HELP!! Building Custom PC?
These are the parts that I am ordering for my first build But before I buy I want to throw it out to you guys. Any thoughts/ideas/concerns? I appreciate all input. Thanks! Case: LIAN LI PC-61 USB Black Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail DVD-RW: SONY Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP - OEM HardDrive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM PSU: Thermaltake TR2 W0070RUC ATX 430W Power Supply - Retail RAM: PNY 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model D22GX53OPT - Retail MoBo: ASUS P5B LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 Allendale 1.8GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E4300 - Retail Anything else im missing? Compatibility? THANKS!
Asked By: **turbostance** - 3/15/2007
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I would suggest going with a either a Plextor or an NEC DVD burner. They are considered to be the best, according to the forum at cdfreaks.com. I'm using an NEC 3550 myself, and it does a great job.
Answered By: knowitall - 3/15/2007
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Answered By: whotammy - 3/15/2007
Hi. Sounds good. The OEM DVD will need a driver and DVD burning software. You called it a floppy but that, of course, is not a DVD.
Answered By: Cirric - 3/15/2007
can your case fit all that? and think about cooling fans and all that...
Answered By: HAMZA H - 3/15/2007
Get Quad-core CPU, 4-Gigs of ram, 1 TB of HD. Then your pc will remain "current" for next 5 yrs.
Answered By: Guru Z - 3/15/2007
I would go for windows vista as your operating system..
Answered By: andrewdtarpley - 3/15/2007
everything looks great, except i would go for the newegg.com antec series 900 case, 3-120-3 speed fans and a GET THIE 200 mm 3 speed on top, all included. clear side window, super nice. i've got one.
Answered By: chuck h - 3/15/2007
Why the floppy... who uses those anymore? You didn't mention what graphics card your are going for? I would look into upgrading the power supply 430W is a minimum.. You didn't list a DVD-RW drive just a floppy... I like this one.. and it has lightscribe capabilities http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=... More
Answered By: Fremen - 3/15/2007
hi. u should have a DVD ROM DRIVE/ DVD WRITER. 3.5" floppy not required now a dayz. insted posessing a pen drive is recomonded. go for normal keyboard and a optical scroll mouse. having atleast 4:1 speakers is recomonded for that mother board.
Answered By: dvkini - 3/16/2007
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