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Okay, I've got all the new parts for my new build coming in. Build is listed in the sig.

I've read that the E4300 will overclock pretty well, I've seen people running it up to 2.9 GHz. I will probably only OC it to about 2.5GHz to be safe, as this will be my first OC experience. Guess it's a good thing you guys will be around to help me through it.

:-D

Let me know what you think about the system, any suggestions on building, and DEFF some suggestions with OC'ing.

I love Newegg.
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The parts look good although I'd question the supplied PSU with the case. The photo shows it only has one 12v rail @ 22a I don't think this is sufficient for the GPU and other parts. (I could be wrong though)

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You are 100% right. What's your budget to spend on a power supply?
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post #4 of 30
mr silver surfer is correct.

psu's that come with cases aren't too good.

that 8800 is a power hungry card, you can probably get away with that psu for a while, but i wouldn't depend on it forever
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Yea, I was thinking I should be able to get away with the case psu for a bit, unless of course the 8800 won't want it. I already used up most of whats in the bank, but by the 22nd of this month, I'll be getting a big fat paycheck, and I'll be getting A. A new monitor. B. A new PSU with pretty lights to match the blue LED's in the case. C. Some form of cooling for the CPU, because I do plan on OC'ing it, although I have heard the stock cooler works very well in keeping it cool. D. Some other random things, depending on the quality of the fans with the case I may replace them.
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post #6 of 30
Thats if the PSU even has a PCI-E power connector

Honestly. I wouldn't even dare try to run the 8800GTS on the PSU, not even for one hour because fi thgat thing blows. Your system will more than likely go with it, cheap PSU's don't ahve a cut off switch to stop it from frying the system. And if they do it won't work properly

You should be able to easily get more than 2.5 out of the E4300

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Well, judging by the advice from you all, and my desire NOT to blow my system in a day.. any recommendations for a PSU? And I imagine it should have a PCI-E on it.. I mean this isn't the year 2000.

About overclocking it past 2.5, I'm sure I could easily pull it off. I'm just new to the whole OC thing, so I'm gunna take it slow at first. But I have heard and read the E4300 is an excellent processor to learn overclocking with.
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post #8 of 30
since i can tell you dont' really have the money to spend on a new psu in your posts so far.

this is the best value one i could find
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341010

and if you can do google check out final price is 80 bucks for this corsair ( i favor this one)
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-520w...203270716.html

but if you're really on budget (i would get this 3rd out of this line up):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005
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post #9 of 30
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I have the money, but I don't want to drop another 150 on a psu. I'd rather get like an 80ish $ one for temp purposes, because I still have a car to pay for this month, and my first paycheck at my new job (IT Intern) is going to be the end of the month. But it's going to be a big one. Atleast for an 18 year old with no bills besides 300 for car + insurance.

So I'm thinking, should I attempt to use the PSU in the case, because the 8800 at the bare minimum needs only a 400 watt supply, or should I drop some more money on a temp one, or should I go ahead and just grab the nice one. I mean, already spent 1000 on it, whats another 100.
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post #10 of 30
like i said: if you're really on budget:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005

come on someone, second it. lol
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