New system for the New Year

  orangewhiteblue 20:57 27 Dec 2007


I'm looking to build a new computer in the New Year. I don't play games but do photo editing.

I'll get all the bits from Scan:

Scan 8024 (B43) Silver Midi-Tower Case 400W
Lite-ON LH-20A1S-11C LiteOn 20x DVD±R
Heisei Black Floppy Disk +Int Combo All in 1 Card Reader
320 Gb HGST (IBM/Hitachi) OA33435 Deskstar T7K500
2GB (2x1GB) Corsair TwinX XMS2, DDR2 PC2-6400 (800)
Abit AN-M2HD, NF630a
AMD AM2 Athlon 64 5200+ Windsor Core, Dual Core 2.6GHz

This works out at £273 + Vista

Are there better choices for the money I'm likely to spend?

Does anyone have experience of that motherboard?

Any comments greatfully received.


  Technotiger 21:36 27 Dec 2007

I haven't any experience of that particular mobo, but what you have listed looks fine. A decent price too.

I would add a second Hard Drive though, USB external, plus Acronis TI for your back-ups.

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