed with Windows. Try disabling onboard video in the BIOS, then install this driver for your nVidia card.

Tell us how it goes...
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A:New computer build

The 460's will be better than a single 5870, and a two 5870's will be better than that.
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A:Buy computer or build one?

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A:Computer build help!

I have a couple of concerns about the case which may or may not be a problem; you need to check. In the case pictures I looked at there is a metal bracket on the bottom of the case, located behind where the power supply would be. You need to verify the HX1050 power supply will fit, since it is 180 mm long. Also verify the bracket will not interfere with cables plugged into the modular connectors of the power supply. (Better yet if the bracket is removable).

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A:Computer Build

Yeah, looks nice, and all of this will work right? no conflicting parts?
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A:New computer build

What Power Supply are you running?
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A:My computer build

nicks12223 said:

suggestion to go a little bit cheaper please and a good computer case planning on sli later onVisionTek Bigfoot Killer 2100 Gaming Network Card $89.99

EVGA 015-P3-1480-RX GeForce GTX 480 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card $284.99

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD Sound Card $158.99

SPARKLE COMPUTER CORP Gold Class GW-EPS1000DA 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply $219.99

Rosewill RCR-IC001 40-in-1 USB 2.0 3.5" Internal Card Reader w/ USB Port / Extra Silver Face Plate $16.99

CORSAIR DOMINATOR 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMP8GX3M2A1600C9 $114.99

GIGABYTE GA-P67A-UD7-B3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $289.99

Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K $314.99

CORSAIR CWCH60 Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler $69.98

Subtotal: $1,560.90Click to expand...

It would help if you could give us a general idea how much you're trying to knock off the cost of this build.
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XFX GeForce 9800 GT
Ultra LS600 Lifetime Series 600W Power Supply
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB Hard Drive
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Had another disaster, first time using a 775 chip. My fan for the old 478 obviously isn't going to fit Imagine that

I just happened to have the good luck of being given this fan:

On past builds, when there has been the grey "matter" attached to the fan, I usually soak it off and reapply thermal paste, however, this one is a copper bottom, and I'm wondering if I should give it a go with what is there, or should I still scrape it off and go the thermal paste route?
Edited for typo only.

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I attached the RAM, Video Card, Optical Drives, HardDrives, Fans, Lights, Exc. and now it does nothing, it turns on and hums and the fans and lightsand everything go on but neither the on baord graphics monitor output nor the graphic card's visual output put out a signal.
What should I try?

A:Trying to Build A Computer!

Here is a list of things I made to do with a problem build. Follow the set of instructions under you assembled it and the system will not post.

What to do with a “Problem Build”

First are you getting the board to post [power on self test] If yes follow the first set of instructions

Board posts however there are lockups, bsod, cannot install windows

1) Since it posts, check your temps in the bios. It is very difficult to say what a &#8220;Normal&#8221; temp should be since each type of cpu [P4, Athlon, AMD64, etc] has a normal temp. What you should see in the bios is a stable temp of <55C. If the temp is much higher than that, you probably have the heatsink fan installed incorrectly.

2) If the temps are ok, pull all cards from the system except the video card. Disconnect any peripherals such as printer, scanner, usb hub, etc. Is it stable now? If so you have a problem with a piece of hardware or its driver.

3) Test the memory with a tester like memtest86. Just because you see a memory test during post means nothing. All that does is check to see if the memory is there. It does not check each memory address. Note this test is run from bootable media ie CD or floppy; there is no need for an operating system to be installed.

4) Power supply. A modern P4 or AMD64 needs a quality power supply. It is difficult to say what wattage you will need since this is dependant on many things; the number of fans, the number of hard drives you have installed, the type of video card you have installed, amount of ram, etc. A bare minimum would be in the neighborhood of 350W. The power supplies that come with many cases [however not all] are junk. Since modern systems make a very high demand on the 12V rail of the power supply, what you are looking for is something around 20+ amps on the 12V rail. Some good brands of power supplies are Antec, Enermax, Enlight, Sparkle, and some models of Coolmax. There are other quality units, however those are what I use in my builds.
You assembled the system, and it will not post
1) Remove EVERYTHING from the case
2) Set the motherboard on a non conductive surface. The motherboard box is perfect for this. .DO NOT PLACE THE MOTHERBOARD ON THE STATIC BAG! The outside of some of these can actually conduct electricity! We are going to try and assemble a running system outside of the case.
3) Install the CPU and heat sink.
4) Install the RAM (only install 1 stick for SDRAM, 2 for RDRAM)
5) Install the video card. Do make sure the card is FULLY seated.
6) Connect the monitor to the video card.
7) Connect the power supply to the motherboard.
8) Connect power to the power supply
9) Do NOT connect ANYTHING else. Make sure you have the power connector on the CPU fan connected.
10) Use a small screwdriver to momentarily short the power switch connector on the motherboard.

If all is well, it should power up and you should get a display. You now have found you have a mounting problem. The board is shorting to the case. If not, then you most likely have a faulty component. You will need to swap parts with known good units ie power supply, cpu, ram, video card.
How to mount a new board in a case

1) Remove the IO plate from the back of the case.
2) Place the board in the case and use something like a sharpie or a pencil to mark the case where you will need to install the standoffs.
3) Remove the board and install the standoffs.
4) Install the IO plate
5) Place the board on the standoffs and slide it into the IO plate. Secure it with the screws provided with the case.

Just a reminder do not buy cheap parts!!!
I have one rule.

