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well ill see if I can send it back.
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Its not a bad PSU its just that if you run that big a PSU in your system its going to cost more on your power bill then if you had a 550 watts

And its only 80 plus bronze which is not very high today
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post #13 of 60
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I chose the ssd because from what ive read it just increases a lot of speed. I was thinking originally to just get a ssd for the os and a normal hard drive for every thing else but I wasnt too sure..
post #14 of 60
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well any idea what type of power supply I should go for?
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I chose the ssd because from what ive read it just increases a lot of speed. I was thinking originally to just get a ssd for the os and a normal hard drive for every thing else but I wasnt too sure..

Samsung 840 gives you the best bang for buck right now
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well any idea what type of power supply I should go for?

Depens if you want one or two video cards?
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Samsung 840 gives you the best bang for buck right now
Depens if you want one or two video cards?

Well I could go for two if it would be a better idea. the rig im using now is a comp from 2002 and its starting to die on me.
post #17 of 60
Well, Welcome to OCN buddy. Good luck with the first build. You will receive all the help you need here.

I agree on the power supply. But, if you can afford it, i would just stick with it. It is essentially future proofing that part of your build. Especially with a capable board as you have chosen.

The video card is more in the middle of the road, strong but could be a better choice to get older gen series sa "nz" said.

My other suggestion wuold be on the case. I don't know how far you plan on taking that case into the future. Thermal take does make a decent case, but for the money you can get a lot more out of a case from NZXT, Cooler Master, Corsair, etc. Of course if this is your choice for the aesthetics, then I'm all for it

EDIT: Just saw that it was a bronze psu. Going seasonic or Antec gold, or even platinum. 750 watt would be well suited.
Edited by Asustweaker - 4/2/13 at 5:44pm
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post #18 of 60
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Well I could go for two if it would be a better idea. the rig im using now is a comp from 2002 and its starting to die on me.

Its better to have one video card over two so if you can always pick one larger card over two smaller ones
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post #19 of 60
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so what price range should I be looking for in graphic cards?
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Well, Welcome to OCN buddy. Good luck with the first build. You will receive all the help you need here.

I agree on the power supply. But, if you can afford it, i would just stick with it. It is essentially future proofing that part of your build. Especially with a capable board as you have chosen.

The video card is more in the middle of the road, strong but could be a better choice to get older gen series sa "nz" said.

My other suggestion wuold be on the case. I don't know how far you plan on taking that case into the future. Thermal take does make a decent case, but for the money you can get a lot more out of a case from NZXT, Cooler Master, Corsair, etc. Of course if this is your choice for the aesthetics, then I'm all for it

Thank you very much I appreciate the welcome smile.gif
Well it seemed like one of the best cases from tigerdirect.. I havent really been able to find good cases on most sites ive used. Ive seen some pretty awesome cases but never actually found one or where to, any links to some nice cases would be greatly appreciated
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