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Here is my wish list from newegg. This is my first build ever. Up until this point the only thing ive done is replace my graphics card twice and install a t.v. tuner.

CPU: E7200
Mobo: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L
GPU: ASUS 4850
RAM: OCZ Platinum 2gigs
PSU: antec earthwatts 500watts
HDD: Hitachi 320gig
DVD: Samsung 22x
CPU cooling: artic cooling freezer 7

EXTRAS:
apevia 120mm blue led fan
static wrist strap only $2
artic silver 5 thermal compund
artic silver compound remover
Going to use my vista ultimate trial for my first build

all for $670 shipped

Any tips for a new builder?
Edited by lhowatt - 7/8/08 at 5:22pm
    
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we cant see your cart with that link, you'll have to export it somehow
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Broken link. Just post a screenshot or another working link.
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deleted the link and posted it old school
    
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Visiontek is supposed to be the way to go with ATI cards. You don't really need the compound remover, and I'd get mx-2. From what I've read it works better and doesn't have a curing time although there's not really much of a difference anyways. Link to the ocz ram?
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post #6 of 39
Was good until I seen Hitachi. Spend the few extra bucks to get a Seagate or Western Digital.
    
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post #7 of 39
If your going to be using Vista 32 or 64 get 4 gigs, believe me you wont regret it. Theres also an issue with that board with certain types of ocz ram because it needs 2.2 V and the mobo only gives 1.8 at stock settings but thats as easy as adding a couple extra volts.

EDIT: Ram: Get 2 X 2, not 4X1 because using all 4 dims makes overclocking harder

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227298

It may be pushing your wallet a bit, but its up to you.
Edited by David_1337 - 7/8/08 at 6:39pm
    
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post #8 of 39
You should upgrade that E7200 to a E63,E6550 or a E6750, and if you're lucky maybe somewhere you can find a Q6600 somewhere for 190 But everything else looks good you should be getting some good stuff outta that
 
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post #9 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by S2000_Skyline12 View Post
You should upgrade that E7200 to a E63,E6550 or a E6750, and if you're lucky maybe somewhere you can find a Q6600 somewhere for 190 But everything else looks good you should be getting some good stuff outta that
I don't understand how that would be an upgrade, e7200 is 45nm and should overclock to 3.8ghz or so fairly easily.
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post #10 of 39
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i hear the e7200 is great to overclock. Upgrading voltage is as easy as going into the BIOS and changed it from 1.8 to 2.2 right? Any noob can do it?

btw i called microsoft and they say that i can run the windows ultimate trial DVD on newly built computers without a problem, so im gonna use that for a while until i order an OEM copy from newegg. Also is the earthwatts 500 enough to support everything?
    
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