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hey guys... umm just wondering, im planing to build my own computer, and instead of ordering all the parts off of the internet.

I want to get them from a store,

 

i live in brisbane and i need a shop that provides nearly all the parts i need...

 

any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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Is this the first PC you've built?

Is good customer service important to you? If so, you understand this might mean you pay a bit more right?

Can I ask why you want to get them from a store instead of on the net? Is it to save on shipping or to get assistance in the store?

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I hate ordering stuff off the net.

 

You can never be certain when (or if) you're going to get the item, in what condition, and returning anything is rarely even worth it.

 

In Brisbane your best bet is probably Umart.

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lol thanks alot for the quick reply lol =)

 

umm yes it is the first, im only 15 haha..

 

yeh i just thought it might be easier to get it from a store for some support and stuff, but if you could recommend a good site that would be good to.

 

and thanks for that store tantryl appreciate it

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In that case, +1 Umart. Better customer service than MSY imo.

 

Feel free to post what you're thinking of getting in the Building section and some peeps will give you some feedback before you even go into the store. :)

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ok thanks alot.... what i was thinking of getting, is wouldnt mind some feedback on this either thanks =)

 

is

a quad core not quite sure what one yet but maybe a 2.4

4gb memory

9800 GTX+ 512MB

 

umm what i would like some info on is what motherboard to get... ive never known much about them =p

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ok thanks alot.... what i was thinking of getting, is wouldnt mind some feedback on this either thanks =)

 

is

a quad core not quite sure what one yet but maybe a 2.4

4gb memory

9800 GTX+ 512MB

 

umm what i would like some info on is what motherboard to get... ive never known much about them =p

 

i sorta want to spend about maybe 1000$

 

ive got a mate in a swat 4 clan that made a really awesome comp for only 1000 so i figure that would be cool =)

 

thanks

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ok thanks alot.... what i was thinking of getting, is wouldnt mind some feedback on this either thanks =)

 

is

a quad core not quite sure what one yet but maybe a 2.4

4gb memory

9800 GTX+ 512MB

 

umm what i would like some info on is what motherboard to get... ive never known much about them =p

 

i sorta want to spend about maybe 1000$

 

ive got a mate in a swat 4 clan that made a really awesome comp for only 1000 so i figure that would be cool =)

 

thanks

I take it you have a screen and OS? if so for $1000 i would go down this track

 

-e8400/q6600 depending on your needs (gaming/encoding)

-gigabyte ep45 ds3l

-2gb 800mhz ram or 4gb if you have a 64bit OS

-Gecube HD4870

-antec nsk 6580 case and psu

-Western Digital 640gb hdd

-pioneer 216b dvdrw drive

 

that should come to about $1000

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thanks for that... i want this computer mainly for gaming, well thats what i need the performance for.

umm im not very farmiliar with the e8400/q6600 what would that be like 2.4 or what??

 

o and i dont really need a very big hard drive, just atm i have a 180 and its nearly full so i need something like a 220 or so.

and yes i alwready have vista,

 

sorry lol would u mind tellin me what a

gigabyte ep45 ds3l is

and a

-Gecube HD4870

hah thanks alot

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ah i see... well i really want to stick with the nvidia graphics cards and, that motherboard sounds great lol... i dont know much about them myself so that should be ok.. :)

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thanks for that... i want this computer mainly for gaming, well thats what i need the performance for.

umm im not very farmiliar with the e8400/q6600 what would that be like 2.4 or what??

 

o and i dont really need a very big hard drive, just atm i have a 180 and its nearly full so i need something like a 220 or so.

and yes i alwready have vista,

 

sorry lol would u mind tellin me what a

gigabyte ep45 ds3l is

and a

-Gecube HD4870

hah thanks alot

Gigabyte EP45-DS3 is a motherboard where you put your Intel CPU / ram / vga / Basically the base of your computer

 

GeCube HD4870 is a ATI 4800 Series VGA Card.

 

Google and Wikipedia is your best friend.

