New Computer Advice

Posted on 2006-06-08
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
Ok, after a lot of advice from certain members in this forum! :)

I have come up with the following spec:

Antec Solution Slk3700amb

ASUS A8N-SLI Premium

AMD (Venice) Athlon 64Bit 3000+

2x 1Gb DDR400
Free - Already have them in my old system

2x Seagate ST3250824A 250GB Barracuda
Free - Already have them in my old system

graphics card
Gainward 6600GT 128mb

The total is slightly under £300.

I chose that motherboard because it leaves me HUGE space for upgrading in the future if need be.  Will this system be any good, and is there anything you would change?

Also, that case has a 350w psu, will it be enough?

Question by:narmi2
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    The 350watt supply is the only concern I have, especially if you are going to upgrade in the future.  450 watts and above would be my recommendation, and I would choose a name brand model: Seasonic, Ernermax, PC Power and Cooling, Zalman, Antec Truepower, or Thermaltake Purepower.  Make sure the +12v rail delivers 24 amps or more, which is needed in startup.
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