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($800) New Budget-Build and Compatibility Concern

CPU: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116991]i5-4590[/urlExt] (199.99)
MB: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157511]H97 Pro4[/urlExt] (83.99)
RAM: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231416]Sniper 8GB[/urlExt] (71.09)
HD: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236339]WD Blue 1TB[/urlExt] (59.99)
GPU: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130953]GTX 760[/urlExt] (249.99)
PSU: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139048]CX600M[/urlExt] (64.99)
Case: [urlExt=http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139018]Corsair 200R[/urlExt] (49.99)
No cpu cooler
No optical drive
Total: (780.03)

My question about compatibilty was with the cpu and motherboard. When searching through motherboards on newegg, and specifying 4th-generation under cpu type, the intel 9 series chipset are disqualified.
Figured this could be because of a few things: that newegg hasn't updated those categories/products and they are completely compatible, that the 4th-gen cpu and 9 series chipset boards are compatible but need a bios update, or that the 4th-gen cpu and 9 series chipset boards are incompatible.
This is a cheap motherboard, but figured the new gen. chipset would be better than 8 series. If anyone is knowledgeable about this I'd love info.

Also anything obvious that I missed on the build. Went for solid and reliable gaming, non-overclocked. Thanks.
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  1. It's H97 -> socket LGA 1150 -> Compatible. Although it is compatible, I would check the new Z97 socket, it will be compatible with the new Haswell CPU released in a few months!

    The rest of the build i see it quite compensed! Think in add an SSD unit after a few months if you can :D
  2. juanjovargas said:
    It's H97 -> socket LGA 1150 -> Compatible. Although it is compatible, I would check the new Z97 socket, it will be compatible with the new Haswell CPU released in a few months!

    The rest of the build i see it quite compensed! Think in add an SSD unit after a few months if you can :D

    Thanks, an SSD was definitely on the list of future upgrades.

    The H97 will not be compatible with new Haswell cpu's? And I didn't know they were making another refresh for Haswell. For Q3 '14?
    Will the H97 not be compatible with Broadwell?
  3. Best answer
    The H97s should be compatible with everything the Z97s are, they are just the no-OC motherboards. It is anticipated Intel will release the i5-4690k and 4790k overclocking boards in a few months but if you don't care for overclocking then the i5 4590 is a great choice.

    The broadwell will be on the 1150 socket so all broadwell compatibility would take is a bios update.
  4. Also, the Corsair CX use cheap chinese capacitors, I would try to get a better quality power supply. This is a good one (semi-modular, seasonic OEM):

    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ NCIX US)
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