buying a new pc, suggestions and help plz

  pioneer235 12:44 26 Apr 2009
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Hello, i have waited a long time to buy a new up to date pc to fulfill my gaming and multimedia needs. i have configured a system (specifications underneath), just wanted to know if the system seems ok or stable?
is the psu enuf for the system?
is the cpu cooler fine
i know the case i selected is one of the best in market right now, but am i wasting money here? as i'm not gonna over clock.... or should i stick to it?
all in all, if this was ur system what changes would u make?

another thing, i picked this configuration from Dino pc, which after searching in google, i found a topic in here. which shouts loudly to stay away from Dino pc. what site would u recommend? as i want a website that is similar in prices and i can build the components myself online.

thank you

CPU: 01018 - AMD Phenom II X4 955
CPU Cooler: 03003 - Coolermaster V8
Memory: 05014 - 8.0GB Corsair DDR3 1600mhz DHX CL9 (4x 2GB)
Motherboard: 04044 - Asus M4A79T Deluxe (AMD 790FX Chipset, 4x DDR3, CrossfireX)
Hard Drives: 06006 - 1TB S-ATAII 3.0Gb/s
Optical Drive: 07001 - 20x DVD±RW DL S-ATA Lightscribe
Graphics card: 08035 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 295 1,792MB
Sound card: 10001 - Onboard 7.1 Audio
Operating System: 11006 - Microsoft® Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit
Internet: 13003 - Wireless 802.11G PCI card
Monitors: 15002 - 22' Widescreen LCD
PSU: 18004 - 750W Thermaltake Toughpower
Case: 17006 - Coolermaster Cosmos Type-S

  citadel 15:08 26 Apr 2009

don't know what it costs but you could probably get an i7 pc for about the same.

  pioneer235 07:11 27 Apr 2009

well this system comes to £1615.36, and my budget was 1500, but i'm ok with this as it gets me quite good system. i7 920 is quite comparable to AMD 955, but its a bit more expensive, so i'm sticking with AMD for now.

but plz help with

is the psu enuf for the system?
is the cpu cooler fine
is the case ok? or is this just overkill?

  The Kestrel 09:34 27 Apr 2009

Try configuring your PC at Cougar click here. They come well recommended on this forum.

  citadel 19:25 27 Apr 2009

psu ok, you could get a cheaper heat sink, reviews at frostytech.com. also save on the case with a coolermaster haf or cm690. graphics card, a hd4890 as you are getting a 22" monitor, if you get a 24" monitor the 295.

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