selfbuild pc.

  robkop 08:06 28 Jul 2007
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Hi to all,
I am having a try for the first time at building my own pc. My knowledge of pcs is very limited. I would like advice as to the best motherboard with a reasonable budget. The parts I have already bought are as follows,

good quality coolermaster case,
2 x 320 gb maxtor harddrives.
Evga geoforce 8800gts 640mb.
intel core 2 duo 6700 CPU 2.6ghz LGA775.
2 X 2GB Corsair DDR.
Advice needed on mobo, psu.
Main usage, will be photography, video conversion,surfing, possibly gaming.
Thanks in advance for any help.

  mad1234 08:50 28 Jul 2007

you have already bought your processor which is what determins the motherboard you will require. i have no idea which one you will need but perhaps somone else will. failing that if you take your processor to a comuter shop they will be able to tell you the compatible motherboards available.

  citadel 11:19 28 Jul 2007

the asus p5kc,ip35. about £90 is a good choice as you will be able to do upgrades in the future as it supports ddr2 and ddr3 and will be able to use the new penryn cpu when it comes out.
psu enermax infinity 650.

  Trackrat 11:33 28 Jul 2007

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