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Greg S
20-07-2002, 08:46 AM
Hi. I'm compiling a new puter with the parts below. I understand that certain motherboards require certain features to be compatible with different power supplys and CPU's. Can anyone tell me what to look out for - ie which makes/models to use with each other? Thanks.

Also, if anyone is a retailer of components/PC's perhaps you could give me a quote for the lot, assembled or unassembled.

Graphics GeForce Ti4200 64MB
CPU P4 1.5 GHz
Speakers TDK Tremor S150
Ram 512MB
Hard Drive 60 GB 7200rpm
Monitor Philips T107
CD Writer Any reasonable quality
Floppy Any reasonable quality
Mother Board Any reasonable quality
Sound Any reasonable quality
Case Full ATX with appropriate power supply

20-07-2002, 03:43 PM
I tired my best...
If these are some of what u would use or not..u can do it urself at http://www.oemcomputers.co.nz/oembuild.asp
just copy and paste this addy into ur IE :)

Motherboard . Abit IT7 for Intel P4 CPU, Socket 478, Intel845E chipset, DDR266, AC97 Audio, Lan, USB Only $448

CPU . Intel Pentium 4 2.2AGHz(Northwood) 478 Pin Retail BOX By order $696

Heatsink&Fan . Coolermaster Socket 7/370/A Small $23

Memory . 128MB SDRAM 168pin, PC-133, 3 Years warranty $79

Hard Disk Drive . Maxtor D740X-6L 60GB 7200RPM ATA-133 $290

Display Card . Gainward GeForce 3 64MB DDR Golden Sample 3.8ns with TV-Out & Video-In $619

Monitor . 15' Philips 105E, Max 1080x960, (3 Years On-Site Warranty by Philips. Please call 0800-657-447 for warranty claims) $302

CD Writer . Samsung 32x10x40x CD Re-Writer with Nero software Retail Pack $200

Sound Card . Creative Sound Blaster Vibra 128PCI (OEM) $54

Modem 56K V90 PCI Internal Fax Modem $54

Floppy Disk Drive . Panasonic 1.44MB Floppy Drive $32

Keyboard . BTC Multimedia Win98 Keyboard $39

Mouse . Budget Mouse PS/2 or Serial $9

Case & Power Supply . Hyena #132 Midi Tower ATX Case 300W PSU with System Fan $96

Speaker . Creative Inspire 2400 2.1 Speaker $122

Your total price with GST: $3063

Greg S
20-07-2002, 06:51 PM
Just thought I should mention after the first response, if anyone does quote - the makes, models and specs I've stipulated are absolutes, and items I haven't listed aren't required. My best price so far is $2244 incl, unassembled. Thx.