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Q: Computer Build Check

I think I've checked correctly if the power will be enough and I have plenty of space to fit everything.

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A: Computer Build Check

Were you wanting all those items? Seemed to be some redundancies and over-kill. Regardless though, 10K has me drooling.
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This is my very first foray into the DIY computer field and it d really mean a lot to me if I could get some opinions on this build I d check my Please build computer decided that I would not exceed Also I don t need a keyboard mouse speakers or monitor My only gripe is that I would like a eVGA GT KO and I can t find any way to fit it in with Please check my computer build my limited price range Maybe that s something you guys are better at Also I believe everything is compatible but I m not sure and a quick check would be nice I ll be using this computer mainly for video games Most specifically Battlefield I d like the computer to be overclockable word and upgradeable lol word Any thoughts comments reviews would be appreciated Thanks Specs APEVIA ASPIRE X-Alien ATXA AW-SV Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case W Power Supply - Retail Model ATXA AW-SV Item N E - Mail-in Rebate MSI K N Platinum Socket AM NVIDIA nForce Ultra MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail Model K N Platinum Item N E - Mail-in Rebate eVGA -P -N -AX Geforce GT MB GDDR PCI Express x Video Card - Retail Model -P -N -AX Item N E AMD Athlon Orleans GHz Socket AM Processor Model ADA CNBOX - Retail Model ADA CNBOX Item N E G SKILL GB x GB -Pin DDR SDRAM DDR PC Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model F - PHU - GBHZ - Retail Model F - PHU - GBHZ Item N E - Instant Western Digital Caviar SE WD KS GB RPM SATA Gb s Hard Drive - OEM Model WD KS Item N E - Mail-in Rebate NEC X DVD R DVD Burner Black IDE ATAPI Model ND- A - OEM Model ND- A BK OEM Item N E Microsoft Windows XP Home With SP B Pack - OEM Model N - Item N E Subtotal Total S amp H EDIT Edited for clearity EDIT Subtotal now includes Mail-in Rebates nbsp

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Hey, I am wanting to make my first gaming computer and despite all my research and back checking, I still feel like something may be wrong, not to mention if possible I would like to save a bit more money since I am just above my budget of about $500. Below is a link to my build.

I am hoping to play mainly games like WoW, Arche Age, and mmos like that. Also I may occasionally play something more demanding like Skyrim or something. Any tips, and if possible money saves, let me know.
Thank You!!

A:Gaming Computer Build Check

Probably better to get rid of the GPU and just go with an AMD APU. Like A10-5800K
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I Just finished building my computer and im trying to get it to work
I Have an EVGA 750i Sli FTW motherboard and it keeps coming up with 7F on the post port. it means post error check and check POST error and display them and ask for user intervention. how can i get my computer to work
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Hi, this is my first post. I have been trying to put together a computer, bought all the parts, put it all together, but when I connect it to a monitor it says "check connection." I cannot reach the BIOS screen at all...I have tried everything suggested, unplugging the RAM and just putting 1 stick in, unplugging the video card and putting it back, even tried using a different monitor. I have checked my connections over and over and can't find out what's wrong. All parts were bought brand new on Newegg. This is the first computer that I have built so I'm new..just wanted to see if I can get any help. Thanks in advance..

Details of my build:
Asus p5w DH deluxe motherboard
Intel quad core q6600 2.40ghz
Corsair Dominator 4gb DDR2 RAM (4 single)
Rosewill 550w power supply
Phillips 20x DVD+-
Seagate 500gb Harddrive

A:Monitor says "Check Connection/ No Signal" Computer Build

Forgot to add the video card: Sapphire Hd 2600 pro
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Looking to build a budget computer for someone.

Would all these parts work together?

Mobo: (FX)&manufacture=MSI/MicroStar&promoid=1360
Video card: nVidia 7600GT

Goal: run StarCraft 2 and Counter Strike.


A:Please check my build?

Definitely a budget system with older generation hardware but it should work.

