Gaming Computer Build Project – Part 2: Components

Posted: December 26, 2008 in Hacks, Nerdy
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As you can tell by the title and from Part 1 of this post I am building a Gaming Computer. Here is the list of the guts that are going to be put in this awesome machine. Once I build this monster machine I will post the benchmarks in January. The benchmarks will concist of the FPS of recent games, in different resolutions, and the score of the entire computer using different performance benchmark programs.

 
Click the title for the product page and then click the thumbnail for a larger image.

NZXT TEMPEST ATX Mid Tower Computer Case – Newegg.com

computer_case

  • 6 Fans
  • 8 x Internal 3.5″ Drive Bays(When 3 drives are present)
  • 22″ x 8.3″ x 20.5″
  • Motherboard Compatibility: Extended ATX, ATX, Micro ATX
  • Price: $99.99

 
 

Thermaltake – 850-Watt TR2 RX Power Supply – BestBuy.com

psu

  • 850-watts total
  • Over-current protection
  • Customizable cable management
  • 24 or 20 pin ATX power connector
  • Price: FREE(From teacher)

 
 

MSI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard – Newegg.com

motherboard1

  • FSB: 2600MHz Hyper Transport (5200 MT/s)
  • Memory Slots: 4 × 240pin
  • Maximum Memory Supported: 8GB
  • 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16
  • 6 x SATA 3Gb/s ports
  • Price: FREE(From my brother)

 
 

AMD Phenom 9600 2.3GHz Quad-Core Processor – Newegg.com

amd_cpu

  • Socket AM2+
  • Hyper Transport: 3600MHz
  • Thermal Power: 95W
  • Cooling Device: Heatsink and Fan
  • Price: $99.99

 
 

GeIL Black Dragon 4GB (4 x 1GB) DDR2 SDRAM – Newegg.com

ram

  • Black Dragon Series
  • DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
  • NO Heat Spreader
  • Recommend Use: High Performance or Gaming Memory
  • Price: $52.99

 
 

ASUS GeForce 9600 GT 512MB Video Card – Newegg.com

graphics_card

  • Chipset Manufacturer: NVIDIA
  • Core clock: 650MHz
  • Stream Processors: 64
  • Memory Clock: 1800MHz
  • Memory Type: GDDR3
  • 2 x DVI Ports
  • Price: $109.99

 
 

Western Digital 500GB SATA 300mbps Hard Drive – 3BTech.net

hard-disc-drive

  • Capacity: 500GB
  • Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
  • Interface: Serial ATA/300
  • Average Read Seek Time: 9.0 ms
  • Price: $44.99

 
 

AOC 22 inch Widescreen LCD Display – Provantage.com

lcd1

  • 16.4″ x 20.1″ x 8.7″
  • Color: Piano Black Cabinet
  • Contrast Ratio: 20000:1
  • Color Support: 16.7 Million Colors
  • Response Time: 2ms
  • Price: $205.48

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