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August 2, 2010 2:52:35 AM

Here are the components I am thiking of using in my build.

- AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX
- ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 AMD Motherboard
- OCZ Special Ops Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3SOE1600LV4GK
- GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

I have the case, harddrive, powersupply and cpu cooler already.

Will this video card work with this motherboard/processor or should I consider a Radeon HD 5850??

Thanks,

Fitzy

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August 2, 2010 3:14:26 AM

if u look at the specifications (if ur buying on newegg, which would be recomended~) it should tell u what pci slot the video card uses and what pci slots the motherboard has. just saying so u could figure that part out if u wanna learn more~ (tookme a bit to figure it out)

i think you could do better on the processor.... although before i go on any more we need more info on what u want :]

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August 2, 2010 3:41:56 AM

Mostly I will be using it for gaming, so far have been looking on newegg.com for parts, all i need is a motherboard, processor, a video card, and RAM.

The links for the parts I was looking at are-

-AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz 6 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

-ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

- OCZ Special Ops Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3SOE1600LV4GK
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(2%20x%202GB)%20240-Pin%20DDR3

- GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Fermi)%201GB

I posted this because a friend send something about the video card not working with the motherboard because it was AMD and the card was Nvidia he said it needed a Nvidia nforce 900 northbridge(or southbridge) was wondering if this was true??

I am not going to SLI or crossfire.








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August 2, 2010 4:00:38 AM

Fitzy said:
Mostly I will be using it for gaming, so far have been looking on newegg.com for parts, all i need is a motherboard, processor, a video card, and RAM.

The links for the parts I was looking at are-

-AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz 6 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

-ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

- OCZ Special Ops Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3SOE1600LV4GK
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(2%20x%202GB)%20240-Pin%20DDR3

- GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...(Fermi)%201GB

I posted this because a friend send something about the video card not working with the motherboard because it was AMD and the card was Nvidia he said it needed a Nvidia nforce 900 northbridge(or southbridge) was wondering if this was true??

I am not going to SLI or crossfire.


uhhh i havent seen a problem regarding an amd mobo not being compatable with nvidia ever. but just to be safe u should ask some more people incase im wrong.

the videocard is a good choice, as for the processor i think u can go for AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz 6 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Six-Core unless ur worried bout cost (about 100$ more)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

do u already have the other stuff? (cooling for case, case psu etc)
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August 2, 2010 4:18:44 AM

I've got an Antec 900 case, 750W psu, and a heatsink/fan another friend said worked great.

I think I'm going to stick with the 1055T not sure if the extra $100 is worth how much performance gain i would get

Thanks for the help =)
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August 2, 2010 4:38:55 AM

Fitzy said:
I've got an Antec 900 case, 750W psu, and a heatsink/fan another friend said worked great.

I think I'm going to stick with the 1055T not sure if the extra $100 is worth how much performance gain i would get

Thanks for the help =)


np, although i dont think i helped much.

you wanna stick with the mid tower? i just wanna show u my case =D (dont hav eto withc to it. really depends on how much room u need but the stuf fu got is good too.)

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... im jsut showin my case XD
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