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First AMD Build, about to order Is everything compatible?

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December 13, 2010 2:51:31 PM

ASUS Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

NZXT M59 - 001BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model CMX8GX3M4B1333C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX
GIGABYTE GA-880GMA-UD2H AM3 AMD 880G HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Suppl
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

Planning to get a 6850 later, will live with onboard graphics for now. Mostly word processing and internet use for now.

Total: $526.77

Trying to keep it around $500 not including graphics card.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions! Just wanted to make sure I didn't forget anything or buy incompatible parts.

Or should I go with this RAM? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
December 13, 2010 3:48:44 PM
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December 13, 2010 4:46:03 PM

If u are staying near a Microcenter and if USB/SATA 3.0 is not a deal breaker

$170: 965BE + MSI 785G-E53
http://www.microcenter.com/specials/promotions/AMDbundl...

Items off Egg $213


$383 core build

Optionals

60GB SSD Sandforce based $99AR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Scythe SCMG-2100 MUGEN-2 Rev.B 5 Heat Pipes CPU Cooler $29 WITH PROMO CODE
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=FAN-MUGENB&tit...

$511AR with all optionals in
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December 13, 2010 4:54:37 PM

Yes everything is compatible to answer your question.

My only note is that if you plan to oc, or run SLI//crossfire It will be hard to fit a good aftermarket cooler over cpu, or fitting 2 Graphics card on a board that small.

I have a 6850 and 2 of them are definitely wider than those pcie slots
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