Here's a deal on a bigger and faster hard drive:
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Heyo this is my first post on TechSpot figured i d get some pros to look at this rig i ll be building as soon as windows comes out please review these parts and just give out my build? new Check me an overview of your opinion I ll be using Check out my new build? this PC for school work mid range photo amp video editing surfing the web and some Check out my new build? gaming games like BF Black Ops MW - but i don t mind if they re running on mid or low quality graphics My budget is around AUD but i can afford to stretch it an extra or but i d rather keep it around the range I am not planning to overclock I will be buying all my parts online from wvw pccasegear com i m not using newegg because theyre not available where i live - in Australia but pccasegear is a nice website I want this computer to last me at least years before it starts to slow down to around - seconds boot shutdown time so without further ado here it is Case CoolerMaster Storm Enforcer CPU AMD Phenom II X Black Edition CPU Cooler Arctic Cooling Alpine Pro Rev Graphics Card Gigabyte GTS Overclocked HDD Western Digital Caviar Blue TB WD EALX RAM G Skill Ripjaws F - CL D- GBRL GB x GB DDR Motherboard ASUS M A Motherboard Optical Drive ASUS DRW- B ST X DVDRW Drive Power Supply OCZ Fatal ty Series W Modular Monitor Samsung S A B in Widescreen LED Monitor Mouse Gigabyte ECO Wireless Laser Mouse Keyboard Cherry Infinity USB Keyboard Speakers Logitech LS Speakers OS Microsoft Windows Home Premium bit with SP OEM EXTRA Case Fan CoolerMaster MegaFlow Red TOTAL shipping and tax included If you have read this far i commend you please leave a comment with your opinion on my build nbsp

A:Check out my new build?

By the time Win8 releases those parts will be obsolete.
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I have 4 harddrives: 2 SATA, 2 IDE.

I have a CD/DVD drive and DVD-RW drive.

I rarely game, but I may get into playing CoD (again) in the future.

I do some video editing/converting.

Here's what I'm looking at. I need compatability issues checked, if anyone has other suggestions for a less than $400 build, I'm all ears.


Mobo -

Video Card -

Power Supply -


Processor -

+$411.14 including shipping/handling

-$45 mail-in rebates

$366.14 total


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I'm planning on making a computer here soon and this is what i'm thinking of putting into it, if you have any suggestions, comments or criticisms they would be appreciated.
case -

mobo -

gpu -

psu -

cpu -

memory -

hdd -

sound card -
total price without shipping, taxes or rebates = $1,347.92

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My current system was upgraded to windows 7 32bit from vista 32bit (I bought the windows 7 home premium upgrade disc when it was first released). I am going to build a complete new system. Can I install windows 7 64bit from the same windows 7 disc? Or do I have to buy a new windows 7 disc? Is there a way around buying a whole new disc?

A:Solved: New computer build work with old build's Windows 7 Disc?

It won't activate and you will end up in Safe Mode permanently. One machne = one license. You need to buy another full version. But you can do it if you don't use 7 on the old machine. You will just have to activate by phone and explain. Then if you go online with both, one will deactivate and go to Safe Mode.
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so i hope this link works.. if not i guess i will go and make links for every part of my pc..

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A:First build spec check

Good on compatibility. Good on RAM selection. Nice case/PS.
Stock CPU cooler is fine unless you plan on overclocking or live in a relatively hot environment - IMO. However, it is just a stock fan and aesthetically lacking.

EDIT: I would recommend this HDD over your current selection due to the 6Gb/s SATA ports on the mobo.
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A:check my build specs

Looks good.

Why the Samsung drive? Do you already have it?
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Hello, this is my first cheap gaming build and would be great if someone would check if it's any good.

CPU: AMD FX-4350 4,2Ghz
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD7850 1GB
RAM: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM
HDD: Seagate 1TB 7200RPM 64MB Cache
Power Supply: Codegen ATX PSU 600W CE PFC PSU
Case: Compucase mATX 6TJB

Tryed to test it at game-debate:

Battlefield 4

A:Solved: First build - need a check

forget the codegen

you need to be here
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I'll use it primarily for gaming and music production, but for now, let's stick to the gaming part.

CASE: Cooler Master HAF 922
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 970
GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti
PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
Monitor: ASUS VH197D Black 18.5"
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4

I already have a decent mouse that I use with my lappy.

Are these compatible?
I checked already, and everything seemed to be in place, but I'm also a bit of a n00b, so I could be way off here.
And lastly, any recommendations/part swaps for a cheaper build while also maintaining a comparable level of power?

