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Please help me choose building my New PC


FPCH New Member
Dec 21, 2007
Please help me chose my hardwares, im a little bit confused with what i want, i want a performance/price for a video editing, design, gaming, and other common application activities. I am not much on overclocking.

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 G0 SLA9V Conroe 2.66GHz LGA 775
(any recommendations are well appreciated)

Motherboard: ASUS P5E LGA 775 Intel X38 ATX or P5K-E/WiFi-AP
MSI LGA 775 X38 Diamond/Platinum or P35 Neo2 - FR/FIR
(any recommendations are well appreciated)

Memory: CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit
(any recommendations are well appreciated) (CRUCIAL OR GEIL)

Graphics: XFX/EVGA/PNY/BFG NVidia GeForce 8800GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported
(any recommendations are well appreciated)

Display: SAMSUNG 226BW Black 22" 2 ms (GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor (max res 1680x1050 pixels, 16.7m colors, 2ms response)
SAMSUNG 906BW Black 19" 2 ms (GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor (max res 1440x900 pixels, 16.7m colors, 2ms response)
(any recommendations are well appreciated)

Hard Disk: Seagate Barracuda 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s (any recommendations are well appreciated)

Case & PSU: Antec Sonata III 500W (any recommendations are well appreciated)
OS: Windows XP Professional (32-bit)

Thanks for helping


Hi Mark

Welcome to Free PC Help

Well any combination of the above look ok to me but i'll throw it open to allow others to comment.


FPCH Member
Oct 24, 2006
Runcorn, UK
Hi Mark,

Well, I was initially going to scrutinise about buying a case with PSU, but this one seems OK. Otherwise, as WolfeyMole said, any combination looks fine.