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|04-30-2013 02:34 PM|
GIGABYTE GA-C847N-D Intel Celeron 847 1.1GHz Intel NM70 Mini ITX Motherboard/CPU/VGA Combo
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|04-18-2013 12:45 PM|
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|04-14-2013 02:00 PM|
looking for some advice; any or all comments are welcome (flame if you want, I'm sure you'll feel awesome about it).
This is my first attempt at building a computer. I'm doing it largely for the experience, so there's that. I got this case and the 430m PSU so far. I also have several HDDs and a win7 key. My plan is to put together a low-power system for my father whom uses it almost exclusively for internet surfing and light internet gaming (think: chess). His current computer is a Dell from 2005...
I think that all that I'll need is a motherboard, processor, and RAM. I might also get a DVD drive, but I don't think I'll ever need it. I'm trying to keep costs as low as possible while leaving upgrade options available (within reason, this will never be used for games more complex than backgammon).
So, I'm open to suggestions on what exactly to get. I'd like to keep price as low as possible. I found this:
Seems like everything I need to complete this computer. Think this is a good deal for $95?
*edit: I need to get this off my plate, so I ordered the above combo. If anyone has any suggestions, I think I can still cancel it. Also, if I'm missing something important, please let me know!
|04-11-2013 09:05 PM|
A little more info on the PSU clearance. I was poking around on some PC-Q07 threads and it looks like there may be some versions of the case that have a fan mounted on the inside of the front panel elevated a little by a small aluminum shelf. If the fan was in this case, I could easily understand why 140mm would be the maximum. Lian Li may just have been lazy keeping their specs up to date with the modifications.
I am considering ways of pumping air into the case (maybe through the 5.25" bay). Does anyone have experience with the PSU fan and CPU cooler fan competing with each other if the PSU fan is mounted on the inside?
Edit: On second thought I might keep the PSU fan on the outside and pull air through the case by positioning a slot fan under the PSU (above the mother board) venting air out of the grill above the connector plate in the back.
|04-11-2013 07:40 PM|
|Scurbdog||just picked up a corsair 430M psu based off this thread thanks!|
|04-11-2013 07:20 PM|
Galaxy GeForce GTX 650 Ti GC 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card (65IGH8DL7AXX) is on sales for $93.09.
Looks like the length fit.
|04-11-2013 07:08 PM|
|04-11-2013 06:26 PM|
I think this is already answered but do you think the 7770 would fit inside this case? I think someone mentioned something how a dual-slot video card wouldn't fit.
Any help would be great
Edit: Nevermind, looks like the card is too long anyways.
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|04-11-2013 10:06 AM|
WTF? I ordered yesterday and it showed up on my door now. That has never happened from the EGG before. Maybe they are stepping up there game.
Is the UPC on the outside brown box? I suppose it would be the one labeled black and the 2 codes to the right of that?
|04-11-2013 04:50 AM|
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