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haha... ok thanks guys, appreciate it =)

 

what do u think about this

 

 

GSkill 4G(2x2G) DDR3

 

Creative SoundBlaster Audigy SE Sound Card 7.1

 

 

Intel Xeon Quad-Core X3360 2.83G S775

 

Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200RPM(16Mb Cache)

 

Asus VW192C 19inch wide 5ms DVI-D Colorshine 1ys Zero Bright Dot

 

Antec Three Hundred Tower Gaming Case- Black NO PSU

 

e-GeForce 9800GTX+ SSC Edition, 512MB

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haha... ok thanks guys, appreciate it =)

 

what do u think about this

 

 

GSkill 4G(2x2G) DDR3

 

Creative SoundBlaster Audigy SE Sound Card 7.1

 

 

Intel Xeon Quad-Core X3360 2.83G S775

 

Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200RPM(16Mb Cache)

 

Asus VW192C 19inch wide 5ms DVI-D Colorshine 1ys Zero Bright Dot

 

Antec Three Hundred Tower Gaming Case- Black NO PSU

 

e-GeForce 9800GTX+ SSC Edition, 512MB

There's no motherboard in there and no PSU.

 

The 640GB is recommended because it is a very fast drive.

 

I'd be surprised if what you listed comes in under $1000 (before you add the costs of a mobo & psu).

 

I'd take nesquick's advice if I were you.

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lol yeh, its not gonna be under 1000, because that adds to 1000 wat i listed there. what is the psu??

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If you don't know the basic parts of a computer you should do some serious reading before you attempt to put all this together, just a tip ;) everyone starts somewhere

 

also at the moment there is no discernible difference between low end ddr3 and mid range ddr2 (maybe %3) which does not justify the price difference

 

also for gaming a faster clocked dual core is better than a slower quad core as most games are only designed to run on a single core anyway.

 

umm what else oh yea if you want nvidia give the 9800 a miss and get a gtx260

 

PSU = Power Supply Unit which is critical to running your system stably

power supplies stick to the following and you wont end up destroying your system with some generic piece of junk

 

-corsair hx520/620

-corsair vx450

-antec earthwatts 380/430/500

-most silverstone power supplies

 

that hdd is the fastest 7200rpm drive on the market at the moment and it is always good to have 2 partitions for backups and reinstalls

 

onboard sound is great just make sure its set to HD not ac97 in bios

 

as for screens if you can afford the benq g2400w its a cheap 24inch that looks great and is good for gaming (no discernable difference between 2-6ms)

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haha believe me mate, i am gettin some help from my cousin who has alwready made his own comp =)

im learning from him, im just chekin out what i should get in it =)

and thanks for the advise.

 

with the PSU, should i just get

 

Antec NSK6580 Solution Series ATX MiniTower

 

instead of buying a separate tower and PSU??

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haha believe me mate, i am gettin some help from my cousin who has alwready made his own comp =)

im learning from him, im just chekin out what i should get in it =)

and thanks for the advise.

 

with the PSU, should i just get

 

Antec NSK6580 Solution Series ATX MiniTower

 

instead of buying a separate tower and PSU??

the psu in the nsk is a very good one

 

just search earthwatts 430 review and it should return some nice results its this one> http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=27430

 

although the best would be a corsair hx520 as they use industrial grade parts and come with a 5year warranty.

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ah ok, thanks, im just thinkin bout the price here. because if i buy it separately then it will cost a fair bit more.

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Personally id take Nesquicks advice what hes layed out would be a very nice computer.

 

And is very similar in spec to mine, and i really cant fault it :)

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ah ok, thanks, im just thinkin bout the price here. because if i buy it separately then it will cost a fair bit more.

you shouldn't put a price on critical system parts, another bit of advice ;) things like the psu is something that should never be scimped on as it may one day save the rest of your computer from frying due to a short or something like that.

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ah ok... well, using all ur advise i will go do some searching and get all the parts i think would be good based on wat u guys have said,

 

and ill post them back

 

thanks again for the advise

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