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Case/PSU/MOBO suggestions

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i am building a computer, but i am having sum issues w/ mobo, PSU, and Case i need some suggestions since ima noob a building computers. Iv researched quite a bit, but i havent found a good bias opinion on those three components. So far i have...

3700+ amd San Diego Processor
Maxtor Dianmondmax 200gb 72000rpm hard drive
evga 7800gt video card
Corsair xms 2gb pc3200 memory
(all the other stuff will be coming from my old computer)

For a motherboard, im looking at...
ABIT KN8 Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard (From newegg :tazz: )
-im not really sure if this a quality board so im not sure if i should buy it.
-iv looked at Dfi also, but besides SLi, Dfi seems to suck

The major issue im having though is dealing w/ the case and PSU. I want a PSU that can run my system and be compatible with my mobo, but idont want to spend over $100 im looking at...
-COOLER MASTER Real Power RS-450-ACLY ATX12V 450W Power Supply 90 - 264V Nemko / TUV / cUL / CE / CNS

and i basically have no starting point for the case considering that for every case there is a good review it is then followed by a contradicting bad review :) .

so any help would be greatly appreciated :)
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get the Abit they make all quality boards that are easy to set up.

Get this power supply the cool master would be ok but I didn't like some of the reviews and gadgits it comes with.

As far as the case its more personel preferance, I have used very cheap cases and as long as your cable management is good airflow will be good so other than that make sure it has enough drive bays for your needs. Don't forget case fans, you will need at least 2,1 front and 1 back, some cases come with these, I also prefer one in the side.


Edited by Doby, 28 December 2005 - 08:44 PM.

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DFI boards are for the hardcore overclocker pretty useless for everyone else, MSI make good ones as well.
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