New computer build

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  1. tokyonights

    tokyonights Believe in me, who believes in you OT Supporter

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    So what do you guys think about my new build. I got hard drives and a dvd drive already. Suggestions? TIA



    ASUS P5E LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
    $224.99
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16813131219


    EVGA 512-P3-N845-AR GeForce 8800GTS (G92) KO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
    $239.99
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16814130337


    Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Allendale 2.2GHz LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor Model BX80557E4500 - Retail
    $119.99
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16819115031

    Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1200 (PC2 9600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model PDC22G9600ELK - Retail
    $89.99
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16820220241

    Hanns·G HW-191APB Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor - Retail
    $169.99
    http://www.newegg.com/product/product.asp?item=N82E16824254023


    Subtotal: $857.94
     
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    you will regret that mobo.
     
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    why? other suggestion?
     
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    not much diff with a P35 chipset, but is more expensive.
    just get a P35 or wait for the P45 this June.

    ditto on the ram advice

    use savings on a faster CPU or a bigger monitor
     
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    the asus "high end" boards are shitty. You can never go wrong with genuine intel. However, if you need flashy colors or don't care as much about reliability some other people will recommend abit/gigabyte.
     
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    its okay. it's a pita to get running stable. abit is traditionally picky with settings and memory.
     
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    i have that board.
    very stable, great for overclocking. i have a Q6600 at 3.6GHz.

    i wouldn't recommend it though for any of the Penryn CPUs (Wofldale, Yorkfield).
    they work but has some bios issues (e.g. incorrect CPU thermal readings in the bios). Abit is sloooowwwwww on bios updates.
    no problems with the old Core 2 chips.

    depending on your case, the SATA ports coming out of the sides might be an issue.
     
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    tokyonights Believe in me, who believes in you OT Supporter

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    thanks! I'll keep that in mind when I choose a case. Thanks everybody
     

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