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I already have a sound card, HD4550, and Hard Drives


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post #2 of 8
looks good, but why a Athlon II x3? also that SSD isnt the best you can get for the price. i think it would be $15-25 more for a OCZ Vertex 2 SSD in the 60gb version. and really for windows 7 you need about 60GB after you install drivers and all.
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post #3 of 8
I was just looking at that PSU. It has a promo code for 10$ more off. It doesn't look like you have it applied there. Here it is in case you missed it.

Promo code: EMCZNPY25
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post #4 of 8
Get the Antec TruePower 650 watt instead much better

I would also get a cheaper case and get an X4 rather than the X3.
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post #5 of 8
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I got the x3 only to try to unlock the 4th core. Figure Ill give it a shot. I really like the case so I'm stuck on that.
Yes I saw the promo code for the PSU that is why I picked it.

I only have 15gb on my current htpc win7 boot drive, what would I need 60gb for?
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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Wubble View Post
Get the Antec TruePower 650 watt instead much better

I would also get a cheaper case and get an X4 rather than the X3.
Not for a htpc
and not for a htpc.

If you are not gaming grab a dual core like the athlon II x2 240.
A sound card will do you no good if you are sending out audio via s/pdif or hdmi and will just restrict airflow.
The psu is overkill for those specs find a good 300-500 watt 80+psu like a SeaSonic S12II or Antec EarthWass Green, both in the the 380watt flavor.
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post #7 of 8
Looks good but a basic dual-core should be fine. Even with x3, 95w at stock, 4550 max 30w so you basically need a solid pus can pull 20a/240w is fine but that 600w psu is fine if you have a good deal on that.
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Well that psu is $60. Basically I kinda want a modular psu and a somewhat quiet one.
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