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First PC Build, Will it work?

This will be my first pc I built myself, and I just wanted to know if this setup would work properly.
By the way I don't have any parts at home or anything (Except for a headset which is a Turtle beach Z11 and my modem and ethernet cable) so if I order all these parts will I be able to run it and use it?

Another few questions.

Will my headset connect to the monitor or to the PC itself?

Will the keyboard and mouse connect to the monitor or to the PC itself?

With what will I connect my PC with my monitor?

Are there any additional cables I have to buy to link my parts with other parts in the PC?

Is it smart to buy parts from amazon or should I buy them from somewhere else?


I have listed the parts below with the link and price. And is the price reasonable for the parts I'm buying?


http://www.amazon.com/ASUS-P8Z77-V-LX-Intel-Motherboard/dp/B007MKGF82/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975114&sr=8-10&keywords=motherboard+gaming\
ASUS P8Z77-V LX LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard $125

http://www.amazon.com/Intel-Core-i5-3350P-Quad-Core-Processor/dp/B0093H8NBY/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975216&sr=8-3&keywords=i5
Intel Core-i5 3350P Quad-Core Processor 3.1 Ghz 6 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637i53350P $180

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Vengeance-240-Pin-Platforms-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975445&sr=8-1&keywords=8gb+ram
Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Core i3, i5, i7 and Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 $82

http://www.amazon.com/NZXT-Guardian-Tower-Black-921RB-001-BL/dp/B004351H9G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975493&sr=8-1&keywords=computer+case
NZXT Guardian Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Case 921RB-RL (Red Case) $70

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Builder-Series-Watt-CX600/dp/B0092ML0OC/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975574&sr=8-2&keywords=power+supply
Corsair CX750 Builder Series ATX 80 PLUS Bronze Certified Power Supply (750 Watt) $83

http://www.amazon.com/Asus-Serial-ATA-Internal-Optical-DRW-24B1ST/dp/B0033Z2BAQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975676&sr=8-1&keywords=dvd+rw+computer
Asus 24x DVD-RW Serial-ATA Internal OEM Optical Drive DRW-24B1ST (Black) $23

http://www.amazon.com/Blue-750-Desktop-Hard-Drive/dp/B0088PUFT0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975911&sr=8-1&keywords=750+hard+drive
WD Blue 750 GB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM, SATA III, 64 MB Cache - WD7500AZEX $64

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-GDDR5-2GB-2xDVI-Graphics-GV-R927XOC-2GD/dp/B00FONITCE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1381975953&sr=8-2&keywords=r9+270x
Gigabyte R9 270X GDDR5-2GB 2xDVI/HDMI/DP OC Graphics Card (GV-R927XOC-2GD) $210

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Plus-RR-B10-212P-G1/dp/B002G1YPH0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1381976007&sr=8-2&keywords=cpu+cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus - CPU Cooler with 4 Direct Contact Heat Pipes (RR-B10-212P-G1) $27

http://www.amazon.com/Windows-Premium-64bit-System-Builder/dp/B004Q0PT3I/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1381976134&sr=8-3&keywords=windows
Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder DVD 1 Pack $90

http://www.amazon.com/E-3lue-EMS109BK-Precision-Control-1600dpi/dp/B005CPGHAA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381976200&sr=8-1&keywords=gaming+mouse
E-3lue Cobra EMS109BK High Precision Gaming Mouse with Side Control 1600dpi $8.15

http://www.amazon.com/Sharkoon-Skiller-Gaming-Keyboard-000SKSK/dp/B009K7QB8O/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1381976258&sr=8-1&keywords=gaming+keyboard
Sharkoon Skiller Gaming Keyboard (000SKSK) $30

http://www.amazon.com/VS228H-P-22-Inch-Full-HD-LED-Lit-Monitor/dp/B005BZNDOO/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1381976356&sr=1-1&keywords=monitor+1920x1080
ASUS VS228H-P 22-Inch Full-HD 5ms LED-Lit LCD Monitor $130


Thanks a lot, I really needed that help. It's so scary spending all that money and not knowing for sure it will work.
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  1. Just get a 1tb wd cavier blue hdd (same price as the 750). Other than that it all looks good.
  2. Everything will work, but what is your budget? pcpartpicker.com is most commonly used for speccing out builds, and you can save money by using different vendors.
  3. TBC1 said:
    Just get a 1tb wd cavier blue hdd (same price as the 750). Other than that it all looks good.


