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[First Time] Computer Build - Comments/Suggestions


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Hi all, first post here :)
So, I'm about to build my very first desktop, and have chosen parts from newegg for it. I have a basic idea how to put it together (though will probably run into problems if I need to know how to solder, or if the items don't come with screws) but I'm wondering if these parts are all compatible with each other. Below I have posted my shopping list in its entirety, please post comments or suggestions! My main question is: will all these parts work together? Thanks!

EVGA Superlocked GTX560 1GB vRAM - $250
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=14-130-610

Logitech Speaker System - $104
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=36-121-048

Creative SoundBlaster - $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=29-102-021

Rosewill Modular 1000W Power Box - $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=17-182-188

TrendNet Wireless Gaming Adapter 450 MBp/s - $60
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=33-156-310

ASUS Crosshair 6gb/s SATA USB 3.0 Motherboard - $210
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-131-644

Acre 23" HDMI Monitor - $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=24-009-315

Logitech Ergonomic Mouse+Keyboard - $50
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=23-126-192

Seagate Barracuda 1TB 6gb/s 7200RPM - $150
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=22-148-697

AMD Phenoem II 1100T Black 3.3-3.7 125W 6 Core - $170
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=19-103-913

Cooler Master Case 4 Fans (Red) - $130
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=11-119-160

Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4) 240 pin DDR3 1600 - $85
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=20-233-143

TOTAL: $1,519

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Sorry forgot the DVD drive haha

ASUS DVD Burner - $20
http://www.newegg.co...Item=27-135-204

Bringing the total to: $1,539
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Hi Matthew, Posted Image

I have a basic idea how to put it together (though will probably run into problems if I need to know how to solder, or if the items don't come with screws)



You will not be using a soldering iron and components come with screws. Just be able to use a screw driver, have some common sense and take some care in what you are doing. We have How to build tutorials here on G2G and we can assist you with answers to any questions you have.


What will be the main purpose for the rig?





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Thanks for the reply :)

Main purpose: gaming with 0 lag on frame rate!
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I've upgraded the video card, and it's cheaper!

EVGA SuperClocked GTX560 2GB VRAM
http://www.newegg.co...Item=14-130-662


Also, which drive is better? Reading reviews, the Seagate has a 2/5 failure rate, but about $100 cheaper...

Seagate Barracude 1TB 6gb/s 7200RPM
http://www.newegg.co...Item=22-148-697

Vs.

Western Digital 1TB 6gb/s 7200RPM
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136284
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INFO. This, about video cards, is part of a How to build a gaming computer. Lots of useful stuff as well.

http://www.diy-gamin...video-card.html
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Thanks, that is a helpful site.
So, looking at all the components Ive listed, does it look like I have everything I'll need?
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So, looking at all the components Ive listed, does it look like I have everything I'll need?


I think you have more than you need.

Your second choice of video card is cheaper because it is slower, less performance, even though it has 2GB of memory.

Your Mobo

ASUS

Crosshair

6gb

/

s SATA USB

3.0

Motherboard

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$210

is Socket AM3 is a dead end for CPU upgrade, change it for http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813131735 #230.00 Socket AM3+ Upgradable to Bulldozer, if required in the future.

With the above board you will not need ytour selected

Creative

SoundBlaster

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$100, You will have


SupremeFX X-Fi 2 delivers incredible gaming audio experiences to ROG die hards. It features EAX 5.0 and OpenAL for ultra-real cinematic in-game audio. It even comes with THX TruStudio PRO branding, which makes games, music and movies sound way better! SupremeFX X-Fi 2 also implements gold-plated jacks and high quality capacitors to ensure high definition adventures in audio.save


$100.00

TrendNet Wireless Gaming Adapter 450 MBp/s - $60
This device will not improve your on-line gaming performance, only required if you are networking around the home.

Corsair Vengeance 16GB (4x4) 240 pin DDR3 1600 - $85

8GB of RAM is more than enough for gaming, consider going for better performance sticks. http://www.newegg.co...9^20-233-219-TS

will get back tonight with more
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PSU. You do not need 1000w. A good quality 750w will be enough for your build plus give a little wiggle room to add future components.
Rosewill unfortunately has a very poor reputation. They do produce some good PSUs but often they just buy in generic brands and re-badge them and tend to exaggerate the specs. Although the 1000w has no official reviews yet, users are stating it is not up to par.. You will be good selecting from one of these.

http://www.newegg.co...0^17-139-010-TS

Your other parts are good to go.

Also, which drive is better?


Performance differences between these 1TB drive is very minimel, 1 Western Digita. 2 Samsung Spinpoint. 3 Barracuda. The prices are crazy and bear no relashonship to performance.

Info. http://www.crn.com/n...ecappj02?pgno=1

I would consider using an SSD.
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Any thoughts? Need any more help?
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