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April 15th, 2010, 03:15 AM #1
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first build, troubleshooting
Hello first ever post so don't get angry if i stuff anything up!
This is the computer ive built and want to know if it will work or shonky manafactures, so far my parts are:
Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD5 Motherboardhttp://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Products_Overview.aspx?ProductID=3304 if the link doesn't work copy and paste into address bar
Intel Core i7 930
Silverstone Element ST75EF 750W PSU
Team Elite TED34096M1333HC9DC 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3
XFX Radeon HD5770 1GB XXX Edition
NZXT Lexa S Mid Tower Case
Western Digital Green 1TB WD10EARS
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Retail Pack
Thermaltake SpinQ VT CPU cooler
April 16th, 2010, 05:13 AM #2
If you built it, can you not say whether it works?◄ it is what it is ►
April 16th, 2010, 06:40 PM #3
April 16th, 2010, 07:05 PM #4
Is this something you've already physically bought and built, or a list of components you want us to critique?
The main thing that pops out to me is the WD green HD...
Green = efficient = slow
Poor choice for the Boot drive...
Good for storage but its NOT the best choice for the main drive.
A WD BLACK edition is the faster option...
I would also opt for a cheaper PSU...
Thats ALOT of overkill unless you are specifically going SLI in the near future, or adding an insane amount of hard drives...
Newegg.com - OCZ StealthXStream OCZ700SXS 700W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
$60 after rebate and has more wattage than the one you linked...
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