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#1
Hello all,

I'm ordering my PC Next week and the following specs have been reccomened by mullered07 (Thanks)



Is that the cheapest I can get the parts (Is there a cheaper site). Is there anything I can improve on (Budget £350 (No I cant go extra)).

:toast:
 
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this for XP or Vista? Vista may run a little better with another 2x1GB if you can afford it.
 

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he has a £350 budget, or i would have gone with a 2x2gb set :toast:
 
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XP for now. Vista later next year :)
 
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can't see anything wrong with it then!
 
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why the 320GB seagate? a 500GB variant can be had for like a fiver more? what about the E7200's have they come down in price?

Oh, and im sending the antec tomorrow mate, that cheque thing cleared yesterday ;)
 

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why the 320GB seagate? a 500GB variant can be had for like a fiver more? what about the E7200's have they come down in price?

Oh, and im sending the antec tomorrow mate, that cheque thing cleared yesterday ;)
he stated he didnt want a big hdd and had picked out a 250gb maxtor, but i suggested this as its quieter/better and has pr, etc, otherwise i probably would have said to go for one of the wd6400AAKS as they are top notch speaking from experience
 
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They havent come down in price, they've gone up !

IF I can get a 500GB one for £5 more, then i'll go for it. Have you got a link?

Glad the cheques gone through. :) When will it arrive?
 
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Tuesday would be great. Wednesday isnt really a problem.
 
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Here's my final build. If someone could say to me - thats fine, all parts will work together (Pins, Bus Speeds, etc)

Antec 900 on its way (Unknown)
Intel E7300 2.66GHz on its way (tommorow)

 

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I'm not quite sure about the PSU. In the 2nd system in my specs which is close to what you are getting, under load I've gone over 400 watts using an AmWatt to read the voltage. You may want something a little beefier, especially if you are overclocking.
 
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You guys know best - StealthXtream added to basket :)
 
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ygpm my friend :)
 
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Not that theres no heat sink.

Which reminds me - I have to add a heat sink. Anyone see any off Ebuyer that would be good?

Are all the parts fitting fine (Sockets, etc) - God, I worry so much.
 
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I wouldnt go with ebuyer for the cooler. Go with scan and get an S1283, or go cheap and get an AC freezer Pro. If you want a pro, PM me ;)
 
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ygpm
 
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im considering getting that MSI board for a build for a friend ,i hope its reasobaly decent considering its rather cheap.. how is it for overclocking ?