First build . Please look over my hardware choices.
Please look over the list below and tell me what u think. Im not going for sata drives as im trying to keep it simple but quick. the mobo has nforce2 on it, has any one had any problems with the FSB on these.
Mother Board: Gigabyte GA-7N400-L
CPU: AMD Barton core 3200+ Athalon
Memory: Kingston 3Gb
Hard Disk Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 plus
Case, psu, cpu cooling, case cooling, hdd cooling: Stealth Kit – Deluxe
The stealth kit consists of.
1. Acoustic midi tower
2. Quiet PSU 400watts
3. 2 * case fans 1*120mm, 1*80mm
4. Quiet CPU Cooler, Samurai model
4. North bridge motherboard heatsink.
5. Hard Drive cooler.
CD-RW ROM Drive: Asus QuietTrack 52x32x52x CD-RW
Graphics Card: Nvidia FX 5600SE or Similar
Full Spec Details of hardware
Well thanks for the comments & ideas that it should work just fine.
Guess what !!!!!! It all worked straight out the box.
This is a detailed hardware spec for them that want to know.
Mobo : Gigabyte GA-7N400-L
Graphics : FX5700LE 128meg 8*AGP [AOpen Aeolus]
Mem : 3GB 3* D/S 1GB GL 2.5 single modules [only pc2700 333 so i could pack the mobo full]
CPU : AMD baton core XP3200+
All the above was sourced from dabs.com
HDD : Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 plus 120GB IDE 8Meg Cach [This is the 1 with quiet tech bearings]
Cooling : Scythe SAMURAI solid copper
Zalman ZM-NB47J north bridge cooler
Case : www.quietpc.com Stealth deluxe kit [lol] with the above
cooler swaped out to suit the mobo.
DVD RW : NEC ND-2510A Dual Layer
All the above was sorced from Quietpc.com
The only thing you need to do is open yast2 after the initial install and patch it so you get the open GL drivers for the 3D graphics accelerator.
Other than that its was so simple windoz should take a look at see how it should be done.
Chris :lol: :lol: :lol: