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Gaming Rig Compatibility and BIOS Update Help

Last response: in Components
May 28, 2013 9:16:17 AM


I just need someone to tell me wether this setup is compatible. Also, how do I update the BIOS on the z68 motherboard, as the website I used to put it together said it would need updating to work with Ivy Bridge processors.

PC Components:

CPU: Intel i5 3470
• Price: £148.98
Motherboard: EVGA z68 SLI
• Price: £59.99
RAM: Patriot Viper 3
• Price: £38.91
GPU: Radeon HD 7950
• Price: £209.75
HDD: Western Digital Blue 1TB
• Price: £49.67
PSU: Corsair 500w Modular
• Price: £49.98
Case: CiT Jupiter
• Price: £29.98
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
• Price: £67.86

Thanks in advance,


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a b V Motherboard
May 28, 2013 9:40:07 AM

looks fine to me
May 28, 2013 9:46:31 AM

ittimjones said:
looks fine to me

Great! Any idea on the motherboard's Ivy Bridge compatibility? Wether it needs an update and how to update it?