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NEW PC For my Brother

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  1. enaher

    enaher New Member

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    ok so my brothers Bday coming in a few weeks and i want to get him a new pc, since he works with autocad and photoshop , and is still using a sempron 2800+ a gig of ram and a Radeon 9550, he games a little the hardest game he runs is Kotor I&II and he will prolly play Mass Effect on a 22incher :toast:

    This is what ive got
    Mobo got it new for 75$ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813186153

    Two Sapphire 4770 i got for 70$ each http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102835

    8GB of GSkill PI Blacks 800 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231209

    2 Seagate 7200.12 500GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148395

    BFG Physix PPU

    Core 2 Quad 8300 & XIGMATEK HDT-S1283

    Vista Ultimate 64

    now what i need is a case, a power supply, maybe a Blu Ray Rom for 350$

    im actually a bit lost on what to get,
    and this pc will not be OC since he hates it, jejeje
     
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    OMG! i have a PC with those specs right next to me!

    PSU: Corsair TX 750 or PC&C silencer 750W. They're more power than he'll need, but they both have really good warranties.

    Case i'm not sure... make sure you raise the FSB one notch just to F with him.
     
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    Thanks ill get the corsair, another question a friend told me that the Foxconn ELA sucks, anyone have feedback on the mobo?

    BTW, thats semprom 2800 was my old rig i could play oblivion on it :D
     
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    As Mussels already mentioned, the Corsair 750TX and PC Power & Cooling 750W are excellent PSUs. If you're looking to save some money, the Corsair 650TX would also be a good choice.
     
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    A guy I work with said he tried Foxconn before and he thought the board was cheap. He said it felt really flimsy and he had issues getting it to work correctly - he said the customer service was decent - they were on the phone with him for a couple of hours trying to figure things out. He had to get the board replaced however. The replacement worked, but he said he just didn't like their quality (thought it was cheap)...I think he said this was 4 or 5 years back.

    Perhaps they've improved since then? He's stuck with ASUS ever since.
     
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    is not bad but its bios has so many troubles that it doesnt worth the trouble.
     
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    wow thanks guys, il get the coolermaster690, and already got the PCP&C750, and already got the ELA:cry:
     

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