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Happy equinox, as today is the first day of autumn or spring, depending on your locale. Autumn it is here, though last couple of weeks of summer have been pretty chilly around here. Anyway, hopefully we'll all get lots of good presents. No wait…

Autumnal Link: Thanks Ant and Mike Martinez.
Play: Microbe Kombat. Thanks Jay is Games.
Links: RC Car Controlled Via the Web.
Story: Paws for thought- Pet dog fitted with £10,000 bionic leg.
Science: House Stands Alone After Hurricane Ike. Thanks Digg.
Media: Greatest Slam Dunk Ever.
Mr. Tisane Battles his Tea Addiction.

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14. Re: PC Building Help Sep 22, 2008, 19:50 Efflixi
 
I've been building computers for close to 15 years now and it seems that most people overlook one of the most crucial parts to building a computer; the power supply. Don't skimp out on that thing! Get a Corsair or a PC Power & Cooling. You don't really need a 730w PSU for that computer, i'm running a beefier system on a Corsair 620HX which is the PSU i would suggest.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139002

Again, please don't skimp on one of the most critical parts of your system. A cheap/bad PSU can lead to entire system failure. The rest of your system looks fine though.


If i had ~$800 to spend on a new system, here's my top picks:

CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX 620W Power Supply
-$45.00 Instant
$144.99

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor
$189.99

Seagate 640GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
$79.99

G.SKILL 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Memory
-$40.00 Instant
$66.99

ASUS P5K PRO ATX Intel Motherboard
$102.99

LITE-ON 20X DVDħR DVD Burner Black IDE Model DH-20A4P-04
$22.99

ASUS Radeon HD 4850 EAH4850/HTDI/512M Video Card
-$15.00 Instant
-$49.99 Combo
$169.99

Grand Total: $777.93

The combo deal on the graphics card is because it comes with a free copy of Alone in the Dark

All of those items and prices are from www.newegg.com and right now, every single one of those items is *FREE 3 DAY SHIPPING* saving you a ton of money.
This comment was edited on Sep 22, 20:03.
 
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  6. Sep 22, 15:07     PC Building Help ColoradoHoudini
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  16. Sep 22, 19:59       Re: PC Building Help PHJF
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