    but am I missing a part? so if I will buy these parts I will be able to assemble a fully working pc?
  4. yes you will you have all the parts needed for a gaming pc.
  5. Sure it will , but don't you think a just a bit higher clocked CPU isn'f better ? like : 3570?
    1. If the headset has a 3.5 inch connector , you can connect it to the back side of your pc (green for sound and pink for microphone)
    2. Headsets are mainly connected to the back side of your pc (mainboard)
    3. The mouse and Keyboard are also mainly (the newer ones) connected to the USB headers at the back of your pc (mainboard) , in your case : no problem
    4.Since you have a newer graphicscard you are probably going to connect your monitor first with the power cord so it has even power for turning on (cable is contained) and second with HDMI or DVI Cable to the backside of your pc , so you need to order a HDMI cable, unless it comes with the monitor itself already

    i'd suggest you to watch the 3 videos of the newegg tv in youtube , since it was very helpful to many new pc builders ,
    Building a pc can be fun but there is no fun if you don't handle it wih care , so be careful
  6. Dual64 said:
    Sure it will , but don't you think a just a bit higher clocked CPU isn'f better ? like : 3570?
    1. If the headset has a 3.5 inch connector , you can connect it to the back side of your pc (green for sound and pink for microphone(
    2. Headsets are mainly connected to the back side of your pc (mainboard)
    3. The mouse and Keyboard are also connected to the USB headers at the back of your pc (mainboard)
    4.Since you have a newer graphicscard you are probably going to connect your monitor first with the power cord and second with HDMI or DVI Cable to the backside of your pc , so you need to order a HDMI cable, unless it is with the monitor itself already

    i'd suggest you to watch the 3 videos of the newegg tv in youtube , since it was very helpful to many new pc builders , 1. parts you need 2.build and 3rd part is install windows 7 and all the important drivers
    Building a pc can be fun but there is no fun when sth gets f*cked up , so follow the security steps and handle wirth care


    Thanks, very helpfull, and yes I decided to throw in a 3570k. But one thing I was wondering is the networking side of things.... will I need a ethernet adapter or something like that? I will be using a ethernet cable, no wifi
  7. Yes if you have already an Internet connection, there is just one thing you need to connect your new pc into the internet : A Lan cable , which goes from the router along to the backside of your pc , if you have luck the needed cable should be somewhere in the package of the router. It looks like this : http://www.henri.de/media/image/thumbnail/530575c867b61b47f99765d6e43e433f_720x600.jpg

    the connector looks like this at the back of your router and of your pc (mainboard): http://www.bbb21.com/lan-port.jpg
  8. Dual64 said:
    Yes if you have already an Internet connection, there is just one thing you need to connect your new pc into the internet : A Lan cable , which goes from the router along to the backside of your pc , if you have luck the needed cable should be somewhere in the package of the router. It looks like this : http://www.henri.de/media/image/thumbnail/530575c867b61b47f99765d6e43e433f_720x600.jpg

    the connector looks like this at the back of your router and of your pc (mainboard): http://www.bbb21.com/lan-port.jpg



    Ok one last question :P how do you know how your parts will all fit in the case? And how is my PC going to stay cool? this is the setup I'm considering to buy

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0w2
  9. Quote:
    Ok one last question :P how do you know how your parts will all fit in the case? And how is my PC going to stay cool? this is the setup I'm considering to buy

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0w2


    Well , there's one thing you should know : The case is the actual House for your Hardware. It shouldn't be something like retro looking case , it might see "cool" but is the most cheapest thing you feel if you have it on your desk.
    I have experience with the V3 Black Edition from Thermaltake , and that thing was so light and it felt very cheap.
    So i bought a better , made of steal and very handy case , it is also very heavy which i like (dust filters and all that is included which is pretty nice)
    it is from Fractal Design : Define R4

    The main thing which you need to think of is :
    1. Will the Power Supply have enough long cables to reach to the top of the PC?In your case: Yes. Check
    2. The Motherboard has ATX Size , the case also supports ATX sized motherboards? Check
    3. The longer the graphics card is the more you need place in your case , i don't really know the specs of the case but i would definately choose another one