Quality hardware and properly installed software do not lockup, bsod, reboot itself, etc
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Case : EV Black Mid Tower Gaming Case

PSU : Coolermaster eXtreme Power 650W PSU

Motherboard : ASUS M3A78 PRO 780G

Processor : AMD Phenom X4 9950 2.6GHz Black Edition

Graphics card : PowerColor HD 4850 PCS+ Edition 512MB GDDR4

Hard Drive : Seagate ST3500320AS 500GB Hard Drive SATA II 7200rpm

*NOTE* This hard drive is OEM, can you please tell me if this is an advisable choice or not

Memory : OCZ 4GB Kit (2x2GB) DDR2 1066MHz/PC2-8500 Reaper Memory
And that's my lot, thanks a lot in advance guys.

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What I have so far -

AMD 6000+ 3.0 Dual Core
2gb RAM
EVGA nforce 590 MotherBoard
500w power supply
250 Hard Drive

*This is my first computer build*

A:Computer Build Help

Do you have Vista and is DX10 what your looking for? If so you could get a 8600GTS for around $150.00
If not the 7900GS or GT would give you a better gaming experience. Also the 8600's have a 128bit memory bus and the 7900's have a 256bit.


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Power supply:
Rosewill RP550-2 ATX 2.01 550W power supply 115/ 230V CSA, CB, TUV, FCC, UL

Thermatake Tsunami VA3000BWA Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower computer case
dimensions - 19.5" x 8.3" x 18.9"

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory

Video Card:
XFX PVT84JUDD3 GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16
Video card

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dimensions - 12.0" x 9.0"

Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775


A:Trying to build a computer

Everything looks good. I would get a different power supply, but that NewEgg Rosewill will likely be ok unless you are a big gamer.
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A:Trying to build a new computer

You could start with a barebones system from Newegg:
Motherboard, case and power supply for 1 price. Add CPU, CPU heatsink & fan, memory, hard drive and a CD/DVD burner
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A:First Computer Build

Well, first off...I think this is a pretty cool project. While I'm not much immediate help, I'll keep tabs on this and contribute if and when I can.

Just wanted to say that this sounds like it will be pretty awesome when all is said and done.
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A:Help me build my computer

Well, $400 doesnt get you much. If you can get the budget to $500 you can easily be talking a nice PC for the price.
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A:New Computer Build

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A:Need to build a computer

Have you looked at newegg?
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A:Computer Build

I would go with a Asus motherboard avoid Abit like the plague make sure you have Sata

Get a power supply not one that comes with the case

A good power supply is one of the most things overlooked on a computer

Hard Drive I go with the Maxtor Dimond max 10 sata it the top one in the 7200 rpm range
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ocz 2gb kitddr2-800mhz/pc6400 £28-83

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MB-005-SP Sapphire PURE RD580 CrossFire (Socket 939) PCI-Express Motherboard (PC-A9RD580) (MB-005-SP) 1
£139.99 £139.99
CP-129-AM AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800+ (Socket 939) - Retail (ADA4800CDBOX) (CP-129-AM) 1
£189.99 £189.99
GX-045-CO ATI Radeon X1900 ***Crossfire/Master Edition*** 512MB GDDR3 (PCI-Express) - Retail (GX-045-CO) 1
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MY-007-GS G.Skill 2GB DDR ZX PC3200 (2x1GB) CAS2 Dual Channel Kit (F1-3200PHU2-2GBZX) (MY-007-GS) 1
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VAT £120.75
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dont you have any sites in your country - if the equipment is faulty may be a lot less hassel

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What is wrong with your first thread. No need to start two threads about the same subject.
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Is the CPU heatsink properly fitted on the CPU ? The LGA775 motherboards also need a special power supply connector which has 24 pins instead of the ATX standard 20 pin connector. If you have an ATX PSU, I think you have to connect the 20 connector at the left part of the 24 pin connector & then add the 4 pin 12v connector to the remaining part of the PSU connector on the board. I stronlgy advise to read the motherboard's manual before attempting this setup.

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A:New computer build and nothing but trouble so far....please help :)

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A:Opinions on new computer build

Hi Rory, CPU 76.00 HDD 40.00 Mem 40.00 MB 50.00 PSU 47.00 op/BR 100.00 TV 68.00 VGA 65.00 Case 50.00 mon 180.00

For your consideration;
You didn't list any video rendering,editing, or the like. If that is what he does, then i would go Intel without a doubt. For what you listed however, this will handle things splendidly.
I included a 24" monitor as you said he works on spreadsheets and 24" is where you can get two of them side by side with relative ease. The total is 651.00 quid, so you have a lot of room for OS and keyboard.
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well heres somethin i put together, its not pentium as u wanted, but a great alternative









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A:Need suggestions for new computer build.

The best.

Newbuilder said:

I am new to computer building and decided I need to build me a computer that will handle any game I buy for it without any problems. I am tired of buying a new game that wont work on my pc.

My question for you guys is where to start?

I know nothing about Motherboards, Processors,ETC. What are the best for gaming? I am slowly reading over the threads on here to learn about as much as i can. Everyone has to start somewhere and here I am, a spunge, ready to learn. Please help, love games, need good gaming pc.


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The best product is the product that fits your exact needs and fits your budget.

So for us to give you suggests, please tell us how much you're willing to spend (as we already know you want to game ).
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I would like it if you could please give me feedback on the compatibility of these components and just some advice on what I could improve.

Here is the link to all the components on the website pcpartpicker:

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A:Thoughts on my computer build

As long as you know that you're missing your harddrive and optical drive, then it looks good.