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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Assembling My New Desktop - What I finally got - Part 3

This is the 3rd Part to the ongoing journey of me Assembling My New Desktop Rig at home.
The previous parts of this article are at:

Well, I did get the PC assembled earlier this month. The entire rig costed me Rs. 42,000 (a little over USD 1000).

1 Processor Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz E8200-(6MB L2 cache 2.66Ghz 1333MHz) Link
2 MotherBoard Intel DG35EC Intel® G35 Express Chip 1333 FSB Link
3 RAM Transcend DDR 2 2 GB 800 Mhz (X 2 = 4GB) NA
4 Hard Disk Seagate Sata 2 500 GB (32 MB Buffer) - Barracuda 7200.11 Link
5 DVD Writer Samsung 20X Sata Link
6 Monitor ViewSonic 22" VA2226W TFT Monitor Link
7 Cabinet Zebronics Antibiotic 3 LED Fans(1Side,1Black,Hop) Transparent Side Panel, Temperature Display, USB & Audio Port (With 450W SATA SMPS) Link
8 Speakers Creative SBS A500 5.1 Spkrs Link
9 Keyboard / Mouse Logitech Wired Multimedia Keyboard-Black
10 TV Tuner Card Pixel View Play TV Pro 3 with FM (Internal)

I got all the components from S.P. Road in Bangalore and incidentally after a lot of bargaining with the prices and the specs.

I will write more on each of the components and what made me decide on taking the particular component and the particular brand.