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  1. saadzaman126

    saadzaman126 New Member

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    Is this all good anywhere I should improve, and which which items

    Intel Pentium Dual Core E2200 Socket LGA775, 2.2 GHz, 800 MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache, 65nm
    $89.99

    Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro for Intel Socket 775
    $26.99

    Arctic Cooling 120x120x25mm (10.5dBA - 24.5dBA) Silent Cooling Fan (x2)
    $17.98

    Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 250GB SATA2 8.5MS 7200RPM 16MB Cache Hard Drive
    $56.99

    Cooler Master Extreme Power 600W SLI ATX 12V V2.01 Silent Power Supply 20/24PIN 120MM Fan
    $59.99

    LG GSA-H55L IDE Black DVD-Writer W/SecurDisc LightScribe 20xDVD+R/-R 8xDVD+RW/6xDVD-RW 12xDVD-RAM 10xDVD+/-R9 DL 48xCD-R 32xCD-RW W/Software OEM
    $29.49

    Cooler Master Elite 330 Mid Tower Case w/Front USB, Audio No PSU
    $39.99

    Sony 1.44MB Floppy Disk Drive Black (OEM)
    $8.79

    Logitech (967437) Cordless Desktop - Mouse + Keyboard - Black
    $9.99

    Logitech (970152) R-10 2.0 Speaker System - 4W RMS - Headphone Jack - Black
    $12.99

    DFI B.I. P35-T2RL LGA775 P35 ATX DDR2 1PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 3PCI SATA2 RAID Sound GBLAN Motherboard
    $118.96

    OCZ Gold XTC PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL5-5-5-12 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit
    $32.92

    Palit GeForce 9600GT 650MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ DDR3 PCI-E DVI-I HDMI HDCP HDTV Out Video Card
    $129.99

    Total : 600 (approx.) before tax and shipping
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    From owning that memory you can get something that performs just as good for cheaper.
    Are you sure you need that floppy?
    $33 for a 9600GT? That has to be a typo....
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    From seeing other thread people have posted about system builds, the general consensus is if you're going with a seagate drive, go for the 7200.11 or samsung f1.
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    Logitech (967437) Cordless Desktop - Mouse + Keyboard - Black

    i would change ties two as well..cheap cordless m+k always suck...get corded...

    Logitech (970152) R-10 2.0 Speaker System - 4W RMS - Headphone Jack - Black

    i had thies speakers before and they are bad...i would invest a little bit more money for the speaker
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    ur right sorry my bad flip the price of the 9600 gt and the ram, nice eye... lol
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    Choppy, hes from canada and for those prices that he has listed are really good. I beleive your build is great saadz. Still unsure if you need that floppy or not.
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    oh i didnt know hes from canada! i was saving him $10 to put into speakers cos them speakers hes got down are shit! 600w was overkill for his build anyway, 500w would be fine!
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    thanx for input
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    You sure you want a DFI board since this is your first time build. Half of the settings for overclocking even a 90 year old can't figure out. Like this one: RM300/PU200 Transfer Link <--- What the hell is that? I suggest you spend a little cheaper on the CPU like a E2180 and get a combination of a Abit IP35-E and pwn 3.5 GHz easily. Also Cooler Master PSU's are not that good spend a little more for a Corsair 620 HX or PC Power & Cooling 610 Watts.
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    Why isn't Cooler Master PSU's any good? My is 750 constant and 900 watt max.. pretty good where I'm coming from.. His maybe needing changed.. but I can't say your right on that.

    A DFI board may not be good to noobs that don't know much. But, since he is in a community that knows a thing or two about DFI boards and Bios's then I think its a far bet to get.

    But yet, that is IMO.
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    two things i know im a noob and i don't know anything about oc'ing or the Blood Iron board but can't people on here who know help, also won't it be better know after know and still having that good board rather from learning later and having a shitty board,

    secondly most of this is from canada computors is that reliable cauise i know NCIX is...
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    @spearman

    C'mon man, at least be courteous about it. N00b in itself is such a harsh word.

    @saadz

    Do not be all shaken up about the DFI. If you need help we are here. Easiest way to learn is by getting an enthusiast board for your first build.
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    yea thanks im prob gonna need it...
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    I always thought Cooler Master PSU's are not good. The first one I got was a CM 500 watts. It died in two days huh? And the next one my friend bought was a 600 Watts. But when you plug it in the wall it only sucks 330 watts. I probably got a bad batch. But after reading your post I may be changing my mind. And yea once you know all about voltages, CPU FSB , Multi , DRAM , Timings , and FSB:RAM Ratio then your all set on getting a dfi board.
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    well since i don't know anything about voltages, CPU FSB , Multi , DRAM , Timings , and FSB:RAM Ratio... actually imm not even sure what they mean do u guys think i may be better to buy a ---------

    MSI K9A2-CF-F Socket AM2+ AMD 790X Chipset DDR2 533/667/800/1066 Gigabit Lan 5.1-Channel Audio 2x PCI-Express x16 Slot 4xSATA
    $103.99

    will that work with intel???
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    Well then surely you can't be buying a DFI board. You just can't. Um I think you can read this Intel overclocking guide. And are you a tight budget builder if you are then I suggest stick with AMD since AMD / ATI are super cheap.

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    AMD and Intel are cpu based companies and produce different socket cpus. Each socket requires a special design for a cpu to securely fit into the socket so different sockets means different cpus. Since AMD and Intel are different intel will "not" work on a amd motherboard.
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    wow thats gonna take me a while to read so i need a new mobo since the msi and the dfi are no good
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    any suggestions since u know what im going for
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    spearman...I really cant understand why you make DFI's seem to be so tough....they are a bit more complicated to OC, but run eveything stock just fine.

    IMHO take the plunge to DFI you wont regret it....If you plan to OC, just do a bit of homework, visit dfi-club forums and ask here if you run into issues.

    I learned on one of the toughest at the time to OC and it wall ended up just fine!!!!!!
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    I am not saying people new to OCing should completely stay away from dfi. I personally own 3 dfi boards and got some EXCELLENT overclocks. Stock will be fine. And as I said all you need to know is voltages, CPU , RAM , FSB , Timings , NB/MCH/SB/Chipset , Clock Speeds , Multi , and FSB:RAM Ratio then you don't need to care about the other stuff.

    EDIT: Oh yea don't forget about PCI and PCIe frequencies.
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    no no no no no!!! you're getting the wrong idea. DFI and MSI products are great for OCing. They are just too complicated for people new to OCing. I suggest get something like a gigabyte or asus since it is a good start.
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    Owning an IP35-E myself I agree with your statement about it, although every DFI board I've had has been great too.
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    if i don't oc whats the benifit of getting a asus or gigabyte over dfi except for price

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