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Advice on New Build

Last response: in Systems
December 27, 2010 11:33:17 PM


Here are the components of my first computer build.

I would greatly appreciate your input as this is my first build. The computer will be mostly for office work, web surfing and some gaming.

CPU: Intel Core i5-650 Clarkdale 3.2GHz 4MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 73W Dual-Core Desktop Processor

Motherboard: ASUS P7H55D-M EVO LGA 1156 Intel H55 HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory

Hard drive: Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Optical Drive: LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X 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 Writer

Video Card: XFX HD-567X-ZNF3 Radeon HD 5670 1GB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16

Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 534

Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520 Bronze 520W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Can anybody see any compatibility problems or any other issues?

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December 28, 2010 3:18:37 AM

^ Frankly spending that much money on the i5 650 is not a good idea, also Intel will be launching newer CPUs by Jan 5th, which will replace these i5s and i7s,(LGA 1156 replacement)...