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July 15, 2011 5:34:23 PM

Hello, I am planning on building a computer. Are these parts compatible? Thanks!!

NZXT Guardian 921 RB 921RB-001-RD Black SECC steel chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Model #:921RB-001-RD

Intel BOXDH67CLB3 LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Model #:BOXDH67CLB3

XFX HD-685X-ZDFC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
Model #:HD-685X-ZDFC

Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply
Model #:BP550 Plus

Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K
Model #:BX80623I72600K

Kingston FCR-HS219/1 19-in-1 USB 2.0 Card Reader
Model #:FCR-HS219/1

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
Model #:F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Model #:WD1502FAEX

ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor
Model #:VH242H

Logitech MX 518 8 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Wired Optical Gaming Mouse
Model #:931352-0403

Logitech C210 1.3 M Effective Pixels WebCam
Model #:960-000617

HP 24X Multiformat DVD Writer Black SATA Model 1260i
Model #:HP 1260i

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Rosewill RNX-N300X PCI Wireless Adapter
Model #:RNX-N300X

EVERCOOL RSF-14 140mm Case Fan
Model #:RSF-14

ARCTIC COOLING Arctic Cooling MX-4 AC-MX4 4 gram (g) All-Around Thermal Compound
Model #:AC-MX4

Logitech S-220 17 Watts 2.1 Multimedia Speaker System - OEM
Model #:980-000023

Rosewill RTK-001 Premium Anti-Static Wrist Strap
Model #:RTK-001

ZALMAN CNPS9500 AT 2 Ball CPU Cooling Fan/Heatsink
Model #:CNPS9500 AT

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Approximate Purchase Date: (As soon as I know its compatible)


System Usage (light gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies, multitasking, has bee be speedy)

Preferred Websites for Parts: (newegg.ca, ncix.com)
I have carefully chosen these parts but if they are bad quality etc. please let me know.

Thanks again!!!
Please respond ASAP

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July 15, 2011 6:36:49 PM

looks compatible, but i think the build as a whole could use some work. please edit your original post by filling out the form linked in my signature so we have all the information necessary to help you..
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July 15, 2011 7:29:51 PM

genghiskron said:
looks compatible, but i think the build as a whole could use some work. please edit your original post by filling out the form linked in my signature so we have all the information necessary to help you..


Thanks for your reply, but what exactly needs work? Do some parts not work well together or is it just not a very good computer?
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July 15, 2011 7:54:02 PM

Like for example: Why do you buy a H67 based mobo, if you don't plan to use it's onboard grabhics solution? Buy a P67 for the same price of ~100$ - like this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - it's much better, packed with many more extensions...
Also - your i 2600 is an overkill for this system, go for a 2500 and find a better way to spend the rest of your money...
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July 15, 2011 8:44:56 PM

pepe2907 said:
Like for example: Why do you buy a H67 based mobo, if you don't plan to use it's onboard grabhics solution? Buy a P67 for the same price of ~100$ - like this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... - it's much better, packed with many more extensions...
Also - your i 2600 is an overkill for this system, go for a 2500 and find a better way to spend the rest of your money...
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Great thanks!! I'm planning on using heavier applications and programs in the future so i will probably keep the 2600. i know its overkill, the the other parts are cheaper to upgrade. (so eventually the caliber of the other parts will match the CPU) But the motherboard i will change. That's great! Any other suggestions? is it still compatible?
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July 15, 2011 10:21:05 PM

What heavier applications do you mean? I have some experience with certain types of heavier apps., maybe can help. Like : your 1080p monitor is not good for CAD or 3D, neighter it's good for photo and video editing. I may have some notices about your RAM. Your mouse is for gaming... Can't actually check all your components like coolers, sorry.
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July 16, 2011 12:25:27 PM

pepe2907 said:
What heavier applications do you mean? I have some experience with certain types of heavier apps., maybe can help. Like : your 1080p monitor is not good for CAD or 3D, neighter it's good for photo and video editing. I may have some notices about your RAM. Your mouse is for gaming... Can't actually check all your components like coolers, sorry.

Is there a monitor that is $180 or less and good for:
Gaming (sims3 and need for speed etc)
Lots of video and photo editing
Some 3d modeling (google sketchup)
I plan doing some music production
Lots of multitasking
Thanks
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July 16, 2011 12:28:40 PM

Thanks for the replies! Are you positive the parts are compatible? I really don't want to have to return some parts across the border because the shipping is very expensive.
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