first time

  x06jsp 20:22 31 Jan 2007

hi ppl
i am looking to build my first computer but dnt have a clue what hardware to get.
i do photo editing illustration and 3d animations.
any suggestions on spec would be great.
thanks in advance

  Zero G 20:54 31 Jan 2007

First thing to know is what is your budget?
That way we can guide you better.

  x06jsp 20:56 31 Jan 2007

well i dont have one worked out but i dnt want to spend to much but still have a fast powerfull machine.

  woodchip 21:07 31 Jan 2007

Is it worth it when you look at this, click here

  SANTOS7 21:09 31 Jan 2007

click here
If you don't have too much money to spend, this is the way to go..

Some idea of what your budget is would be good ...

  x06jsp 21:12 31 Jan 2007

yer ive already got a 19" widescreen monitor and i wanna still use the tower that ive got id rather just change the hardware because i need at least 2gb ram and either 256mb or 512mb graphics card i just dnt knw what components to use o and i need a new cpu and motherboard.
the most i could probably get wud be 500.

  SANTOS7 21:24 31 Jan 2007

click here
maybe a MOBO bundle to start and build around that..

  x06jsp 21:27 31 Jan 2007

which would you recommend??
and can u or recommend any extra ram that would b compatible and a grafix card??

  woodchip 21:34 31 Jan 2007

If you are going to start upgrading the innards, don't forget the First thing you need will be a Good PSU to supply enough good power safely to the Hardware. So you are only going to save the tin box

  x06jsp 21:35 31 Jan 2007

yer but id still rather build my own

  SANTOS7 21:37 31 Jan 2007

click here
If i had the money i might start here, you could probably get novatech to put another memery stick on it for you, not sure about graphics card..

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