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TomS
Hi everybody. Me and a friend are going to build a pc on our own.
It's gonna be quietly. It's not a gaming pc, but mostly used for work and video editing.

Here you can see our components

May I have your comments and suggestions what could be improved.

Greetz, PureAttraction
Saber
For the rest of us that Dont know what to USD are,
Quote:
CPU $221.08
CPU-Fan $17.25
silencer kit $12.77
Case $50.96
Grafic-Card (Radeon X1300) $ 65.30
TV-Card with Video-In $31.96
thermal compound $7.11
DDR RAM (Infineon) 2*512 MB $112.49
noise insulation $25.41
anti-vibration-frame (for the fans) 2x $6.38
Mainboard $94.37
anti-vibration (for the power pack) $4.98
power pack $49.93
case fan $16.47
HDD-uncoupling $22.73
SUMME $739.52

DVD-RW (without Harddrive) $43.98
$783.51
Harddrive (400Gb) without DVD-RW $153.41
$892.94
400GB HD und DVD-RW $936.92


I think its a good setup.
TomS
Oh! .Sorry, I didn't think about that.
Thanks for the calculation.
And thanks for your comment. He said, he's proud of his work Wink
askchris
Excellent specification for the pc, the only thing that I would recommend is upgrading to a better case especially if you want a quiet unit. In my experience Antec produce some very quiet cases which have insulated panels and thumb screws and a very solid design, the best that I have used is the P180 model, it might double the price of your current case, but if you want quiet then it is worth it.
Helios
LOL, I thought you were building your own PC...

The title is misleading.
TheGeek
Very nice setup, especially for a graphics PC, That should work very nicely for what you are going to be using it for. I dont know what you will be using for case insulation and i dont know if your country has an equivalent to a Wal-Mart here in the states (its sort of like a anything you want super store), but i just got some of the sticky sided foam sheets from the crafts department. They cost about 50 cents US currency, so theyre worth the investment in my opinion if you are truely going for silence. However, they also add a nice asthetic look to the inside of your case if you happen to have a window or something in your case.

::EDIT::

I would also recommend a better graphics card if your doing any 3D rendering type stuff as well as 2GB of RAM isntead of 1GB. Go for something like the Radeon 1900XT or something.
tony
my current #1 desktop system is...

Biostar M7NCG 400 7.2
Socket A AMD Sempron 3300+ (2.19 GhZ, equivalent to 3.3GHz Intel)
2 GB dual-channel PC3200 DDR SDRAM (operating as 333MHz PC2700)
250-GB 7200-RPM IDE HDD
CD/DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW IDE Reader/Burner
AGP 8x DVI/VGA XFX NVIDIA GeForce 6200 with 256MB DDR2

I got the barebones which included the case, mobo, processor, heat sink, and fan for $90 after rebate + s/h. Just goes to show why you should always build your own computer from parts online - companies like dell will overcharge you for preassembled machines.

i recommend using http://newegg.com and http://tigerdirect.com - both are legit, easy-to-use, and have great deals on hardware.
Helios
Do you have any sites like NewEgg which export to Israel?

I use NewEgg to look for prices, but unfortunately, they don't ship here, to Israel Sad
k_s_baskar
Hi,

I'll check the latest pricelist from my dealers homepage
http://www.deltapage.com

but unfortnatlly this prices are applicable only to Indian market, And the price will be in INR only. Anyway u can use this to get approx price value. The approximat value of $1= 46 INR
Smile
alkady
I noticed that your MoBo isn't quite to the level compared to the Dual Core Chip that you wish to include.
deb_xp
According 2 me......if U r going 2 use ur PC for video encoding or video editing, then U should look for

1> Processor 3GHz ( I hav not checked d latest DuoCore but I believe that it will b the best)

2> DDR RAM 2GB (atleast 1GB) @ 400MHz/533MHz

3> SATA HDD atleast 200GB with minimum 7200rpm

A graphic card is a good option but not a must.
TomS
Hi everybody,

during TomS' vacation I developed another system for him I want to present to you now:

CPU:AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ (Boxed or tray, OPGA, "Windsor")
Mainboard: Asus M2N-E (Sound, Gigabit-LAN, SATA2 RAID)
CPU-Cooler: Arctic-Cooling Freezer 64 Pro
Antivibration kit: Sharkoon Silencer Kit
powersupply antivibration frame: Sharkoon Anti Vibe fr Netzteile
grafic card: GigaByte Radeon X1300 (Retail, TV-Out, DVI, passiv)
TV- tuner mit Video-In:MSI TV@nywhere Plus (mit Fernbedienung)
Firewire Card: FireWire Card 1394 3-Port
RAM: 1 oder 2*Buffalo DIMM 1 GB DDR2-667 Kit (Retail, Select Series)
case cooler: 2*Scythe SFlex 800rpm 120x120x25
case: Enermax CA-3030 Pandora (schwarz/silber)
Sharkoon Anti-Vibe 120mm
powersupply: Seasonic S12-430HB (schwarz)
DVD-RW: Samsung SH-S162A (Bulk, Schwarz)
HDD: 2*Western Digital WD2500JS
TomS
nobody knows anything 'bout that? gimme your comments, plz..
TomS
guys come on! I want YOUR opinion! You are the experts I want your confirmation it's a good system Wink
psycosquirrel
It is not bad.

You are wasting money on crap though.

Get rid of all the antivibration kits and put that money towards a better graphics card. As for the fans, get Artic Cooling ones if you can. Most are very, very quiet.

The PSU you picked is a great quiet PSU, you definently don't need the antivibration kit for it. The system looks good so far, but there is definently room for improvement. I would get an NVIDIA card, because you usually get more performance for your money. A 6600 would work great. BTW, you do not need the AC freezer 64 Pro unless you plan on doing heavy overclocking. The stock HSF for dual core optys is quite nice...
miniman17
if this is around your budget you should go for this one
$1500 Entertainment PC for Gaming.
CPU: Intel Core i5 750 ~$249
2.66Ghz, 8MB Cache, LGA1156 Quad Core.
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55-UD5 Motherboard ~$217
The new P55 chipset. This motherboard supports Crossfire and SLI so you have twice as many upgrade paths!
GPU: Gigabyte Radeon HD5850 1GB ~$439
In most games this is slightly slower than a 4870X2 but you get the advantage of it being a single card and eating up less power and being more quiet.
RAM: OCZ PC3-10666 Platinum 2x2GB OCZ3P1333LV4GK ~$145
PC-10666 (1333MHz) DDR3 Dual Channel RAM, 2x240-pin DIMMs, Non ECC Unbuffered, 7-7-7-21-2N
HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB WD6401AALS ~$89
One of the fastest 3.5" non raptor HDD's on the market.
DVD: BenQ DW240S 24x Internal DVDRW Drive Retail Box ~$39
24x Burn Speed, Blazing fast.
Case: Cooler Master CM 690 Pure Black ~$134
Best case in this price range. Large enough and cool enough for any air cooling setup.
Power Supply: Corsair HX-650 Power Supply $185
Because the 5850 is so efficient, you only need a 650W to run two in crossfire if you need to in the future.
Total: Approx. $1497
THis is in american and it is definitely a good buy if it is in your price range
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