~$500 build

EdibleEgg

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Was wondering your thoughts on this setup. Any tips or criticism is welcome.

Antec NSK4480B w/ 380W Earthwatts PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16811129032
$99.99

The PSU has two 12v rails at 17A max each.

Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16822136319
$79.99

ASUS P5Q SE PLUS LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16813131347
$96.99

SAPPHIRE 100265L Radeon HD 4830 512MB 256-bit GDDR3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102803
$89.99

XIGMATEK HDT-S963 92mm Rifle CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16835233001
$24.99

G.SKILL HK 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820231219
$49.99

Has 4-4-4-12 timings.

Intel E5200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16819116072
$72.99

Total: $514.93(USD)

I haven't had much experience building my own system so I took a lot of tips from various sites. Let me know what you think.

 

effel

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Looks like the econobox from the techreport. It should be great. With that Xigamtek cooler on that cpu, you should be able to take it about 3ghz without much trouble. Good setup-