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July 16, 2013 12:17:49 AM

I am building a new machine and hope to use the main components below. Does anyone see any potential problems with this configuration. The graphics card is big (40cm) but the case can adjust to this. Grateful for any comments:
PSU: Corsair TX850M Enthusiast Series TX 850W ATX/EPS Modular 80 PLUS Bronze PSU
Case: Corsair Carbide 500R microATX Midi PC Tower Black
CPU: Intel Core i5 4670K Quad Core Retail CPU (Socket 1150, 3.40GHz, 6MB, Haswell, 84W, Intel Graphics, BX80646I74770, 4th Generation Intel Core, Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)
CPUCooler: Noctua - Heatsink + Fan CPU Cooling Kit - Dual Fan - NH-D14
Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO USB 3.0 Motherboard
Graphics Card:Asus GTX 770 Nvidia GeForce DirectCU II OC 2GB GDDR5 Graphics
Memory :Corsair CML16GX3M2A1600C10 Vengeance Low Profile 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 Mhz CL10 XMP Performance Desktop Memory
SSD:Samsung 840 Series 250GB 2.5 inch SATA Solid State Drive

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July 16, 2013 12:44:14 AM

I don't see a HDD. If you want to "go commando" and have a SSD only, I'd recommend the Samsung 840 (non PRO) 500GB. You could step down to a ASRock Extreme 6 or something to save some money.
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July 16, 2013 2:02:14 AM

babernet_1 said:
I don't see a HDD. If you want to "go commando" and have a SSD only, I'd recommend the Samsung 840 (non PRO) 500GB. You could step down to a ASRock Extreme 6 or something to save some money.

I am using a western digital 1TB SATA Hd and an LG STA DVDRW
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July 16, 2013 2:05:04 AM

babernet_1 said:
I don't see a HDD. If you want to "go commando" and have a SSD only, I'd recommend the Samsung 840 (non PRO) 500GB. You could step down to a ASRock Extreme 6 or something to save some money.


+1. Also I don't think your card is actually 40cm :-)
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July 16, 2013 3:31:11 AM

Thank you for this. I had taken the amazon information which is incorrect decimal point in the wrong place 4.06 was listed as 40.6.
can anyone confirm that the graphics card and motherboard are compatible
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July 16, 2013 3:34:49 AM

Yeah any modern motherboard will take PCI-E graphics cards.
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