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Old 08-11-2006, 03:51 AM   #11
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MY final pick build items,
plz tell me if some parts are not supportable for my mobo or cpu.
and tell me if iam missing any parts to building a new pc for gaming and video processing mostly.

-Ngear 0302 18IN Case P4 400W Black 4X5.25 7X3.5 SIDE/TOP Windows & LED Fans (http://search.ncix.com/productdetail...er=1&sku=10143)

-AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Dual Core Processor S939 Manchester 2GHZ 512KBX2 90NM Retail Box

-Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro S754 S939 S940 2200RPM 40CFM Heatsink Fan
(http://pc.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=17226)

-DFI LANParty UT NF4 ULTRA-D Motherboard ATX S939 NFORCE4 Ultra DDR 2PCI-E16 SATA RAID Sound LAN 1394 (http://search.ncix.com/productdetail...er=1&sku=13825)

-Samsung PC3200 1GB DDR400 184PIN DIMM Memory OEM (http://search.ncix.com/productdetail...er=1&sku=13836)

-Maxtor DiamondMax 10 250GB IDE ATA133 7200RPM 16MB 9MS FDB RoHS Hard Drive

-XFX GeForce 7600 GT XXX 590MHZ 256MB 128BIT 1.6GHZ DDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I TV Out RoHS Video Card (http://search.ncix.com/productdetail...er=1&sku=20037)

-Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE PCI 7.1 Surround Sound Card
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Old 08-11-2006, 05:16 AM   #12
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Yeah they all look pretty compatable.. though to be honest there are a few things on there I would personally modify, such as ram, and even moreso the power supply. I don't trust stock case power supplies..

Do you have some sort of CD Rom for this thing?
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Old 08-11-2006, 05:20 AM   #13
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Are you going to be overclocking? If not, no need for that mobo
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Old 08-11-2006, 05:47 AM   #14
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i might not be overclocking, if not wat mobo would u recommend for amd athlon 64 x2 am2 version ?
and if i will be overclocking, is this mobo better ver ?
i only doing a939 cause of that mobo.
and is a939 or am2 better for gaming ?
wats the differences between the 2 neways?
and wat power source would u recommend me use ?
i be using LG CDRW 52X32X52 INT Eide Atapi OEM Beige W/ SW for cdrom.
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Old 08-11-2006, 03:33 PM   #15
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the difference is just the socket type for the CPU

u wont see that much difference, its just AMD's latest thing so its better for the future and more up to date. also you can get ddr2 memory instead of regular ddr. and ddr2 is faster so...thats good
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Old 08-11-2006, 04:03 PM   #16
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i might not be overclocking, if not wat mobo would u recommend for amd athlon 64 x2 am2 version ?
and if i will be overclocking, is this mobo better ver ?
i only doing a939 cause of that mobo.
and is a939 or am2 better for gaming ?
wats the differences between the 2 neways?
and wat power source would u recommend me use ?
i be using LG CDRW 52X32X52 INT Eide Atapi OEM Beige W/ SW for cdrom.
Socket 939 is the older generation from AMD. The only reason really why AMD switched to a new socket for their newest processors was to avoid confusion between the new and old processors.

This is a good socket AM2 motherboard. It'll be ok for overclocking, and unless you plan on being a hardcore, serious, overclocker then this will be fine for moderate overclocking:

MOBO: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...nufacture=ASUS

A power supply from Antec, Aspire, OCZ, rated at at least 450 watts will be suffice for you. I personally reccomend this one for you:

Power Supply Unit (PSU): http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...ufacture=ANTEC

It's enough power for all of your components, plus extra for overclocking. Some people may say to get a 500watt or 600watt,but if you do that you generally end up with a cheaper, lower quality power supply cause the manufacturer will use cheaper parts to keep the price down. So unless you plan on putting out anywhere from $130-$160 on a psu i wouldn't go with a psu with a higher wattage.

Right now the difference between socket 939 and socket am2 is minimal. HOWEVER, (and this is a big however), socket am2 supports ddr2, a much faster type of memory. DDR2 is the future of Random Access Memory (RAM), and by getting a socket am2 you future-proof and it will last longer before becoming outdated. Furthermore if you went with socker 939 andf ever wanted to upgrade your processor, in a year or two, motherboard, you would need a new mobo, new memory, and a new processor. You would not be able to update one individual component, because AMD won't be making new socket 939 processors.

Also is their a reason your ordering from NCIX.com ? I reccomend newegg.com, their very good. Unless your outside the United States, and NCIX will ship to you.
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Old 08-11-2006, 04:31 PM   #17
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hmm i ordered from ncix is cuz its in cdn amounts. heh.
so my case power supply wont do the job for gaming ?
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hmm, well power supplies that come with cases are notoriously cheap and shotty. 400 watts should also be enough for moderate overclocking and all of your components. Most people have ridicolous power supplies that they'll never use. Reading the reviews on the site for that case not a single person complained about the PSU. It maybe a safe bet. Not all psu's that come with cases are poor quality, but many people have had bad experinces with them. If your budget allows get a different psu, if not you should be okay.
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The stock Heatsink for the X2's is awesome there is no need for an aftermarket and also you void ur 3 year warranty for ur processor by using an aftermarket fan
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Old 08-12-2006, 01:31 AM   #20
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so i dont need this "ASUS NEPTUNE MH7 ALUMINUM COPPER BASE HEATSINK FAN 4500RPM 33CFM SOCKET A" heatsink ?
i thought i needed a heatsink for the cpu, cuz it said u cant run the computer w/o a heatsink.
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