COMPUTER CREW: Building a PC, Need Advise.

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  1. CodsterTX

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    looks fine i guess but case with psu pre installed = :wtf:
     
  4. RealNyce

    RealNyce Mark Cuban cant buy a championship. Boo-fucking-ho

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    ECS mobo = shit. Get another one.
     
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    Mith167 Zinc Saucier

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    my advice:

    #1 learn to copy the print preview

    #2 do no urinate in the drives
     
  6. CodsterTX

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    If you can show me a better heatsink, case, power supply let me know but remember i can only add about $100 worth of stuff.
     
  7. LilMoh

    LilMoh When am I ever going to cook Tira Mi Su? Am I goin

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    108$ on a floppy drive :ugh2:

    edit: nvm :o
     
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    $108 for Floppy and 250GB HD with 5 year warranty
     
  9. LilMoh

    LilMoh When am I ever going to cook Tira Mi Su? Am I goin

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    get an Asus mobo or an Abit one, not ECS shit, your 200$ under your expected price, get something better
     
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    the ECS looks fine ive already opened it to make sure it has everything i neaded and it does
     
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    oh and im not $200 under because the processor/mobo was $229
     
  12. RealNyce

    RealNyce Mark Cuban cant buy a championship. Boo-fucking-ho

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    a hyundai has everything you need too.
     
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    yyea, uhm, yea. get another psu.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    What are you using it for? If it's just for word processing, OT, etc... (anything except gaming basically) then a Mac Mini would be a great choice.
     
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    im just gonna stick with the board and if it fails ill get a replacement. im sure itll last me at least 2 years then ill build another pc
     
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    Ignore the people about the ECS shit, itll most likely get the job done.

    Id suggest getting a seperate antec power supply because a good p/s is the root of a well-running system. A shitty power supply can destroy everything in a pc - so you dont want that happening.
     
  17. CodsterTX

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    what would you recommend
     
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    I have a 500w thermaltake with neon lights that I really like, it rices it up
     
  19. CodsterTX

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    the case/psu had great reviews but i guess i could go with a Antec case/psu. Would a 350W Antec PSU be good enough?
     
  20. RealNyce

    RealNyce Mark Cuban cant buy a championship. Boo-fucking-ho

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    it'll probably last a couple of years.. I know at least 6 months. Ive fixed computers where the primary problem happens to always be the ecs mobos. whether it be the built in sound failure, to just it wouldnt boot up sometimes. Also it takes certain ram chips. Im sure with he'll probably have a good 2 years with the mobo.
     
  21. RealNyce

    RealNyce Mark Cuban cant buy a championship. Boo-fucking-ho

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    same here. Got a corvette case with neon lights also. :cool:

    I havent had problems with Antec PSU's yet, one system going on a good 5 years on it 24/7 on alot of days.
     
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    No, 400 at a MINIMUM. 450 to be safe.
     
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    then ill stick with the 400w rosewill :o
     
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    but do u guys think the heatsink fan is good?
     

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