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Need last minute advice on new build please

Good day kind people!

I've been wanting to upgrade the CPU on my computer for some time now, but just recently realized that my motherboard didn't support i7's, so I decided to make a new computer from scratch. Here it is.

Motherboard: MSI P55A Fuzion ATX LGA1156 P55 DDR3 2PCI-E16 Lucid Hydra 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 USB3.0

CPU : Intel Core i7 950 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 3.06GHZ Bloomfield 8MB LGA1366 4.8GT/S

RAM : Corsair XMS3 TR3X6G1600C9 6GB DDR3 3X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 9-9-9-24 Core i7 Memory Kit

HDD : Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM

SSD (for windows) : Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB 2.5IN Solid State Disk Flash Drive SATA3 6Gbps

Case: Antec Twelve Hundred 1200 Full Tower Gamer Case ATX 12 Drive Bay No PS Top USB2.0 1394 Audio eSATA

I currently have a 750W PSU and a Radeon HD4890 that I intend to keep and use on this computer. But, if in the future, I want to buy a new card and do crossfire, will the 750W PSU be enough?

Anything else you suggest? Thanks!
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  1. why the i7? any particular reason?
    yeah the 750watts its enough. is this just for gaming?
  2. Hi crzykid,

    Your motherboard choice is not compatible with your CPU/RAM option, you'll need to choose
    an LGA1366 compatible board.

    Regards keith263
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    Your selected motherboard and the processor are not compatible with each other.. You need to go for a X58 chipset motherboard if you wish to build around the i7 950.. Btw, a good 750 PSU will handle any single video card (and also many dual video card setups) currently available..
  4. oh wow, I didn't notice the compatibility issue! thanks a lot! As for the reason for the i7, well for the speed I guess?
  5. *I changed the motherboard for this:

    ASUS P6X58D-E X58 ATX LGA1366 3PCI-E16 PCI-E1 2PCI CrossFire SLI USB3.0 SATA 6GB/S
  6. Best answer selected by crzykid.
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