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need help with some hardware for new PC

by robbedmushroom / April 5, 2013 1:53 AM PDT

Hello,

I recently bought a new desktop PC but what I didn't realise is that it was not complete.
It has already installed:
Motherboard - ASRock A75M-HVS
Processor - AMD A4 accelerated processing unit
Ram - 4 gb
Fans

So I need a DVD drive, hard drive, and graphics card.

First off is there anything that I have missed that I would need to install and also will all the parts listed bellow work with the parts already installed?

Hard Drive:
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/52555/Seagate-Hard-Disk-Drive-500GB-SATA3-6Gb-s-3-5-

DVD Drive:
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/39251/Samsung-22X-DVD-RW-SH-S222A-CHXH-IDE

Graphics Card:
http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/51505/VTX3D-ATI-Radeon-HD-1GB-5450-DDR3-PCI-E-2-0-VGA

and also with these specifications installed would the PC be able to run the new Sims City?

Any help would be greatly appreciated Happy

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Looks fine to me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 5, 2013 1:59 AM PDT

And the 5450 1GB card is a sleeper. That is, it has never had me upgrade a power supply and still can run games. Not at the level you find the gigawatt video cards, but it does run.
Bob

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Thanks
by robbedmushroom / April 5, 2013 4:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Looks fine to me.

What do you mean by sleeper? (I am not that amazing with computers)

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Something that is better than it looks.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 5, 2013 4:48 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

"Often reffering to what appears to be a ordinary looking stock commuter car that is anything but stock under the hood."

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by robbedmushroom / April 5, 2013 4:56 AM PDT

ah that is good then Happy

Thank you very much for your help!

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