System building advice please

  spras 12:59 01 Sep 2007

I am about to order a new system which I will build myself. These are the parts I have decided upon so far, please tell me if these looks suitable or if there is anything better I should get:

ASUS M2N-SLI DELUXE Socket AM2 nvidia 570SLi 7.1channel audio ATX
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AMD AThlon X2 6000+
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Saphire Ati Radeon X1950XT 256MB
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Coolermaster 600W iGreen
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Thermaltake Kandalf
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2GB kit (1GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR2 PC2-5300 memory module
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Thermalright HR-03 Rev.A VGA Cooler
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Total: £566

To go with this I already have 80GB ata HDD, 200GB Seagate Barracuda HDD, 19" TFT Monitor, 15" CRT Monitor, LG DVD Re-Writer, Creative X-Fi Soundcard

  Fingees 13:45 01 Sep 2007

If I was spending that sort of money, I personally would go to Novatech, and select a motherboard bundle to start with.

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  spras 14:21 01 Sep 2007

The mobo set up that they similair to my set up (athlon 6000, M2N mobo, 2GB RAM) is £60 more expensive than the components I have, so not really worth it.

  spras 18:26 02 Sep 2007


  Trackrat 23:23 02 Sep 2007

I have a similar set up to what you are proposing.
But I chose the 590 chipset.
Also as there is hardly any difference in price I chose 6400 memory from Crucial.
The motherboard only has one IDE connector so bear that in mind.

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