New Build Computer - Components - Please Comment

  Shikaree 18:17 31 May 09

Hi Folks,

I didn't know how to put A CLICk HERE so I Copied & Pasted. Do apologise.

Please have a read through below and give your comments on the components I have chosen.

Components For Building my New Computer – 31-5-2009

PROCESSOR - (CPU)Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 Stepping (2.4GHz 1066MHz) Socket 775 L2 8MB Cache (2x4MB (4MB per core pair) Retail Boxed Processor.
MEMORY (RAM) Corsair 4GB Kit (2x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 XMS2 Memory Kit CL5 1.9V.
MOTHERBOARD - Asus P5Q Deluxe P45 Socket 775 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard.
OPERATING SYSTEM - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium - Licence and media - 1 PC - OEM - DVD - 64-bit - English.
GRAPHIC CARD - ASUS 9600GT 512MB DDR3 Dual DVI HDCP HDTV out PCI-E Graphics Card.
SOUND CARD - Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 OEM PCI Soundcard.
CASE - Coolermaster HAF 932 Full Tower Case. High Air Flow Design - No PSU.
POWER SUPPLY UNIT - OCZ Stealth XStream 700W PSU -120mm Fan, 4x 12V Rails.



  Shikaree 18:22 31 May 09

Hi All.

Forgot to add this in at the end.

Can I mix DDR2 Memory with DDR3Graphic Card.

Hard Drive I have 160GB. IDE. DVD/CD ReWriter I have too.



  retep888 19:20 31 May 09

I'd suggest you get this CPU Q8400 click here and Arctic cooling fan with heatsink click here totalling
£158.22 which is still cheaper than your Q6600 costing £159.99 click here . And it's newer and better .

Don't worry about the Ram memory and graphic card ,they all work.

Act fast, the Q8300 retail is selling at £167.47 actually click here

  Shikaree 20:39 31 May 09


Thanks!! I was going to purchase the Arctic Cooler but didn't list it. Yes, the Q8400 is cheaper and I can get the Arctic in the price of the Q6600.


  retep888 22:17 31 May 09

If you're not planning to overclock(which I doubt you will) and not SLI-ing then forget the P5Q Deluxe and get this one P5Q instead click here ,then buy a better graphic card click here with the money you've saved.

click here see here for comparison between P5Q, P5Q Pro, P5Q Deluxe.

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