Will these parts go togather?

Hey,
So its gonna be my first time building my own system and i want it to to be a gaming pc. My question is, are these components compatible with each other?
Motherboard:
http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3863#sp

CPU:
Intel i7-2600

GPU:
HIS HD Radeon 6850 IceQ x
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161363

RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311

PSU:
http://www.corsair.com/power-supplies/gaming-series-1/gs600w.html

Also does it make a difference if i get DDR3 1333 PC10600 or DDR3 1333 PC10666?
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  1. inserthere said:
    Hey,
    So its gonna be my first time building my own system and i want it to to be a gaming pc. My question is, are these components compatible with each other?
    Motherboard:
    http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3863#sp

    CPU:
    Intel i7-2600

    GPU:
    HIS HD Radeon 6850 IceQ x
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161363

    RAM:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231311

    PSU:
    http://www.corsair.com/power-supplies/gaming-series-1/gs600w.html

    Also does it make a difference if i get DDR3 1333 PC10600 or DDR3 1333 PC10666?

    It will work together, but if this is a gaming build then you want to swap out that 2600 for a 2500K cpu and with the money left over get yourself a better vid card.
  2. Perhaps use the money to buy a 6950, and unlock that to a 6970.
  3. Those cards are hard to find now. Usually better to just buy the 6970.

    What monitor are you using? Do you need a hdd?
  4. hey,
    well as i see it, this card is good enough for my gaming needs and more,, as for the HDD im getting a WD caviar black 1TB 7200rpm 64mb SATAIII
  5. all parts are compatible, you can no longer flash 6850 to 6870s or as 4745454b said you'd be lucky to find a flashable one anymore.

    I'd also swap the gigabyte for the Asus Pro as it got better reviews.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131730

    I'd suggest getting the samsung spinpoint 3 instead of WD hdd, its faster, quieter
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
  6. ok so im a bit of a noob at these things,, but what is flashing the graphic card and what does it do?
  7. When AMD came out with the 6950, they were identical to the 6970. They also come with two bios's just in case something got messed up in the flashing process. By flashing the card, you unlocked all the removed things, and basically had a 6970 instead of a 6950. None of the 1GB cards supported this however, and now days AMD has fixed it so there is nothing left to unlocked. (single bios on the card as well.) Unlockable cards still go for lots of money on the used markets, but you're usually better off just buying a 6970.

    For the record, you've never been able to unlock a 6850 to a 6870.
  8. so basically it doesnt do that much of a notable difference if i flashed a 6950.. and as for 6850, its still a good card even if unflashed right?
  9. typo 6950 to 6970 as stated by 4745454b. 6850 is still a good card
  10. There is no difference between a flashed 6950 and a 6970. The 6850 is similar to the GTX460. Not a bad card, but will struggle with the "big" games. (Crysis, Metro, etc.)
  11. will it run BF3? THATS WHATS IMPORTANT!
  12. As always, depends on the resolution and detail settings.
  13. BF3 specs haven't been released except for alpha phase, then we'll receive beta specs and finally the games specs, maybe at the end of September. They will continue to optimize the engine but from all accounts the game is running well in alpha and coding is good.

    anything else is just speculation, DICE did say that if you could run BF2 then you can run BF3 but again people then just assume it will be the same as BF2.

    Yes it will run the game at what settings is anyone's guess.
  14. hmm.. well thanks all for the help :)
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