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    Building my first computer


    Hi.

    After much deliberations i decided that instead of buying a computer with my first paycheck i was going to build one. I was discussing this on another forum and they gave me some help deciding which parts to select to go in it. But i would also like to know what people on here think, not because i don't trust the other guys, but to see what matches up and so i can check out new bits.

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    Matt
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    Matt, give us some info, you budget, use etc ........
    and any requirements like noise, screen etc.....

    And what was this other forum????????
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    You can purchase a computer with one paycheck? I wish I had your salary. If you wish to start picking up a few parts with each pay check that would work better. We need to know how much you plan to spend before we can help you decide on parts. What you wanting this computer for? Whether it be for home use or games.
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    Originally Posted by JakeCourtney
    You can purchase a computer with one paycheck? I wish I had your salary. If you wish to start picking up a few parts with each pay check that would work better. We need to know how much you plan to spend before we can help you decide on parts. What you wanting this computer for? Whether it be for home use or games.
    I bought my first computer (one in my sig -v) with one of my first McDonald's paycheck... and I was making minimum wage...
    My b0x:
    AMD XP Barton 2800+ @ Stock speed... (going up again soon in winter!!!)
    2 x 512MB Kingston RAM for 1GB dual channel
    1 x 120GB HDD (soon another ) ( <-- God I've been saying this for like a year )
    SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS (0wN5!!!)
    Logitech Z-5300 speakers (0wN5!!!)
    ATI All-In-Wonder 9800 Pro (0wN5!!!)
    Black ViewSonic A91f+@1280x1024@75Hz (0wN5!!!) (Well, too bad I can't go 1600x1200 above 60Hz )

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    Look in the readme first sticky. Simon stickied a post I made about choosing RAM and a HDD.

    Ive just been writing one about choosing a processor and mobo. Will get that up soon.

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