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  1. innthe New Member

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    im getting some pc parts off amazon to build a gaming computor, i never built one before so all im getting is the big parts, but no wires to connect it togethor.Here are the parts im gonna get:
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B000OH10G2/?tag=tec053-21
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B003A4RY8O/?tag=tec053-21or
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B003F8SNBM/?tag=tec053-21
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B002G392ZI/?tag=tec053-21
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B001KYLV9E/?tag=tec053-21
    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B003FVNC0Q/?tag=tec053-21


    any thing i should change?which motorboard should i get?oh and what wire would i need to get toconnect all the parts togethor?
     
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    Don't forget you need some ddr3 and your drives. No comment on the board here' just get what you can afford from Gigabyte Asus Asrock or MSI (in priority).
     
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    Hold off the build completely for another week or so. Because this build is going horrible wrong already and you haven't even started yet.


    A.) Amazon is Good for the odd component but DO NOT buy you entire shopping from Amazon. Use a computing specialise like Ebuyer or Dabs.

    B.) I've had that Cooler Master case, build quality isn't great, £35 can get you a much better case.

    C.) Crosshair IV is overpriced and not needed, any cheap 880G chipset will do.

    D.) That Trust PSU is space junk.

    E.) The ATI 5850 costs within £10 of the GTX 460 1GB and it's faster.
     
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    k but all the other cases cost more, should i get this one?http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B003CBNYGQ/?tag=tec053-21
    oh, and is the power supply crap?
     
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    What country you from? Also what's going to be the main purpose of this system?
     
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    newegg.com seriously shopping for PC hardware at Amazon is like buying your Pet from that shady guy in an alley wearing a trenchcoat

    for ppl in the uk

    ebuyer

    scan.co.uk

    ebuyer and scan are the uk equivalent to newegg here in the states shop there
     
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    but im gona get either the platinum or gs gtx 460, and they supposedly run better than the normal 480, which runs better than the ati 5850
     
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    The case is "OK", but the power supply that comes with these cases are terrible. Actually thats a bit harsh, they're adaquate.



    Antec 200 Two Hundred Mid Tower Case - No PSU | E...
    Antec NSK 4000II Black/Silver ATX MiniTower - No P...
    NZXT M59 Black Mid Tower Case - No PSU | Ebuyer.co...
    Antec 300 Three Hundred Case | Ebuyer.com

    There is nothing wrong with the Cooler Master if thats what your budget allows. Coolermaster Elite 330 Black Mid Tower Case - No P...
     
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    well il get a new power supply instead but how many watts??

    lol but their the cheapest:slap:
     
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    well then buy from amazon but have fun if you gotta rma a part through the company you bought it from which alot of manufacturers do

    point being you buy all parts off amazon thats awesome but they might not all ship at the same time ive had them hold off on shipping on vital parts before its a big pain in the ass to sit there twiddling your thumbs like a moron cause your PSU is still 600 miles away (im in the states) and wont arrive for 2 more days
     
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    Wattage doesn’t matter much.

    1. ) A brand name reputable for quality PSUs, like Corsair, Thermaltake, Antec, Zalman, XFX etc.

    2.) Good efficiency rating, at least 70%

    3.) High amperage, at least 18A per 12v rail for quad rail PSUs or about 30A per 12v rail for a dual rail PSUs.

    4.) Low noise

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    Amazon isn't the cheapest. They have cheaper products occasionally. Once you factor in delivery costs and there extremely limited product selection it isn’t worth the hassle. As somebody else said a computer specialist will give you better support for warranties when it comes time to RMA a defective product.
     
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    Since you're from Ireland, have a look at Komplett. They have a good selection of products stocked, have the lowest prices going and have free shipping.
     
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    and im getting nvidia because i want to play some of the gaames in 3d.
    The motherboard supports surround 7.1 but should i get a seperate sound card, and what would the differences be?

    kk, i might buy from them

    but what wires do i need to connect all the stuff togethor, like i said i never built a pc before?
     
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    Before I even started looking at components for my first build I watched videos on YouTube about the assembly process. Also, I found many articles via Google with helpful explanations of different components and cabling. I'd suggest reading up for a bit before settling down on your build specs.

    :toast:Congrats on your first build!
     
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    kk mcflips
     
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    thnx u made may day :laugh:
     

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