this is bascially what im thinking so far from http://www.pcspecialist.co.uk
Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse, Speakers, Printer, Anti-Virus, Office Software and OS i wil be getting at another date as i can't afford these and already have what i need to get the machine started and will be getting dum dum dum the OS and office software illegally probably, unless you guys really advise against that?
CPU: AMD® ATHLON® 64BIT X2 4200 512K L2 Cache. Could go down or to the 3800, dont know too much about overclocking so need advise on what would be better for money?
Memory: 1024 MB DDR400 PC3200 WITH LIFETIME WARRANTY! This is least of my ram im getting, want more but can upgrrade more later so not needed
Motherboard: ASUS® A8N-SLI SE: DUAL DDR, S-ATA, 2 x x16 VGA, 3 PCI. whats the difference between the A8N-SLI SE/A8N-SLI DELUXE/A8N-32SLI DELUXE?
USB Options: SIX USB 2.0 PORTS (4 REAR + 2 FRONT)
Hard Drive: SATA 36 GB HARD DISK @ 10000rpm 8mb cache. want more e.g. 74 or 150 but again money
DVD ROM/Combi Drive: 16X DVD ROM WITH 48X CD ROM
Graphics Card 1: 256MB GEFORCE 6800GS PCI Express + DVI + TV-OUT. Well unsure which the GS is as i have never heard of them, only GT. which is better, also better money for value which is better out of every graphic card?
Sound Card: HIGH END ONBOARD 8 CHANNEL SOUND
Network Facilities: 2 x 10/100/1000 GIGABIT LAN PORTS ONBOARD????? need to talk to my mother about this as i beleive we will be going wireless soon, and i dont know what id need
Floppy Drive/Card Reader: 1.44MB FLOPPY DISK DRIVE
Case: Stylish Silver/Black Ventilator case + 2 Front USB
Power Supply & Cooling: 500W (Peak) Silent Dual Rail PSU with 120mm fan (£25)
Firewire & Video Editing
1 x FIREWIRE PORT ONBOARD (A8N-SLI DELUXE ONLY)
DIGITAL TV CARD (TV/Radio/Remote/Pause Live TV) (Special: £32) Could i just get this later as its not needed, just a perk, seemed cool for only £32 but then savesme money if i dont get it?
1 Year Return-to-Base Warranty + 1 Year Free Collect & Return: £5
What you think? please give as many answers as posible please. thankyo greatly in advance. addy