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post #1 of 20
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GF does mostly web surfing using wireless net to look at cloths... and youtube to watch vids and makes videos for her account so im going to need something to handle all of this even for the whole day an not overheating and slowing down.

So i was thinking this

LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106289

AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131673

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231277



PHENOM II X4 840
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0357031

Would all this work. also need to find a wireless card.

Edit: looking for new case!
Edited by Sainix - 3/10/11 at 4:30pm
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post #2 of 20
that motherboard wont fit in that case
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use this psu more then enough power, and a better unit then that OCZ for $20 AR
Edited by LuckySe7ens - 3/10/11 at 3:22pm
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post #4 of 20
You at least need a microATX case for that motherboard...
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post #5 of 20
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use this psu more then enough better, and a better unit then that OCZ for $20 AR
A ATX PSU isn't gonna fit l
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if your gonna get that phenom @ microcenter, you might as well get the mobo there also. They have a bunch of combos
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post #7 of 20
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You at least need a microATX case for that motherboard...
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that motherboard wont fit in that case
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A ATX PSU isn't gonna fit l
You really want to use that case OP? Or can we find some other girly mATX case?
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post #8 of 20
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Quote:
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You really want to use that case OP? Or can we find some other girly mATX case?
Find me a girly case lolol well the micro center i will get a board but i didnt think the boards they give were that great to use on the build what do you guys think?

also thank you guys very very much this is my first one and i was not sure about those sizes all ive delt with is atx
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post #9 of 20
This is my GF's build alot of girls that has seen it really like it, its Micro ATX, but im not sure if they still make it any more... but if your able to find one you gf prob would like it.



edit: oh and ^ is an in-win allure.

Anyways but a your components you choose would need a bigger case then the ITX one thats posted. or you need a smaller motherboard to fit in that case
Edited by DNytAftr - 3/10/11 at 3:59pm
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post #10 of 20
Or the other option is to get a Mini ITX board combo from newegg since her use is simple.

Or paint the case yourself! Show her that you have a tough manly side to have a DIY project.
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