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Hey, I plan on building a new PC, what parts should I buy?


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Charliee03

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I posted not too long ago about buying computer parts and building it, I haven't done so yet because I wanted to save up to get a better computer. Im willing to spend $1500 Max, on a computer.. I need to buy everything except for a mouse. I was looking at some of New Eggs 19" Widescreen LCDs for about $200 but I dont want it to be crappy. I prefer to buy Windows Vista for it too. If somebody gets bored, can you post which parts are a must need & Compatible with each other for a computer which I plan to use for with Music, Videos & Little Gaming. I want to have a Minimum of 1 Gig Memory, possibly 2, maybe not now but when I look at upgrading it.

Thanks. Any help is greatly appreciated

BTW I want to have a SICKK Case, with a very nice Neon Light show inside

Edited by Charliee03, 13 February 2007 - 07:10 PM.

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Well with $1500 Max I would buy an awesome monitor first. I got a 22" widescreen from Acer and absolutely love it, probably the best LCD monitor I've used because it doesn't need to autoconfigure back to the center of screen. www.tigerdirect.com is a great place to go if you're looking to buy a good computer, but save money while doing it.

Monitor(20.1") - Response Time 5ms(Extra Fast) ::
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=1410

Sata HD ::
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=2458

Processor ::
http://www.tigerdire...e...=2&NoMapp=0

Motherboard ::
http://www.tigerdire...e...=2&NoMapp=0

And..... I'm bored,, well there's a start, but I got bored so hope ya get someone else to help ya out.... you should be able to complete the rest of the list from here.....:whistling:
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And..... I'm bored,, well there's a start, but I got bored so hope ya get someone else to help ya out.... you should be able to complete the rest of the list from here.....:whistling:

:help: Thanks a lot man, your a cool guy :help: :blink:
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too carry on from Bobbydoo8 lol.

PSU (Power Supply):
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=1483

CD/DVD Drive(s)
http://www.tigerdire...e...8&CatId=482

Video Card:
http://www.tigerdire...mp;Sku=B52-7818

RAM:
http://www.tigerdire...mp;Sku=B52-7818

It looks well good. Its expensive because its 2GB and its lightening fast if you dont want 2GBs:

http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=2261

Case:
http://www.tigerdire...e...&CatId=1847

I think its nice, If you dont like it heres some more:
http://www.tigerdire...a...CatId=1847

A UV neon kit:
http://www.tigerdire...e...5&CatId=881

Keyboard:
http://www.tigerdire...e...9&CatId=533
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Everything looks good, I might buy better memory because adding up everything the both of you posted I still hav ab out another $300 im willing to spend.

The only thing is, I dont know whats compatible and how everything works with that. So If I choose to pick a different memory do I have to look for a specific model memory?

And if somebody can, explain what parts have to be compatible with each other for the system to run.

Thanks alot Bobbydoo8 & rumble291

I appreciate your help.
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I just bought a dell,and its amazing. All for $1,568
Great support, this is my 4th dell to buy.
Dell has remote support,a cool feature to where if you wanted to reformat your PC all you need to do is restart and press the F11 Key to do so.

And upgrade to window's vista. All that good stuff.
Link:
http://www.dell.com/...u...;l=en&s=dhs
Brand to get:
Inspiron E1505
Price:
799.00 after upgrades it will be around 1500.

Edited by Cameron2010, 14 February 2007 - 08:56 PM.

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Everything looks good, I might buy better memory because adding up everything the both of you posted I still hav ab out another $300 im willing to spend.

The only thing is, I dont know whats compatible and how everything works with that. So If I choose to pick a different memory do I have to look for a specific model memory?

And if somebody can, explain what parts have to be compatible with each other for the system to run.

Thanks alot Bobbydoo8 & rumble291

I appreciate your help.


Everything needs to be compatiable. like the RAM needs to be DDR2 which is 200-pins. Everything is compatiable there. the only thing that is universal will be the IDE drives as pretty much every motherboard supports it. SATA is universal on the newer motherboards as all of them have SATA or SATA2, To make a SATA2 drive work with SATA you just switch the jumpers round on the Hard drive. If you want different parts just post the links and ill have a look for you.
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