I am planning on doing my first desktop build. I have some idea lined up from general knowledge and I would love to hear your input and recommendations. I just received my ASUS G71GX and LOVE it. Now i would like to step up my desktop. It right now is a... T6600 Core 2 Duo 3.2Ghz, ASUS P5LD2 motherboard, 4GB Corsair RAM, Stock intel Heatsink, 500Watt Safe Power PSU, Nvidia 8800GT OC, Windows Vista Business
Here is my RAW idea...feel free to add!
Case: Mid sized (Dont know the brand, but its a good one for the job)
OS: Windows 7
Processor: Core i5 750
Motherboard: ASUS P7H55-M-Pro Micro ATX
Memory: OCZ PC3-10666 Platinum RAM (4x 2GB sticks = 8GB)
PSU: XION Simple Power 630W ATX
GPU: Gainward GTX280
Heatsink: ZEROtherm Core92 CPU Cooler
Hard Drives: 250GB 5400RPM SeaGate, 160GB 5400RPM, 500GB 7200RPM SeaGate Barricuda
I am a newbie to building cpu's so feel free to give constructive criticism! The only thing I would have to ask is if the power supply I have added would be too small for the output of the system PLUS the high wattage requirement of the 280GTX graphics card.