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I'm thinking about going ahead and buying a case w/ a PSU since I've cut the total sum out pretty low. I've got some extra money to put into it. Suggestions on a case? I only want a case w/ the PSU included.

I'm going as cheap as possible. I don't care about the case as long as it's reliable. Would the 350w PSU that comes with this unit be enough power? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147024
Edited by Optixs - 7/9/08 at 7:08pm
post #22 of 89
Good choice, That Foxconn board does it job well. I built an internet browser for my friends dad with that thing. And it does the job quite well.

For a case. Rosewill is nice, cheap and reliable.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811147055

Though, I wouldn't go with any case under 450watt PSU. I have always noticed issues with any thing lower than that power wise.

You could try the Newegg power configuration to see how much power your build would need

EDIT:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156201
This seems like a nice case aswell. Cheaper too
Edited by Tator Tot - 7/9/08 at 7:39pm
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EDIT:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811156201
This seems like a nice case aswell. Cheaper too
If I get a case and PSU that's what I'll buy. I just found a fully functional 500W PSU in my room that I forgot about, so I doubt I'll buy one. I used that newegg wattage thing, and it suggested around 300watts. Ha.. so I'll have plenty of power.
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I always up that by 50 to be safe
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What are you going to use as your I/O?
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What are you going to use as your I/O?
He is using the Foxconn board not the Gigabyte.
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post #27 of 89
i looked up the cpu's support page for the board.
i could not find the e7200 on the page anywhere.
are you sure the board will support it?
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Theres a review on newegg stating it works with the e7200.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...eywords=&Page=


its at the top.
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post #29 of 89
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The foxconn board and e7200 are compatible. Since I'm under my $500 budget, I could even get a quad core such as the Q6600.
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Don't get that MoBo unless its not open box cause you won't get the I/O shield or cables.
That is not necessarily true.
Several of us bought the P35 Dark Open Box and got everything, and I do mean everything!
    
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