New build- Compatible? Optimal? Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 12, 2010 10:57 PM in Systems Share chrismonte8688 November 12, 2010 9:34:03 PM First home build, compiled the following parts list. Want to make sure everything will work when it's plugged in. Any advice insight or constructive criticism appreciated. CPU: Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115067 MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD3 LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128412 GPU: 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=N82E16814125333 PSU: SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151094 RAM: Crucial 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT25664BA1339 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148262 CASE: APEVIA X-TELSTAR-AL Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer CaseNo Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811144183 HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185 MONITOR: Hanns·G HZ251HPB Black 25" 2ms X-Celerate OD 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824254048 NCI: GIGABYTE GN-WP01GS PCI Wireless Adapter http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16839121008 TV: Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1250 Hybrid TV Tuner /Video Recorder 1196 PCI-Express x1 Interface http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815116028 OPTICAL: SAMSUNG Black Blu-ray Combo Drive - Bulk SATA Model SH-B083L/BSBP LightScribe Support - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151199 XTRA: Thermaltake TMG SL1 A2414 80mm Blue LED Dual PCI Slot Fan http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Thanks for looking. More about : build compatible optimal Outlander_04 November 12, 2010 9:55:29 PM All looks good but why the pci slot fan? if you have doubts the case has good enough cooling , then just spend more money on a better case IMO Or spend the $15 you save on the fan on better RAM . Ideal CAS latency of 7 , and 1600 MHz if you can find some m 0 l chrismonte8688 November 12, 2010 10:57:31 PM Just paroosing newegg and found it. I dont know anything about the case for cooling as of yet but i assume it should be fine regardless. Ram is expensive, and I bought crucial because i had heard it was a reliable brand. Any other suggestions for RAM? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved$500 New Build Gaming - Compatible/Optimized for Price? Forum SolvedNew PC build- is everything compatible? Forum SolvedIs this build compatible for a decent OC? New Guy Forum Building new system. Optimal combination/selection? Forum SolvedNew Gaming PC Build, All Compatible? Forum Upgraded PC will look like this. Whats your opinion? Should it be ok? All compatible and at least close to optimal? Forum SolvedCompatible / sensible new build? Forum SolvedCompatible / sensible new build? Forum SolvedWhat is a good desktop build for optimal video gaming? Forum SolvedIs my new build compatible Forum SolvedIs this an efficient, compatible build - New PC Forum SolvedBuild a rig for CS:GO that achieves optimal performance without being wasteful Forum SolvedNEW BUILD please help check if everything is compatible FIRST TIME BUILDER Forum SolvedNew Build. Compatible? Fits? (Australia) 1350$ USD Budget. Mini-ITX Forum SolvedAbout to buy these parts for my new gaming build Are they compatible? Forum SolvedIs New Build Compatible? Forum SolvedOptimizing new build help Forum SolvedNew build: "nvidia driver install cannot find compatible hardware" Forum SolvedNew build are these all compatible? Forum SolvedIs this an optimal build for its price? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !