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  1. #1
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    Question first build

    I am building my first computer. My compaq is all souped up and is working perfect and is no fun anymore. I have already picked these parts -new egg is great. this computer is just for internet surfing no gaming. a couple of questions are

    what power supply/watts/good brand
    40gig hard drive/long lasting

    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=totalPrice>CHAINTECH "SKT600" KT600 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU -RETAIL
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    Model# SKT600 </TD></TR><TR><TD>Item # N82E16813152040</TD></TR><TR><TD>
    Specifications:
    Supported CPU: Socket A for AMD Athlon XP/Athlon/Duron processor
    Chipset:VIA KT600 + VT8237
    FSB: 400/333/266MHz
    RAM: 3x DIMM for DDR400/333/266 Max 3GB
    IDE: 2x UDMA 133 up to 4 Devices
    Slots: 1x AGP 8X/4X, 5x PCI
    Ports: 2xPS/2,8xUSB2.0(Rear 2),1xLAN,2xCOM,1xLPT,1xGame,Audio Ports
    Onboard Audio: C-media 5.1-Channel AC'97 Codec
    Onboard LAN: 10/100Mb Ethernet by VIA VT6103 PHY
    Onboard SATA: 2x SATA 150
    Form Factor: ATX


    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=totalPrice>AMD Athlon 1.33 GHz, 266MHz FSB, 256K Cache Processor - OEM
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    Model# CPU-AMD-A1333/PGA266 </TD></TR><TR><TD>Item # N82E16819103156</TD></TR><TR><TD>Specifications:
    Model: AMD Athlon 1.33GHz
    Core: Thunderbird
    Operating Frequency: 1.33GHz
    FSB: 266MHz
    Cache: L1/64K+64K; L2/256K
    Voltage: 1.75V
    Process: 0.18Micron
    Socket: Socket A
    Multimedia Instruction: MMX, 3DNOW!
    Packaging: OEM( Processor Only)



    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width="100%" border=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=totalPrice>Dynatron Copper CPU Cooler for Socket A, Model "BH-610" -RETAIL </TD></TR><TR><TD>
    Model# BH-610 </TD></TR><TR><TD>Item # N82E16835114011</TD></TR><TR><TD>
    Features:
    Compatibility: AMD K7 Socket A/462 up to XP3200+
    Dimensions: Fan: 60 x 60 x 10 mm, Heat Sink: 63 x 62 x 45 mm
    Bearing Type: Ball Bearing
    Nominal Speed(RPM): 4500
    Max Air Flow:(CFM): 17.87
    Max Pressure: 0.13 Inch-H2O
    HeatSink Material: Copper C1020
    Rated Voltage: 12V DC
    Connector: 3-Pin
    Noise(dBA): 34.15

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  2. #2
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    Default Re: first build

    So what case mod are you interested in doing?

  3. #3
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    Question Re: first build

    I havent picked a case yet. What do you mean about case mods?

  4. #4
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    Default Re: first build

    Well this forum is titled "Case Modding Madness".

    You should've been in the "What Should I Buy" forum.

  5. #5
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    Default Re: first build

    T - 30 seconds before moved by amd_man2003 the "Lazy S Mod"
    Case: Thermaltake Xaser III // Power Supply: Thermaltake Butterfly 480w // Motherboard: Chaintech 9CJS Zenith // Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4 C // Heatsink: Vantec Aeroflow // Video Card: Asus 9600 XT // Harddrive: Western Digital Raptor 36.7 GB // DVD Burner: Pioneer DVR-A06 // Soundcard: Audigy 2 // Speakers: Logitech Z-680's

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