A:Compatibility check/recommendations for my first build, anyone?

That PSU is quite a bit of overkill, unless you're considering multiple video cards in the future.

An 18.5" monitor would make me so very, very unhappy. I had two 19" wide screens and got rid of them both almost immediately. 22" is about the sweet spot for the 1680 x 1050 computer 16:10 standard, and you should bump up to 23" if you're going to get a 1920 x 1080P 16:9 ratio panel. There just isn't enough screen height in the smaller panels.

I tried plugging a desktop mouse into my lappy and it didn't work. Don't know if the reverse is true. I didn't try very hard though. Try it first.

You should have enough posts to link your parts choices. Being able to click to the product pages helps us a bunch.
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Im about to buy new PC. I would like to know if selected components are compatible, and recommended to put together. If they will be quiet and reliable. If they will handle newst gamest in fullHD etc. Basicaly what do u think is this good build for near future games 2013 - 14.15+ ?


CPU: AMD FX-8350
MB: ASUS M5A97 R2.0
FAN: 5x Arctic-Cooling Arctic F12 PWM (jeden do zdroja)
Cpu fan: Arctic Freezer A30
CASE: Fractal Design Define R3 USB3.0 Black Pearl
RAM: Kingston 8GB 1600MHz CL11
HDD: Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB
GPU: Mostl likely 7790

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Hey Guys

I'm planning on building a PC for sometime now. Ive based in on a smaller budget and have pieced these parts together. I was wondering what PSU I should buy for the parts I plan to use.

Here is a list of the parts -

For a PSU i'd like to buy one with some headroom so i can add a graphics card and possibly a SDD. - GPU - SDD

Also any suggestions on how i could improve on the set-up would be great too.

Thanks All - Hope You've have a good holidays


A:Suggest A PSU And Check Planned Build Set Up

The Corsair TX 650 is a very popular, reliable, and quality designed unit:

It should be more than adequate to power any system with a Radeon HD 7770 graphics card.
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A:First build, can someone double check parts and or suggestions?

for those parts above a 650w power supply will be ample but i would firstly advice more then one stick of memory so it will be faster, if you buy 2 (or 4 or 8 ect) sticks of memory it will run in dual mode and if you buy 3 (or 6) it will run in tripple channel
Your graphics card isn't crossfire, it only says crossfire ready so when you buy a second one it will work in crossfire.

I would advice looking at intel socket 1155 instead of amd
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I just want to surf the net. No high-speed where I live, just dial-up and I do not game. I have no intentions of over-clocking the system. Would the following be a good system to build?

case - Rosewill TU155 (no SATA - whatever that is???)
processor - E2140 Allendale 1.6 GHz - LGA-775 socket - dual core
motherboard - MSI G31M-F
ram - crucial - 2x240 pin - DDR2 800
HD - ATA100 - WD400JB

Will I need a video card or will one be on the MB? Also, will the MB have a modem for dial-up? What would be a good CD or DVD burner?

Thanks in advance for any help,

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A:Compatibility check on new gaming machine -- first PC build