    Example of a general configured pc air flow to cool your hardware : http://extreme.pcgameshardware.de/attachments/143424d1253828568-cpu-luefter-falschrum-eingebaut-nh_u12_case_airflow_1.jpg
  10. Here is the Video which i was talking about : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_56kyib-Ls

    Asking is not forbidden :P
  11. Dual64 said:
    Quote:
    Ok one last question :P how do you know how your parts will all fit in the case? And how is my PC going to stay cool? this is the setup I'm considering to buy

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q0w2


    Well , there's one thing you should know : The case is the actual House for your Hardware. It shouldn't be something like retro looking case , it might see "cool" but is the most cheapest thing you feel if you have it on your desk.
    I have experience with the V3 Black Edition from Thermaltake , and that thing was so light and it felt very cheap.
    So i bought a better , made of steal and very handy case , it is also very heavy which i like (dust filters and all that is included which is pretty nice)
    it is from Fractal Design : Define R4

    The main thing which you need to think of is :
    1. Will the Power Supply have enough long cables to reach to the top of the PC?In your case: Yes. Check
    2. The Motherboard has ATX Size , the case also supports ATX sized motherboards? Check
    3. The longer the graphics card is the more you need place in your case , i don't really know the specs of the case but i would definately choose another one

    Example of a general configured pc air flow to cool your hardware : http://extreme.pcgameshardware.de/attachments/143424d1253828568-cpu-luefter-falschrum-eingebaut-nh_u12_case_airflow_1.jpg


    Thanks for your reply, Here is the new selection http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q1ld
    And will I need to purchase multiple cooling fans?
  12. Quote:
    Thanks for your reply, Here is the new selection http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q1ld
    And will I need to purchase multiple cooling fans?


    Well , let me help you. If you agree just say yes .

    Check and tell me which :
    1. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-phan001wt
    2. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/fractal-design-case-fdcadefr4bl
    3. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-c70gunmetalblack
    4. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc692akkn5
    5. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc922xmkkn1

    Tell me which and i'll tell you if you need more additional fans
  13. Dual64 said:
    Quote:
    Thanks for your reply, Here is the new selection http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q1ld
    And will I need to purchase multiple cooling fans?


    Well , let me help you. If you agree just say yes .

    Check and tell me which :
    1. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/nzxt-case-phan001wt
    2. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/fractal-design-case-fdcadefr4bl
    3. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-c70gunmetalblack
    4. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc692akkn5
    5. http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc922xmkkn1

    Tell me which and i'll tell you if you need more additional fans



    I think I'll chose the 4th choice (Cooler Master
    CM 690 II)
  14. Quote:
    I think I'll chose the 4th choice (Cooler Master
    CM 690 II)


    Nice choice. This is also a very popular case btw. There is no need for additonal cooling , but in case you really want to see many spinning fans just search for fans with 120mm profil and it should be over 10 bucks so you don't need to deal with cheap stuff (install is very easy, the space for the fan is also needed in the case). Change the case and your list is done. Good luck on your build.
  15. Dual64 said:
    Quote:
    I think I'll chose the 4th choice (Cooler Master
    CM 690 II)


    Nice choice. This is also a very popular case btw. There is no need for additonal cooling , but in case you really want to see many spinning fans just search for fans with 120mm profil and it should be over 10 bucks so you don't need to deal with cheap stuff (install is very easy, the space for the fan is also needed in the case). Change the case and your list is done. Good luck on your build.


    Thank you very much, you have been a great help. This would then be my final product http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q1Qu. So if correct these parts would all join together to make a working PC. No additional parts needed other than shown in the list.
  16. Best answer
    Quote:
    Thank you very much, you have been a great help. This would then be my final product http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Q1Qu. So if correct these parts would all join together to make a working PC. No additional parts needed other than shown in the list.


    Allow me to change something on your "Build-Log"
    Instead of the Asus P8Z77-V LX i would choose the P8Z77-V LK since it has a bit more features like Overclocking Protection and is also higher rated by users.
    It is NOT necessary to change , but i thought since it is your first build , it should be something with a bit more features. And yes you are now able to build your own PC with all the parts you have choosed. Good luck.
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