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Building a new pc and need help!

So im currently building a new gaming PC its a mid-range pc since im on a budget about $500 budget and i found all the parts that i need to purchase on newegg.com and i just wanted to know if everything would work together (i was told it would but i still want to make sure) i will list the parts that i am buying here (note i am taking the 1tb HDD and my disk drive from my old build, and i also have already purchased a GPU and a PSU which are currently in my system that i am using until i am able to get all the parts and build the new one)
Case - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144266

Motherboard - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131873

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231655

Processor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113284

please note that this is my first build so im very new to all of this, i will be purchasing a cpu cooler since i've read that the processor that im getting runs a bit hot with the stock heatsink. also i wanted to know if everything would work once i install all of the hardware correctly or if i would need to run setups/installs for software? i have windows 7 already on my HDD and im not sure if that would work because i've read a lot about people having problems with it? again im very new to this and any reply would be awesome.
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    That setup will work just fine. Just for you to look at, here's an Intel build for the same budget. Will do a little better for general computing, but not much of a difference.

    Side note, on your Windows 7 being on your HDD, as long as you have the disc to re-enter the product code, you'll be fine :)

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.97 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Apevia X-Trooper (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($68.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $478.93
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-04 16:59 EST-0500)
  2. Thankyou very much! i am interested in the intel build however one of the reasons i'm going with the build i am is because most of the parts are fairly cheap individually so on my budget i could pick up one part each month with the only exception to the processor, ill have to save up for a few months for that. but i do appreciate the option! and the pc i bought which is my current build came with windows 7 pre-loaded on it and the product key is printed on the side of the tower but im sure i have windows 7 disk around here somewhere! and again thankyou for the reply!
  3. Sounds good to me, that's what I did lol And no problem, can't go wrong with it!
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