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Old 07-20-2008, 02:18 PM   #1
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Default Building a computer pls help

alright i don't really want a million suggestions of replacement parts or better parts what i really want to know is if i get these parts and the right cables will i be able to put it together and have it function well. If you have any suggestions i rly should hear like something that is going to make it run smoother or a bad fault in a component or a compatibility issue let me know this is the first computer i've ever built

sound card http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applicatio...8&sku=C44-3272
hard drive
video card( wanting to crossfire these so getting 2)
processor cooling fan
case and power supply

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Old 07-20-2008, 03:39 PM   #2
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Well, if you're wanting to run Crossfire, you're going to have to make a couple of changes. The motherboard you selected is an SLI board for Nvidia cards and the power supply does not have enough power for a Crossfire setup.

A nice board would be the MSI K9A2 Platinum

You'll need at least 550W power supply for a Crossfire setup. This combo will work for you: NZXT Apollo Black ATX Mid-Tower Case with NZXT PP-600 600-Watt Power Supply

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i would suggest taking a really good look at a Barebone Kit
like this one
2.66 quad core
600w psu
crossfire ready mobo
2 gigs of ram
and a great and very easy to work on case

then all you would have to do is add your gpus
hdd and sound card

just my 2 cents though
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