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Ok... so lets asume I put in a graphics card in addition to the onboard graphics. The DVI cable I assume would then plug into the graphics card rather than the DVI on the mother board? Other than if you were playing any games.... is there any real advantage in also installing a seperate graphics card?
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Ok... so lets asume I put in a graphics card in addition to the onboard graphics. The DVI cable I assume would then plug into the graphics card rather than the DVI on the mother board? Other than if you were playing any games.... is there any real advantage in also installing a seperate graphics card?

Yes, you plug the DVI cable into the GPU rather than the motherboard and other than gaming no not really. But if you don't install a dedicated GPU then the motherboard will automatically use either 64 MB, 128 MB or 256 MB (most likely 256 MB) RAM, so instead of having say 4 GB RAM you would only have 3.75 usable, but from what you say you are going to use it for 3.75 GB is more than enough. A dedicated GPU can also make a huge difference in CAD software as well.
    
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Oh, I forgot to mention.... I've not gotten a case yet as I'm looking at a lot of different ones because I know cooling and air flow is important. I see cheap ones and expensive ones even with lights. Have no need for lights....just good cooling and bays for CDrom, CD/DVD-R, ect.
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Fractal Design Core 3000, I don't think you can do any better for less. It does only have two 5.25" bays for a DVD drive though.
    
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Thanks....I really appreciate you sharing your knowledge, it really helps me better grasp the newer technology.

Thats what we are here for, to help each other,, that why I love OCN, ive been a member from 2006!!
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What do you think of this case? I can get this case for $29.00 + shipping.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811150028
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no bad, basic, but not bad
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What are your thoughts on these computer cases??
http://www.arctic.ac/en/p/cooling/pc-case/79/silentium-t11.html
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"Advanced ventilation system" I'm sold biggrin.gif Coolermaster Elites are good..
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For $50 I like the NZXT Source 210 Elite. Free shipping on Newegg.
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