I'm new here and I hoping that some of you smart people out there would help me build a good computer. I think I'm kind of late and limited my option a bit by posting this now since black Friday is 2 days away but I will take whatever suggestions I get here.
My beget for my new computer is $1000. I watch a lots of movies on my computer so, I want this to be HD compatible and produce good quality image and sound. I'm not a serious gamer but I do play games on my computer.
I have broken down my questions according to the required parts for a computer below. I'm praying that all the questions would be answered.
What should I watch out for and that it will be able to hold all the parts without a problem.
- space wise?
- appropriate holes in placed etc..
How many volt should I get?
What determine the amount of voltage that I should get?
What is a good brand?
what should I look at to determine the capability with my ram, video card etc...
is the build in audio good enough or should I get an external one?
what are the fews good one to recommend right now.
is the term graphic card the same as video card?
how much video card ram should I need.
what are the fews good one around now.
HDCP video card a must.
Are the storage space and transfer speed is all that it matter? capability with motherboard?
2GB or 4GB?
If 2GB, 2 X 1GB or 1 X 2GB?
If 4GB, 2 X 2GB or 4 X 1GB?
Does getting 32bit or 64bit OS affect my ram decision?
what is the term dual channel?
fan vs liquid
If fan, how many do I need usually?
If liquid, how often should I change the liquid? is the liquid use normal water?
I want dual boot (xp and vista).
what should I need to take note of? ram? hard drive? how much space should I set aside for it? etc...
what is the different between 32bit and 64bit operating system?
does 64bit work on most applications?
any suggestion on a decent tutorial on how to creat dual boot?
Tutorial for putting everything together?
Did I miss any other important parts?
I know I'm asking too much with hell of a questions above especially for a new member but I will take anything that I get. I REALLY REALLY appreciate anyone that will reply to this post.