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So I'm looking at this Motherboard.

http://www.tigerdirect.ca/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=4132075&CatId=2541

Im canadian so i can't use newegg I believe =P.

Does it have a onboard audiocard or whatever? Says It has AC97 codec on it. But that isn't 100% clear to me.

I have CPU , GPU , Case , Power Supply , Motherboard , RAM , Cooling.

What else do I need? do I need a network card or something. Im really retarded so yeah.. I wouldn't even know how to pit this thing together.

BTW what does Order Today Ships Today mean? After my order is shipped to where I live how many days would it take on average.
 
That mainboard got both on-board audio and network (2 ports). Assuming all parts you've got actually fit, you don't need anything else, except a harddisk or CD/DVD reader/burner maybe.
 
Newegg ships to Canada now!
I need to know, what's your budget and what are you going to use this for.
Also, are you planning to put it together despite never putting one together before?
 
Budget 1500$
Gamer Orientated.

The one I put together is with 800 watt powersupply 3.33 GHZ duo CPU , and a NVIDIA 260 GTX (896MB)

1476$

Never put together a computer before.
If you can get me a better deal tell me =P.
I have like a good case fan and 4GB + OS and everything.

Also in dxdiag it says I have Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.4 GHZ ( 2 CPU's)
So wouldn't that be a downgrade? 3.33GHZ ===> 3.4 GHZ Or is it , 3.33GHZ Duo = 6.66 GHZ? ( 2 CPU's )

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Get a decent cooler, not that cheapo thing you've picked. It doesn't have to be an IFX-14, but some Arctic Cooling or more affordable Thermalright will certainly do a better job than yours.

As for the video card, an ATI 4870/4850 should offer a far better price/performance ratio than the Nvidia flagship GPUs.
 
>>Also in dxdiag it says I have Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.4 GHZ ( 2 CPU's)
>>So wouldn't that be a downgrade? 3.33GHZ ===> 3.4 GHZ Or is it , 3.33GHZ Duo = 6.66 GHZ? ( 2 CPU's )


No because a Core 2 outperforms a Pentium D in every way, even if it's less GHz.
 
That heatsink should do its job, given the limited models that are available. In some reviews, it's on-par with an Ultra-120 or Scythe Infinity, so it can't be that bad. :p
 
How many of there 4870 are you planning to buy? :rolleyes:

Even a 500W PSU ought to be enough for this configuration.
 
1 in the future 2. ok then =P The case comes with 800 so I thought it was one of the cheap freebies they throw in.
 
It's enough for two 4870 (~160W max. per card) but would be a waste for a single one.

Full load for such a system will be around 500W. Higher if you overclock.
 
It should work, but you can't run to CF cards on an SLI mobo.
 
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