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August 18, 2011 4:10:28 PM

Hi i am looking to make a pc for a eyfinity setup and was wondering if this setup would work with these parts and if they are compatible:

LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model iHAS124-04 - OEM

BYTECC 6 ft. 18AWG Power Cord w/ 3 Conductor PC Power Connector – Black Model POWERCORD-6K

Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor x3

ASUS M4A785T-M AM3 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

SAPPHIRE 100314-2SR Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

COOLER MASTER Storm Enforcer SGC-1000-KWN1 Black SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ATX PS2 / EPS 12V (optional ) Power Supply

CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Logitech S-220 17 Watts 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System - OEM

Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3X1K2/8GX

AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz Socket AM3 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor HDX945WFGMBOX

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel

...ok is there anything that i am missing or i dont need? also is it needed for me to get a sound card or can i just get some speakers?
August 18, 2011 4:48:13 PM

Hi and welcome to Tom's forum.

The parts are compatible, but I suggest your change the PSU for a better one and wait for BD release, build a new rig now isn't the best option.

The PSU can be HX, TX or AX series from Corsair or XFX than are very good too.
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August 18, 2011 7:18:32 PM

can you recommend a decent psu for a decent price thats compatible? i cant find any most of them are too expensive
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August 18, 2011 8:28:21 PM

What budget max?
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August 18, 2011 8:34:33 PM

no more than $70
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August 18, 2011 9:38:47 PM

^^$70 for the psu
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August 18, 2011 10:16:48 PM

im gonna be going with 2- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod [...] 6817207013

also is this setup ok for eyefinity will it be able to work on all 3 screens at once and can it play new and upcoming games such as call of duty modern warfare 3, and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm in High resolution?
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August 18, 2011 10:19:23 PM

I'd go with a X4 955, or wait for BD.
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August 19, 2011 12:04:24 PM

by bd he means bulldozer,

besides when bulldozer is released the price should drop for older components
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August 20, 2011 6:48:49 PM

when does bd release?
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August 20, 2011 10:35:58 PM

The new AMDs CPU generation.
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