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suggestions on building a computer from newegg

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jayh619
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heres my item Number list from www.newegg.com can someone please look over it all and tell help tell me if this would all work well and could someone please help me get an item number for a good cheap power supply for the case and everything. Also I can't tell whether or not I should get the case WITH the power Supply or... a case without powersupply so I could just buy my own 600Watt PS insted of the 500w

heres the two cases I'm looking at

+++Item #: N82E16811156188 AND ++++++ item #: N82E16811156099+++++++++++++++

Here's the list of supplies I'm going to try buying but could someone check it ll out and tell me if I should buy all this? I'm trying to get a good computer nd have good cooling with everything and save money so I'm not buying it from the stores and I'm going to build it on my own with the help of my computer teacher

HP 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe Black IDE Model dvd1040i - Retail
Item #: N82E16827140025

RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WB Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811156063

RAIDMAX AZTEC ATX-619WY Black/ Yellow SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Item #: N82E16811156188

Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500AAKS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16822136161

ASUS M2N-E AM2 NVIDIA nForce 570 Ultra MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813131022

ECS N9600GT-512MX EDM GeForce 9600GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814134038

ATRIX PSCI-500BLK 500W ATX12V Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817192002

A-DATA 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model ADQVE1B16K
Item #: N82E16820211188

AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Windsor 3.2GHz Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor Model ADX6400CZBOX
Item #: N82E16819103228

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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well for the psu it really depends on how much power you need to put out. but i think that 500+ is a good idea though. and when i am looking for parts for my pc i usually go by what others say in the reviews because they are the ones who have actually tried it out. but every thing looks good from here.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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and also for the power supply how much are you looking to spend on it?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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also if you plan on overclocking at all i would go with something with a bit higher wattage than 500w and the psu that you listed doesn't seem to be a very good one; just has lights on it. if you are looking to light up your case you could look into an ultra psu i have one and i has worked perfecly since i first got it.

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jayh619
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well I'm trying to keep it all as low as possible and.. I dont really know what Overclocking means... so could u tell me.. I've been wondering for the longest time and all I'm really trying to do it get a good computer for playing new games and for doing some 3-d stuff on my spare time. And I'm just trying to figure out the cheapest PSU that I could get that would be reliable ccuz... well I've had my computer for TEN YEARS and it's never blown out like in some of the reveiws I've read... but then again.. I've never tried playing any high end games on it.... so I'm not sure.. I want to pay just enough so that it'd last a few years like 5 years or so

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jayh619
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I don't think the power supply that comes with the case is great cause USUALLY for most cases people would say that the stock PSU's are horrible so I'm not sure. But, the price difference from the cases with the PSU's and the price of the cses without it is about 20 dollars. And would you suggest that I should get new fans to replace the stock ones??? and THANK YOU again for your input on this.

I'm not experienced with computers and once I've completed this list I'm going to ask for my computer repair teacher's advice on this too but I think he doesn't have any problems with stock PSU's.

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jonhill987
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Best bang for buck at the moment is a 512MB 8800GT and an Intel Q6600 CPU, AMD are well behind at the moment.

I would also recommend you avoid ASUS, since they moved their factories to China people (including me) have had no end of problems with faulty boards.

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jayh619
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so could u help me suggest mother board then? and tell me what item numbers I should look at?

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jonhill987
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It would help if you suggested a budget for all this. Motherboards with an Intel P35 chipset seem to get good recommendations, the Intel X38 chipset (or even 48 if you have the money, but it only takes the highly expensive DDR3 RAM) should be more future proof but more expensive.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L.....2_Chipsets

As for manufacturer Gigabyte or MSI are supposed to be good, but I don't have experience with either.

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jayh619
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welll I want to keep everything under 1000 preferably under 800 dollars

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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as for mother boards i would say that it really depends on what you are going to be putting in it; but i think in your case you should be fine with anything newer.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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ok here is another question for you what (kinda of) games are you planning on playing? will it be like wow or like crysis?

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jayh619
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I'm planning on playing games like crysis or well "warhammer: mark of chaos'

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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well if it's crysis you will need a very good video card graphics are insane.

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jayh619
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couldn't I reduce the graphics on it?

also... then... could u help me find a good graphics card that's under 200?

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jonhill987
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The 512MB 8800GT should run Crysis well if coupled with a decent processor, They retail for about £150 in the UK so I guess that would be under 200 USD.

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jayh619
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so do u think the Item #: N82E16819103228 "AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+ Windsor 3.2GHz Socket AM2 125W Dual-Core Processor" and either this ++Item #: N82E16814500007+++item # N82E16814134038+++ from new egg? would work

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jonhill987
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Like I said previously, I wouldn't go down the AMD route. The Performance of Intel CPUs is much better for any given clock speed than AMD at the moment. Is there any reason why you want an AMD particularly?

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jayh619
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well because some friends of mine said that it'd be cheaper on that way and also cuz its 3.2GHz at a low price and please excuse my lck of knowledge in computers and gaming. I just want to replace my 10 year old computer with a new gaming one and play the new released games, practice doing graphics and to major in graphic designs

So... well.. could u if... by any chance help me make up a list of components on newegg for me? That go well with Intel and is... under 1000 (hopefully under 800)? lol and I'm, just trying to build a new good gaming computer and... I don't know anything about SLI or overclocking so ya... could you?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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well sli is just when you connect two graphics cards together and they combine there power into one. and overclocking is when you make you cpu run faster than it normally would but is not recomended if you are a beginner because you can fry you cpu if you do not have enough cooling power or just push it too far.

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