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Getting ready to buy computer, need help finalizing parts

Last response: in Systems
October 19, 2009 10:16:46 PM

I am prepared to buy these parts:

Samsung dvd burner
Asus P6t V2 deluxe
intel 920
Asus ATI 5870
Kingwin 1000watt
Gskill 6gb RAM 1600
Windows 7
Scythe Mugen 2
HAF 932
WD Caviar Black 1 TB drive

Some from newegg, some from microcenter.
I just need final build approval/ alert me if any of these parts are incompatible.

October 19, 2009 10:56:07 PM

You don't really need a 1000W PSU, even if you are planning on crossfiring later, 850W is plenty. If you aren't planning on overclocking then 600W is probably minimum, but pushing it, so I would go for 620 or 650.
Do you know how to overclock memory? Because that mobo doesn't support 1600Mhz natively, but it does if you know how to tell it to.
Apart from that, fine.
October 19, 2009 11:12:58 PM

For 2 5870's you would be fine with a Corsair 750TX or an Antec TP-750 Blue which will cost you less than the 1kw unit. Since this seems like a very expensive build the extra $10 to get CL7 ram wont break the bank, the difference is only a percent or two but faster ram helps everything. Other than that everything is compatible.