Not a complete novice... But am with DIY PC's

  burrellbuzzman 08:16 16 Mar 2009
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hey everyone first post and just want some advice, i am looking to build my first pc and wondered if this is all present and correct i have checked as best i can but need advice on minor things. the set up will be something like this

-Cooler Master Elite 334 PC Case
-Sapphire PURE CrossfireX 790GX Motherboard
-AMD Phenom II X4 9202.8GHz
-OCZ Vendetta 2 CPU Processor Cooler Fan Heatsink
-OCZ 2GB DDR2 PC2-6400 800MHz ATI CrossFire
-Play Value ATI Radeon HD 4650 1GB DDR2PCI
Express 2.0 Graphics Card
-OCZ StealthXStream 600W PSU 120mm Fan
-Pioneer DVR-116DBK 20x Internal IDE DVD+/-RW

i havn't decided on a hdd yet because hopefully i will pick one up cheap!

I just want to know if all of that, will fit in the case ok? if it will all work nicely together? and aswell if the PSU will be powerful enough for the components? as well if i need something else please say, and otherwise is it a good system?

Thanks in advance for all those who help

Rob

  ambra4 09:31 16 Mar 2009

“I just want to know if all of that, will fit in the case ok?”

Don’t see a problem with fitting hardware

Specifications

Compatible Motherboards: ATX, Micro ATX

External 5.25" Drive Bays: 4

External 3.5" Drive Bays: 1

Internal 3.5" Drive Bays: 6

Expansion Slots: 7

Front USB Ports: 2

Front Audio Ports: 1

120mm Fan Ports: 2

120mm Fans Included: 1

I would suggest installing a second 120mm case fan


“If the PSU will be powerful enough for the components?”

Yes the power supply will power all your hardware safely

  burrellbuzzman 09:40 16 Mar 2009

thanks ambra

Cooler Master TLF-S12-ER-GP 12cm LED Case Fan Red

would this be ok? btw i dont want to sound like an idiot lol but only reason i ask about the PSU is cos i read if its not powerful enough it can damage your components

  ambra4 11:33 16 Mar 2009

“Cooler Master TLF-S12-ER-GP 12cm LED Case Fan Red would this be ok?”

Yes

“I don’t want to sound like an idiot lol but only reason I ask about the PSU is cos i read if its not powerful enough it can damage your components”

First time I have heard that if power supply watts is to low some of your hardware will

not work, or cause the computer to boot up

The 600 watts power supply unit is more than you will ever need most present day

computer uses a 450 – 500 watts unit


“Where I go to check this?”

Right Click “My Computer” – Click Computer Tab – Change

If set for a “Domain” change to “Workgroup”

  ambra4 11:35 16 Mar 2009

Sorry forget the last part “Where I go to check this?” wrong thread

  burrellbuzzman 13:13 16 Mar 2009

no worries. thanks alot you've been a big help

  ol blueeyes 14:08 19 Mar 2009

If you go to the following you will find it a great help and it is FOC I use it a lot

click here

  ened 10:47 23 Mar 2009

Try this forum
click here

I have found it a great help before, during and after a new build.

The only comment I would make is to make sure the cooling elements of your Graphics Card will fit into the case and give you access to any further slots you might want to use.

  ened 10:48 23 Mar 2009

Sorry - just noticed this is a week old - I expect you are sorted by now.

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