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You should be able to use your old HDD and other stuff!!

 

And did you consider i5 before selected the components?

 

Lower latency RAM would be better!! 6-6-6-18 or something..

 

Rest seems pretty good!!

 

Are you looking for options for the monitor / Case?

 

Lastly, Welcome to OCC!! :)

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Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!

I apologize in advance for the lengthy reply:

 

You should be able to use your old HDD and other stuff!!

 

And did you consider i5 before selected the components?

 

Lower latency RAM would be better!! 6-6-6-18 or something..

 

Rest seems pretty good!!

 

Are you looking for options for the monitor / Case?

 

Lastly, Welcome to OCC!! :)

Sweet! that means I

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Looks like a great build, I have the X4 955 and the DDR2 version of that Asus, working perfectly :)

Thanks! Yeah, when I first started my research I was thinking of the 940 with your mobo and DDR2, but then after reading some more I decided to put in a little extra to go with the next generation in hopes that the rig will last longer.

 

for future proofing i would go with DDR3 but DDR2 is cheap

DDR2 is definitely cheap now, but if you think on the long run, I

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Thanks!

And I will most definitely be asking more questions once I get my hands on all those parts and manuals, lol.

With some help from you guys, and a bit of luck I might manage to boot it on my first attempt!

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Just so you know, the highest temperature I have gotten on Load so far was 45 Celsius. This is with the Xigmatek S1283 Cooler, my idle temperatures are around 33-36. Just a heads up, the temps are awesome :)

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Just so you know, the highest temperature I have gotten on Load so far was 45 Celsius. This is with the Xigmatek S1283 Cooler, my idle temperatures are around 33-36. Just a heads up, the temps are awesome :)

 

You might not get temps as nice as this, so just letting you know to not worry as long as you're below 70. :thumbs-up:

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