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January 6, 2014 9:39:51 PM

This is my first time building a PC and I need help. I need to know if all these parts are compatible. I plan to add another gtx 660 to it later on. That is why I wanted the card SLI ready.My budget is $820. Thank you!!

Parts:

CPU $165: Intel i5 Core 3305P Quad Core Processor 3.1 GHz 6MB Cache LGA 115

Mother Board $90: ASUS M5X97 LER2.0 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6GB/5 USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI Bios

RAM $97: Corsair Vengeance 8GB(2 x 4GB) DDr3 1600 Mhx (PC3 12800) 240 pin Desktop Memory

Video Card $190: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 660 OC 2GB GDDR5 PCI-Express 3.0 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/Display Port SLI ready graphics card

Hard Drive $48.01: WD Blue 250GB Desktop Hard Drive 3.5in, 7200 RPM, SATA3, 16MB Cache

Power Supply $43.71: Coolor Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W Power Supply

Tower Case $70: NZXT Guardian Black SECC Stell Chassis ATX Mid Tower Case 921 RB-RL Red

Operating System $89: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (OEM) System Builder DVD1 Pack

CPU FAN $9.00: Cooler Master Standard CPU Cooler with 80mm Fan

Heat Sink $7.59: Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound 3.5 Grams


Please reply if these parts are all compatible and if the tower has enough air flow to prevent these parts from over heating. Thank you!!

-Matthew

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January 6, 2014 9:46:16 PM

No. Build do have AMD mobo + intel cpu. Wait 5min and I make better working build.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($244.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 3000 USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $851.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-07 00:52 EST-0500)

If you want SLI ready mobo then you must take better.
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-gaz87...

But then you need bigger psu as well.
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-power-supply-120pg075...
This is best choice.
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-ligh...

Good cpu cooler.
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/thermalright-cpu-cooler-ma...

Bit cheaper is CM 212 evo but it is not so good.

AMD build.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($149.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Thermalright Macho-120 73.6 CFM CPU Cooler ($45.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Fractal Design Core 3000 USB 3.0 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($98.54 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $886.44
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-07 01:23 EST-0500)

Here is now good deal of Corsair RM 750w psu.
http://promotions.newegg.com/neemail/latest/index-landi...
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January 6, 2014 9:51:35 PM

AxlFone is correct and on top of that, you REALLY do not want that Cooler master power supply. It is extreme junk.
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January 7, 2014 6:35:18 PM

a server processor? I think I'll just stick with the i5 and the GTX 680 but other than that THANK YOU!!.
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January 7, 2014 6:40:51 PM

wait no the intel build you said, but the xeon will be replaced with an i5. That will make it in my $800 budget.
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