new pc-build components (please help tweak)
- From: "Jolly Rogers" <jollyrogers@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 17:52:54 -0600
I am building a new PC soon. I built one for my wife last year and it turned
I have assembled the list of components below. Feel free to offer opinions
or advice. I am fairly sure these will all function together, but if you see
anything I missed or have an opinion, please share your experiences and
I feel like waiting for a 1 TB SSD to come out someday (and drop in price),
rather than building a machine now with a SATA hard drive, but if I keep
waiting for the "next level" to emerge, I will never act and build a new
....anyway, here's my list of stuff I am considering.
hard drive - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD5000AAKS 500 GB Internal SATA
Hard Drive: $64.80
motherboard - Intel DX58SO Core i7 Motherboard - Nehalem Socket 1366:
processor - Intel i7 core 2 920: $297.22
memory - SAMSUNG 4GB 2x 2GB DDR3 PC3-8500 1066 SONY VAIO Z570: $98.00
case / power supply - Sonata III Quiet Super Mini with 500w power supply:
audio card - M-Audio Audiophile 192 Sound card - 192 kHz - 24-bit: $119.99
video card - Sapphire 100225L ATI Radeon HD 3870: $111.97
monitor - KDS K-2626MDHWB 26" WideScreen LCD 1920 x 1200 $339.00
DVD/CD-RW combo - Lite-On DH-52C2S: $21.90
USB keyboard/mouse - Logitech Internet 350 USB Keyboard & RX300 Optical
Mouse Combo: $14.59
total price: $1,395.99
Comments and advice appreciated.
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