Quote:Originally posted by Jordan Yip sounds great. PC components are all made universally to work together, so as long as you get the RAM at the right speed to match the Mobo etc it should all work fine. Sometimes there can be compatability issues between certain brands but you never know unless you try EVERY combination.The components you have selected should work together and it's nothing to worry about. So go for it! It's a very nice set-up! How old is the HD? If it is old and slow you might find that it slows the whole system down now that you have a faster one. Just make sure you format the HD when you get the new system and reintsall Windows and all the lastest drivers, don't try and take any shortcuts here.EDIT: Just saw in your sig you have a 5200RPM drive. You might want to upgrade this to a more recent 7200RPM drive. If games are your thing a better graphics card (such as the 9800 Pro or 5900XT) would be a better upgrade than another 512MB RAM.
Quote:Originally posted by SS Joe "Oh and i have just had a last ditch attempt at salvaging my PC, i'm really worried, could i have fried it by touching the MoBo? I wore a wrist strap at all times, i've read somewhere that you have to have the PC plugged in but switched off at the mains? I couldn't do this as my room has no switch on the mains."It's possible, but since you used the wrist straps I dunno... still possible though.