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Help with my spec

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by R3323, 24 Jul 2006.

  1. R3323


    Joined: 23 Jul 2006

    Posts: 159

    Location: North East

    Sorry to make another spec thread, but im looking to upgrade me system in the new few weeks, i have my monitor, hard drive and keyboard/mouse btw.

    The specs i have come up with are:

    GX-044-CO Connect3D ATI Radeon X1800 XT 256MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail
    £136.95 £136.95

    MY-012-GS G.Skill 2GB DDR2 LA PC2-5400 (2x1GB) CAS4 Dual Channel Kit (F2-5400PHU2-2GBLA)
    £91.95 £91.95

    MB-151-AS Asus P5B (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard
    £109.95 £109.95

    CA-015-TT Thermaltake VB1000BWS Soprano SuperMidi Tower - Black
    £42.95 £42.95

    CP-126-IN Intel Core 2 DUO E6300 "LGA775 Conroe" 1.86GHz (1066FSB) - Retail
    £129.95 £129.95

    SP-023-LG Logitech S100 10W RMS Speakers Black - OEM
    £5.49 £5.49

    CA-000-SS Seasonic S12 430W Silent ATX2.0 Power Supply
    £39.95 £39.95

    CD-035-NE NEC ND3550 16x16 DVD±RW Dual Layer ReWriter (Black) - OEM
    £19.95 £19.95
    Subtotal £577.14
    VAT £103.62
    Total £695.71

    How dose every one rate this spec, would you make any changes?
    Will the PSU be powerfull enough?
    Have i chose the right mobo or is there a better one at a simlar price?
    I plan to upgarde to a nForce 590 mobo and sli dx10 cards, when vistar is out and any bugs have been fixed. Do you think the cpu with be good enough for that rig.
  2. jake000

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 28 Jun 2006

    Posts: 1,284

    That system seems good. It will be fine for vista - no problems there. The motherboard is a very good one. I would change the PSU though to something like this:

    Hiper HPU-4M580 Type R 580W ATX2.2 PSU - Black (CA-009-HP) - £52.82

    Enjoy your new system :)