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Old 09-17-2005, 01:29 PM   #1
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I am planning on building my first computer at the end of the month. I have done my research and I know what I want to get. I was just wondering if anyone had any advice.
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Old 09-17-2005, 01:46 PM   #2
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maybe u could post ur parts list here?

And take it slowly when putting the hardware together, no point rushing and then screwing something up.
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Old 09-17-2005, 01:53 PM   #3
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well I am getting an amd athlon 64 3000+ or 3200+, Gigabyte K8NS 939 scoket Motherboard, 160 gb ide hardrive, 1 gb of ram, floppy drive, dvd burner, 450 watt power supply, and I haven't decided on the case yet.
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what video card?
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Old 09-17-2005, 02:19 PM   #5
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opps. right. a gefroce 6800+
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Old 09-17-2005, 02:21 PM   #6
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how much is all that going to cost you?
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800-900 CAD. not including moniter.
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Well, as you are getting an Athlon 64, try get 2 x 512MB DDR400 sticks, with as low latencies as you can afford, in a dual-channel configuration.

Just make sure you get a good branded PSU. I can't really explain this well, but you need to make sure you have like dual 12v rails. Someone else will probably be able to help me out here...hopefully...maybe.
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