Are the pc components that i have chosen compatible with eachother?

I'm going to order these parts in a few days if they're compatible, so could anyone tell me if they are please?


GPU: XFX 7870 2GB

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM

Case: Thermaltake Commander MS/I Snow Edition (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower

Power supply: XFX 550W ATX12V / EPS12V

Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600(Will upgrade in future)

Optical drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer

Operating system: Windows 8 OEM 64bit

And if they're compatible, what do i do if i get a bad mobo, bad ram or something, and i'm not sure that it came DOA, Is there a piece of equipment that i can buy, that will tell me the problem of my PC when building if a problem arises? Or ways to check when they come?
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  1. you could always upgrade your CPU to a 8320, its only like $15-20 in difference, also I would get a different type of Storage, a Caviar Black. One
  2. Best answer
    They are compatible. If one (or more) of your parts don't work in the 1st 30 days, return them to where you bought from for refund/replacement. After 30 days, you will have to deal with each components manufacturer and their warranty program vis their RMA process.

    As far as building and troubleshooting,there are a number of guides here (and elsewhere) and lots of videos available on youtube and the like.
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