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Building a new Computer


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evilstumpy

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Well i am new to the building a computer scene i know a little about the inside of a computer i know my way around it but i dont know the good parts. So if anyone can help i would like to know what i can put into a good computer for a couple hundred bucks around $500 i guess for now. I also was told there was a website to check compatibilty anyone know what site that would be?
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SRX660

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To me this puter would be a good start for building your first computer.

http://www.tigerdire.....ku=I69-2119 F

It has integrated video, and integrated sound so all you will have to buy is a hard drive, maybe a dvd-rw and a windows XP cd and you have a basic computer to work with up and running. A WD 200 gig hd is $80, the NEC DVD-RW costs $40. The XP cd costs $90 for SP2 home edition oem.

The computer can be later upgraded with a Nvidia 6600 or 6800 PCI-E vidoe card, Creative Audigy Sound card, a Sata hard drive and maybe a regular prescott P4 processor. The upgrades would cost up to around $500 more over the basic puter but the basic setup would cost around $360-400. That is not bad for all new puter tower.

Heres a good website on building a computer.

http://www.pcmech.com/byopc/index.htm

Good luck to you. I hope you have as much fun as i have building computers. Frustrating at times but still i have enjoyed it.

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wow SRX i have to say very very good find on that computer building website
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