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Advice on Parts for Custom PC

by JAESQ / May 28, 2010 1:30 PM PDT


I'm in the process of putting together a list of parts for my first custom-built PC. I'm fairly new to custom-building, so I wanted to run this list by you guys to see if everything checks out OK.

Here's what I have so far:

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

GIGABYTE GA-770T-USB3 AM3 AMD 770 USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard:

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3

AMD Athlon II X4 620 Propus 2.6GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Processor:

Power Source:
CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply:

Hard Drive:
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD10EALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

DVD Drive:
PLEXTOR 24X DVD/CD Writer Black SATA Model PX-880SA-26 LightScribe Support

COOLER MASTER R4-L2R-20CG-GP 120mm Green LED Case Fan (x3)

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by Brechan / May 28, 2010 6:10 PM PDT

You didn't state what you plan on using for a video card for this system, as this motherboard does not have an integrated video card.

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Video Card
by JAESQ / May 29, 2010 12:10 AM PDT
In reply to: GIGABYTE GA-770T
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video card selection
by Brechan / May 29, 2010 6:09 AM PDT
In reply to: Video Card

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