OK im only 17, but blessed with a dad who works
I currently have a hunk of junk as a Computer and am building my first computer from scratch. I want a computer that will destroy the earth, i want power power power and nothing 2nd rate.
I know i dont really need the most powerful PC but for years i have been stuck with a cheap thing that can only manage 2fps on 3DMark05.
I have chosen to go AMD over intel, as i like the look of their processors.
So far i have purchased
Asus A8N32 SLI Deluxe Mobo, its a very nice Mobo
A 19" Widescreen Display, 12ms refresh rate
1 300GB Maxator 16MB cache Sata 3GB/s harddrive. I am going to get anothe 2 of these and 1 or 2 74GB 10,000rpm drives and run it in Raid 0+1
So the question i have is what should i be looking at for the rest of the Computer?
I was thinking of the FX60 CPU and i was going to buy a better Heatsink and fan (what one do you guys recomend) and OC to 3GHZ if it stays stable anough
What RAM should i get? i want 2 x 1GB sticks of RAM. I have been looking but just get lost when they talk about latencys etc etc. So what would u say was the best one to get?
Also Graphics gard is another hard one, I love Nvida as a brand (one reason i got a Nvida chipset Mobo) and was thinking is the 7800GTX 512MB version worth the money, and is it worth having it in SLI as if i got a 512 i would only get one at the start and buy another a few months lata? or would i be better of with 2 x 7800GTX 256MB?
The last thing i have to ask is about Cases and PSU? I am thinking of the Thermeltake Armor range, in black with a transparent side pannel. Is there a better case for cooling and noise? also what type of PSU would i need for this computer? is their one brand that is better than the other?
Thankyou for taking the time to read this and any help would be greatly apreciated