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Alright, just dropped about 680 bucks and bought
Pentium C2D E6600 2.4Ghz
Western Digital 7200rpm 160gb SATA HDD
ASUS P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP
Just going to be cooling it with a Coolermaster Hyper48
those will be added along with 2x 1gb Kingston DDR2
Nvidia Geforce BFG 7950 GT OC.

Quick question before I get started.
1. my memory sticks, one is pc4200, and one is pc5300, both are DDR2 533mhz, will that matter? and
2. I've never installed a SATA HDD before, is there anything i should do different from an IDE, and btw I don't have an A Drive for drivers sake.
and I got a 500W power supply, this should be sufficient correct?
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post #2 of 9
yes, the memory speed will matter. they need to be the same.

and just plug the SATA hd in before you boot, same as IDE. and what brand PSU? you may want more.
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post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by trainmanup View Post
Alright, just dropped about 680 bucks and bought
Pentium C2D E6600 2.4Ghz
Western Digital 7200rpm 160gb SATA HDD
ASUS P5B Deluxe WiFi-AP
Just going to be cooling it with a Coolermaster Hyper48
those will be added along with 2x 1gb Kingston DDR2
Nvidia Geforce BFG 7950 GT OC.

Quick question before I get started.
1. my memory sticks, one is pc4200, and one is pc5300, both are DDR2 533mhz, will that matter? and
2. I've never installed a SATA HDD before, is there anything i should do different from an IDE, and btw I don't have an A Drive for drivers sake.
and I got a 500W power supply, this should be sufficient correct?
It's not Pentium anymore. Core 2 all the way.

1) Yes, they won't run in dual channel

2) Nope, just enable it in the BIOS. And it depends on the power supply. A 500W that came with your case probably isn't enough, a 500W Silverstone, Seasonic, or PC Power & Cooling should be fine.
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they can't be pc4200 and pc5300 AND BOTH be 533

You're basically saying "they're two differennt speeds but they're the same speed"

*****!
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post #5 of 9
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they can't be pc4200 and pc5300 AND BOTH be 533

You're basically saying "they're two differennt speeds but they're the same speed"

*****!
ima newb, well one is 5300 and one is 4200, sorry bout the mix up, just gettin back into building again.
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Yeah I went into the comp shop, and told the guy I needed another 1gb of pc4200 DDR2 ram, and he says that 5300 will run the same, so I'm going to go back there since I've only had it for 4 days and I can still return it, and tell him to shove it up his ass.
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by trainmanup View Post
Yeah I went into the comp shop, and told the guy I needed another 1gb of pc4200 DDR2 ram, and he says that 5300 will run the same, so I'm going to go back there since I've only had it for 4 days and I can still return it, and tell him to shove it up his ass.
Actually dude. he's kinda right. Cept you paid more lol.

Keep the 5300 and get another stick of 5300 maybe. Having faster ram means you cn overclock higher.
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Sideburns View Post
Actually dude. he's kinda right. Cept you paid more lol.

Keep the 5300 and get another stick of 5300 maybe. Having faster ram means you cn overclock higher.
lol I wish it was that easy, I've spent nearly 1000+ now on this comp this month, and the wifes probably going to leave me if I spend more haha. and I didn't initially intend on making this comp an overclocking project, more or less I wanted it stable and able.
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post #9 of 9
nice, just keep the 5300 stick and try to sell the other stick or return it. Your processor at stock is faster then a fx62 so you can imagine, you will be able to play anygame with no problem.
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