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Old 08-30-2004, 08:21 PM   #1
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I'm going to make my first computer and I want to know what I need to buy, and how much shuld it cost around... if I want:
-A normal case
-A p4 ~ 2.8-3.2 gig processor
-A nice mother board.... make me sum suggestions
-About 512-1028 mb ram
-Sumthing around 120+ gig harddrive...
-A ncie video card... sumthing around...an ati 9600xt
-A ncei cd/rw
a ncie enough comp to easily play the new games coming out...
EX: Far Cry ~ Half-Life 2 ~ Doom 3 ~ World of Warcraft ~ the works...

thanks guys in advance

-Eric
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Old 08-30-2004, 08:34 PM   #2
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Default Re: Making my first computer.. Help!

Okay to find the best prices search on
http://www.pricewatch.com

And to find quality parts search on
http://www.newegg.com

All the stuff you are getting looks to be nice newegg is the best for finding quality components fast. But newegg is more expensive.

Another site is http://www.zipzoomfly.com they are great as well.
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Originally Posted by h3yfish
I'm going to make my first computer and I want to know what I need to buy, and how much shuld it cost around... if I want:
-A normal case
-A p4 ~ 2.8-3.2 gig processor
-A nice mother board.... make me sum suggestions
-About 512-1028 mb ram
-Sumthing around 120+ gig harddrive...
-A ncie video card... sumthing around...an ati 9600xt
-A ncei cd/rw
a ncie enough comp to easily play the new games coming out...
EX: Far Cry ~ Half-Life 2 ~ Doom 3 ~ World of Warcraft ~ the works...

thanks guys in advance

-Eric
I honestly don't think your ready for this.If you do it now i see only disapoinment.Get someone qualified to do it.Spend enough and installation might be free.Mine was.
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Old 09-02-2004, 10:22 AM   #4
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Your obviously not afraid of an honest answer. I am also a complete newbie thinking of building my own. This is after getting on the Max. PC website and looking at their tutorial. Sometimes one learns the most by jumping right in. Not a good idea in this case? Where would you start?
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