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Are these parts good for a gaming PC?

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October 15, 2013 11:46:12 AM

Here are the parts:

Intel i5-3570K
Asus Z87-Plus Motherboard
HIS Radeon R9 280X
Corsair Vengeance 8GB
Corsair Builder Series CXM 750W Modular
Western Digital 1TB internal Hard Drive
Aerocool X-Warrior Screwless Gaming Mid Tower Case

I also need a good cooling fan.
Will these components work with each other?

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a b 4 Gaming
October 15, 2013 11:57:27 AM
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you're buying a 3570k and trying to put it in a z87 board you need to either change the 3570k to a 4570k or change the z87 to a z77 board
3570k/z77 = lga 1155
4570k/z87 = lga 1150
they're different sockets
October 15, 2013 11:58:59 AM

A good cooler is the Coolermaster Hyper 212. Doesn't matter which version of it.
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October 16, 2013 9:55:06 AM

Thanks. Is the case good?
a b 4 Gaming
October 16, 2013 10:07:11 AM

yea it looks like a pretty good case
a c 464 4 Gaming
October 16, 2013 10:13:11 AM

If you want the 3570K (socket 1155) look at the ASRock Z77 Extreme 4 mobo (best out there and only about $120)

If you want the Z87-Plus mobo (great mobo by the way) then get the 4670K CPU

also need a CPU cooler, with either of the rigs go with the Hyper 212 EVO
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