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Need help picking parts.

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by w451208, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. w451208

    w451208 Member

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    I am trying to build my first pc and I am having trouble choosing the parts. Everything will be bought from newegg. Here is what I have so far and what I need help with:

    NZXT HUSH Black SECC Steel/ Aluminum/ Plastic ATX Mid Tower Case

    Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive

    Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor

    Phillips DVD Burner

    EVGA 320-P2-N815-A3 GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16

    OCZ GameXStream OCZ600GXSSLI ATX12V 600W Power Supply 100 - 240 V CB/CE/CSA/UL/FCC

    G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800

    GIGABYTE GA-N650SLI-DS4 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard

    With this setup I am having problems trying to figure out if I need a bigger power supply. If you see something else that is off please tell me. Thanks
     
  2. Waymon3X6

    Waymon3X6 Regular member

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    That setup looks fine to me. The OCZ PSU that you picked out is fine for those components.

    The only thing I would change though is the Graphics Card. Dump the GTS and go with the GT. It's got more ram, and is way faster! It will eat the GTS for dinner in any benchmarks.

    Go with the GT.
     
  3. AXT

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    Yea, If you can find one that is. They are sold out EVERYWHERE. You can't even find a HD3870s.

    Also get a power supply that supports EPS12V.
     
  4. Pop_Smith

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    True, newegg is supposed to get some more 8800GTs sometime this week so keep an eye out. The 8800 GTs perform so well that newegg jacked the price up and they still sell like hot cakes. :p
     
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    The Sapphire HD3870 is in stock now, which is easily more powerful than the 8800GTS (not to mention quieter). Since you've gone with an NZXT Hush case, I assume quiet is what you're after. In that case, you should definitely get a better heatsink for your CPU (something like a Thermalright Ultra 120 with a Scythe S-Flex fan if you can afford it) and you should go with a Corsair HX Power supply as well, much quieter than the OCZ units.
     

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