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Can this motherboard work with the G2020 & GTX 560 SE?

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May 23, 2013 9:27:46 PM

Here's the CPU:

http://ark.intel.com/products/71070

Here's the video card:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Here's the motherboard:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The reason why I ask is because on pcpartpicker.com says "Warning: These parts have potential issues/incompatibilities."

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May 23, 2013 9:54:39 PM

well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?
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May 23, 2013 10:04:41 PM

thasan1 said:
well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?


Well, it doesn't give that "error" when I don't have the PSU in the list (It goes by what you have, and it tries to see if the combination you have is compatible or not) but here's the PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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May 23, 2013 10:21:09 PM

trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?


Well, it doesn't give that "error" when I don't have the PSU in the list (It goes by what you have, and it tries to see if the combination you have is compatible or not) but here's the PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


oh now i get it, your pentium is 3rd gen intel core while H61 chipset/mobo is for 2nd gen intel core.thats why your getting the error, this mobo will work but you need to update your bios. but whats your budget?
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May 23, 2013 10:34:20 PM

thasan1 said:
trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?


Well, it doesn't give that "error" when I don't have the PSU in the list (It goes by what you have, and it tries to see if the combination you have is compatible or not) but here's the PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


oh now i get it, your pentium is 3rd gen intel core while H61 chipset/mobo is for 2nd gen intel core.thats why your getting the error, this mobo will work but you need to update your bios. but whats your budget?


My budget is somewhere around $325-350. How would I be able to update my bios if I can't use that CPU?
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May 23, 2013 10:40:21 PM

trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?


Well, it doesn't give that "error" when I don't have the PSU in the list (It goes by what you have, and it tries to see if the combination you have is compatible or not) but here's the PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


oh now i get it, your pentium is 3rd gen intel core while H61 chipset/mobo is for 2nd gen intel core.thats why your getting the error, this mobo will work but you need to update your bios. but whats your budget?


My budget is somewhere around $325-350. How would I be able to update my bios if I can't use that CPU?


you can use that CPU, you just need to update your bios. and are you gonna game on that 350$ pc?also, case, storage ram etc are included in the build?
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May 23, 2013 10:48:55 PM

thasan1 said:
trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
trogdor8freebird said:
thasan1 said:
well they should be compatible as the mobo has a pcie X16 slot, though the CPU might be a bottleneck. and by the way whats your PSU?


Well, it doesn't give that "error" when I don't have the PSU in the list (It goes by what you have, and it tries to see if the combination you have is compatible or not) but here's the PSU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...


oh now i get it, your pentium is 3rd gen intel core while H61 chipset/mobo is for 2nd gen intel core.thats why your getting the error, this mobo will work but you need to update your bios. but whats your budget?


My budget is somewhere around $325-350. How would I be able to update my bios if I can't use that CPU?


you can use that CPU, you just need to update your bios. and are you gonna game on that 350$ pc?


Yes, I am planning on making this a gaming rig. Here's the other thread I made, which includes quite a bit of info on it:

http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1682342/g860-g20...
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May 23, 2013 11:07:43 PM

but is the case & HDD included in the budget?
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May 23, 2013 11:18:05 PM

thasan1 said:
but is the case & HDD included in the budget?


I was thinking about getting a new case, but probably not. I'm planning on using my current case and HDD.
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May 23, 2013 11:38:43 PM

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/thasan1/saved/1DKA a better build with a much more powerful Gfx, though doesn't include a HDD, case and has 4 Gb of ram. and is about 30$ more than your 350$ limit.

EDIT: your gonna need a 500watt psu to run radeon HD 7790 so i have added a 500W PSU just to be on the safe side, if its too much for your pocket you can go with CX430.
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