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Building my on comp; will it all mesh?


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Hi people.
I want a computer. I've decided to try building my own for price, performance, and upgradability (yes I made up that word, deal with it.)

I have never built a computer from scratch before, but I've upgraded computers a bit. Okay so just RAM, but I know what's in a comp lol.

Okay, so why I'm here is because I wanna know if everything I've chosen is all compatible with everything so I don't have to deal with returning pieces and all that hassle...

http://i235.photobuc...pg?t=1258685257
(Sorry, it's being weird and won't show the pic itself)

What I'm going for is something that can handle games decently, but I don't need it to be crazy good. I'm running on strict budget ( X<$1000) and I'm trying to make it as cheap as possible.
Aside from games, I just want it to do basic stuff well. I'll upgrade it as time goes on and I get a job.

So...do I need to change anything?
Oh, yeah I'll probably go with a smaller HD
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Hi :)

http://en.wiktionary...i/upgradability

There goes your "made up word" theory... :)

It will all "mesh", however you don't need the eSATA cable in that combo, also you should change the DVD drive to a burner and make it a SATA one, then you can get rid of the IDE cable as well.
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I have a laptop with a DVD burner. And I figure the only burning I'll do is for songs, so it should all work out.
From what I understood though I did need the sata cable because the HD didn't include cables. It was listed as a bare drive
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Yep no worries on the DVD Drive, it's your call on that, I personally install them on every machine that I sell, period. For the SATA cables, you should get the lot in the motherboard box. :)
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Cool, thanks for the quick replies and help. Greatly appreciated
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