Personally I wouldn't blow money on an i7-980 1366 based system. Enthusiast level Sandy Bridge products are scheduled before the end of the year and AMD Bulldozer CPUs should be competitive as well, even the 1155 socket Sandy bridge systems are giving very similar performance to that Gulftown processor for a lot less money. I'd rather put the money into better video cards. Also 24Gb of ram is excessive. 8-16Gb is as much as I'd recommend for gaming. If you have other planned uses for the machine then you might have reason to put that much ram in it, otherwise cut back on the ram to at least 16Gb and invest the money into an SSD drive for OS and current games to be stored on. That improves boot speed and loading times for games. Don't think there should be a problem with the H50 in that case. As long as there is clearance between the rear exhaust fan mounting position and the CPU positioning for the radiator and fan to fit then you are good to go.
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Hello to all I am planning on doing my nd build for the wife and made a few mistakes on the st build as I did not consult with this forum before I purchased my hardware and as a result ended upcosting a bit more than I had planned This build is only going to be used for surfing printing occasional photos and craft related media emails and surfing The main aim is a faster Internet surfing machine than that which she is currently using yr old single core MhZAMD email protected wireless G and to reduce the physical dimensions of case Planning on uprading network to N-wireless and have Mb cable connection I am hoping some experienced builders can look over my possible purchases and comment and advise Hopefully I have given enough info and links This is all I was planning on getting to achieve my aim at a reasonable price and hopefully some Major Brownie points from the missus Thanks all Intel CPU Celeron E Retail http www microdirect co uk Home Product Intel-CPU-Celeron-E -Retail-- yr Antec ISK - Check Mini build ITX 'n' cheap please. quick specs case mini-ITX NO PSU Mini ITX build cheap 'n' quick Check specs please. http www microdirect co uk Home Product Antec-ISK- - -case-mini-ITX-NO-PSU-S - Sony x Int Slimline Black Bare SATA http www microdirect co uk Home Product Sony- x-Int--Slimline-Black-Bare-SATA-S - Zotac motherboard NF I-K-E LGA DDR mini-ITX http www microdirect co uk Home Product Zotac-motherboard-NF I-K-E-LGA -DDR Western Digital GB HDD SATA II rpm MB http www microdirect co uk Home Product Western-Digital- GB-hard-disk-drive-Caviar-SE Corsair memory GB TwinX XMS DDR http www microdirect co uk Home Product Corsair-memory- GB-TwinX-XMS - -DDR -Kit-- -x Tp Link Wireless Lite-N USB Adapter http www microdirect co uk Home Product Tp-Link-Wireless-Lite-N-USB-Adapter-S - nbsp

A:Mini ITX build cheap 'n' quick Check specs please.

Here is a simply excellent review of that case.

You will have thermal problems with it.
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Hey everyone,

I'm on a new build and I keep experiencing random BSODs. There doesn't seem to be any single event that triggers them. They've happened playing a game, exiting a game, watching a video, browsing windows, doing nothing, etc.

I've tried re-seating my memory, video card, etc. as well as double-checking all cords and plugs. This didn't seem to help.

Any other information that you need to know I would be happy to provide.

Any help would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

A:Sporadic BSOD on a new build, varying bug check codes

Out of three crash dump, the earliest one shows Linksys WMP600N Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band driver as teh failing element.

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* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck D1, {fffffac15164b040, 2, 0, fffff8800581b114}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr28x.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr28x.sys
Probably caused by : netr28x.sys ( netr28x+1b114 )

Followup: MachineOwner
And th driver is very old.

fffff880`05800000 fffff880`0589f000 netr28x T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: netr28x.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netr28x.sys
Image name: netr28x.sys
Timestamp: Thu Feb 26 08:32:09 2009 (49A60631)
CheckSum: 000A3BDB
ImageSize: 0009F000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Search for an update here. If you dont find any latest update, you may need to plan to change the adapter.

Which antivirus do you use?

Let us know the results.

BugCheck D1, {fffffac15164b040, 2, 0, fffff8800581b114}

*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for netr28x.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for netr28x.sys
Probably caused by : netr28x.sys ( netr28x+1b114 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1E, {ffffffffc0000005, fffff800032b053a, 0, ffffffffffffffff}

Probably caused by : win32k.sys ( win32k!SURFACE::bDeleteSurface+3c8 )

Followup: MachineOwner
BugCheck 1A, {3452, 16bce000, fffff700010d32a8, b8700002cf231c66}

Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt! ?? ::FNODOBFM::`string'+35163 )

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A:Warning: When bulding a puter, check every thing twice and build it ASAP!!!
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system info and dmp files attached.
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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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comment below if you can offer some help and advice if possible
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A:New computer build, works smooth but internet issues on sole computer

Suggest you try the latest LAN drivers from the ASrock site.
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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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GIGABYTE GA-X79-UD5 LGA 2011 $324
i7-3930K $599
Mushkin Enhanced Redline 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3 1866 $139
ZOTAC AMP2! GTX 580 already own
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CORSAIR H100 Cooler Now: $119
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PLEXTOR Blu-ray Writer already own
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Nice build! I'm jealous
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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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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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I want to build the computer I know there is 2 popular site to buy

1- pricewatch


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please if anybody has experience ( from Europe) and bought something from these 2 sites share with us of good and bad advantages.

please inform me in both websites .


