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New build, is it any good? and will vista run good on it?


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bluegang6

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hey, its me again, i got a whole new build, and i am asking if these are good products together.
And if vista home premium with a free upgrade to to windows 7, would work

http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16811129066 (case) 79.99
http://www.tigerdire...a...3&CatId=106 (PSU) (59.00)
http://www.tigerdire...a...38&CatId=13 (MotherBoard) (209.00)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16819115037 (processor) ($187.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16820220371 (ram) (88.99)
http://www.tigerdire...;Sku=TSD-1000H4 (Hard Drive) (89.97)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16827151188 (DVD) (36.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...EVGA-_-14130434 (video Card) (200.49)
http://www.tigerdire...a...4&CatId=802 (fans) (13.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16839121008 (network Card) (26.04)

(note all prices are in canadian, and if u r going to link me, please link me back a Canadian price.

Edited by bluegang6, 05 September 2009 - 10:34 AM.

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Hi there,

I would avoid that PSU, get something better quality. Your motherboard is "unavailable", and also pretty expensive.

And yes the Windows Vista w/ 7 Upgrade will work. :)

What will this build be used for, and what's the budget? (Canadian $$$ right?)

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hey, actually i have changed a few things (if not only the ram, and motherboard (to a 750i), after consulting with my friend)
may i know why the PSU may be bad?
gaming/multitasking
(gaming/internet/photoshop/video editing ETC)
ya, it is in Canadian dollars (that is how i want it)

New Edit:


http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16811129066 (case) 79.99
http://www.tigerdire...a...3&CatId=106 (PSU) (59.00)
http://www.tigerdire...a...&CatId=3495 (MotherBoard) (129.97)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16819115037 (processor) (187.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16820220426 (ram) (64.99) x2 (129.98)
http://www.tigerdire...;Sku=TSD-1000H4 (Hard Drive) (89.97)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16827151188 (DVD) (36.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16814130434 (video Card) (200.49)
http://www.tigerdire...a...4&CatId=802 (fans) (13.99)
http://www.newegg.ca...N82E16839121008 (network Card) (26.04)

Edited by bluegang6, 06 September 2009 - 09:19 AM.

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38A on the +12V rail and they say it's SLI ready? I wouldn't be trusting it... Here's what I would be looking at.

For the motherboard, it supports up to DDR2-800MHz, so your 1066MHz RAM would be underclocked by default.

For the motherboard, I just picked one of these up not long ago, it's incredibly nice and would support your RAM natively.
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nahh, i went through with the order, im overlcoking the motherboard to fit my ram, my friend did that, same specs (mobo and ram) so undeniably i can do that.
and the power supply, idc. ultra is a great brand, and i have a lifetime warranty, should anything go wrong
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I don't know where you got the idea Ultra is a good brand. As a quick example, have a look at the comments below the review in this link. Especially the one about degrading after a year... :) :)

What good is a lifetime warranty if (for example) the PSU blows your hard drive and loses all the data on its way out? Sure they might send you another PSU, but what about the hard drive? I personally wouldn't risk it.

Ah well... good luck with it. Make sure you do regular backups. :)

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hm, well we'll see, i can always return it if there is a problem with it :)
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:) :) You sound like a friend of mine, The only difference is now he is building a whole new system cause his caught fire from an el-cheapo PSU. So instead of dropping 75-200$ on a decent to good PSU he is dropping 800-1200 on a whole new system.
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Caught fire? :)

Definitely an extreme example, but wow, it can happen huh.

Now that's smoking!
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well, now this is starting to scare me, i am looking for a decent 650 watt priced PSU, and the one i got has a huge silent 130mm fan, why does the 38a on the 12v rail scare u (+ SLI)?
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The requirements below are for one card:

System Requirements Minimum of a 500 Watt power supply.
(Minimum recommended power supply with +12 Volt current rating of 36 Amp Amps.)
Two available 6-pin Molex hard drive power dongles


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blah, my fault i never said if ill be sliing or not, but, no, i wont be SLIing for the time being.
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Hello Bluegand
I am new to this forum,and was reading your post.If I was you I go a head and pick up a good power supply why I was building the pc,cause later you might find out you want to go SLI ready,or do not have the power to work your build.I picked a OCZ 850watts GamXStream power supply SLI Ready
http://img195.images...powersupply.jpg I got a good deal on it.It was $129.00 with a $20.00 mail in rebate.Very nice for $109.00.I just wanted to tell my 2 cents on a power supply.
p.s nice to meet you Bluegang

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nice to meet u 2, but if i would be sling, i would just get another psu, and watercool, mine isnt that gr8 anyways for sliing
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Okay no worries, even then you are right on the limit with one card so I hope that it does actually put out the true load as what it reports.

I did get the impression that you were going to run SLI for some reason.
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