A:To build the computer

dont you have any sites in your country - if the equipment is faulty may be a lot less hassel

also you may have to pay import tax or duty on anything from abroad - have a search and see if you are liable .
I only know about UK - and we dont have import duty but we do ave a 17.5% VAT tax that will be applied
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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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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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I have moved your thread to our Cpu`s chipsets and mobo`s forum. I have also changed your thread title to something a little more appropriate. Please use proper thread titles from now on. Thanks.

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I found that:

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The beeping sound is probably an error code telling you something is wrong. The meaning of the beeps will vary depending on your BIOS. See the following article for more information:Computer POST / beep codes
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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:Buy computer or build one?

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Computer details
MSI 790fx-gd70 mobo
AMD phenon II x4 955 black
8 gig cosair XMS DD3
duel ATI HD 4890 running in crossfire
windows 7 ult 64

A:New computer build

What Power Supply are you running?
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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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Edited for typo only.

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Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB Hard Drive
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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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A:My first computer build

what are hiper psu's like?

i heard very good and bad things about them ?
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also what is RAID and how does it work???
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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

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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A:Computer build for less than $800?

oh nice thanks. i tihk thats good enough.

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MASSCOOL 9U291B1M3GO 70mm Ball CPU Cooler

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I build few pc and it works fine just this one
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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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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
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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.

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

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A:First computer build

That power supply isn't big enough for the 670. You need a power supply (500W min.) with +12 Volt current rating of 30 Amps (or more).
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A:New computer build

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Hello all Can you please help me ill be doin it too but i want to find out how much it will cost me for pretty hot computer from www overclockers co uk :) NEW on BUILD!!! Help COMPUTER Built by myslef i will need only the followin Motherboard cross fire compatibal and one that will support a good gaming cpu CPU bestish for gaming but not over ish if possible Graphics card either hot single card or goodish cards which ever would be best im not sure Memory gig of nice memory good for gaming but still not stupid price tags if possble HDD i might use the ones in my current system because i cant see any major performance probles i will get wiv doin that but what do you think it is a gig rpm drive maker starts wiv quot W quot i think lol sorry Sound IF THE SOUND ON THE MOTHERBOARD IS NOT ALL THAT a good sound card me be added Floppy will be takin me currentone along wv me CD Drive will be re-using that too mousekeyboard monitor will also be kept also the case and psu tho could someone list a psu they would recomend for this system just incase the one i got Help on NEW COMPUTER BUILD!!! :) atm is not upto it Thank you very much for the help ill get back soon with the best i can comeup with ut imnot good at this so thingsmight not becompatibal with eacother BEST WILL Help on NEW COMPUTER BUILD!!! :) BE PICKED nbsp


Right heres my quick thow together for the moment. ill get back on here to morrow to see if any one has managed to get a good one cheaper

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
£214.99 £214.99
MY-007-GS G.Skill 2GB DDR ZX PC3200 (2x1GB) CAS2 Dual Channel Kit (F1-3200PHU2-2GBZX) (MY-007-GS) 1
£144.99 £144.99
Subtotal £689.96
VAT £120.75
Total £810.71
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D945GPM Intel Desktop Board with Pentium D 840 3.2 Ghz Processor.

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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A:Help Me Build A Computer!

sounds all right to me.
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•Intel Core i5 760 quad-core processor

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•Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB hard disk drive
Is there anything here that is a bad idea?
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I am planning to build a computer ive been looking for reveiws on this motherboard Asus p5ql pro ip43 socket 775 but can't find any.
Can anyone give me any advise on this board.
This is my planned build.

cpu e5200 dual core £62-03

motherboard Asus p5ql pro ip43 socket 775 £63-75

ocz 2gb kitddr2-800mhz/pc6400 £28-83

cooolermaster elite330 with 460w psu £51-99

samsung spinpoint 500gb hdd £44-40

gigabyte 512mb hd4670 gpu £62-63

samsung dvd rw l/scribe £18-55

could any one give me an opinion on this build
particularly the motherboard.

the computer will be used for family use plus editing home video and probably occasional gaming.
the gaming not really a priority at the moment.
Thanks for any help haddo.