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Will these parts work well together? opinions welcome!

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September 5, 2011 10:54:12 PM

• Case-IN WIN Dragon Rider Black 1.0 - 0.8mm SECC Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
o 141.99
• Processor- Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I5250
o 209.99
• Hard drive- SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
o 79.99
• RAM- CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B 104.99
Motherboard- ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS 224.99
Wireless adapter- Linksys WMP600N Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0 PCI WEP, WPA & WPA2 Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise 49.99
Graphics Card- XFX HD-695X-CDDC Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity 289.99
Power supply- CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply 84.99
CD Reader- SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B – OEM 16.99
Keyobard/Mouse- Logitech MK520 USB RF Wireless Ergonomic Desktop 49.99

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September 5, 2011 11:11:10 PM

Hi there, welcome to the forums.

While they all WORK, it's not a good build (for GAMING) not sure what you need it for, but if you could give more information (or just fill in the form at the top of the sticky) about the intended use of the machine, it would help alot.

September 6, 2011 12:13:36 AM

Fair point haha, sorry yes I am looking to design a gaming computer.. This is the first time I've actually attempted to build a desktop from scratch.. So it'll take me a while to catch onto things haha.. Thanks!
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September 6, 2011 2:23:37 PM

If the graphics card is the problem, how bout this one instead?

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: somewhere around 1,500$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming! school projects and other misc.

Parts Not Required: I plan on using my flat screen tv as my computer monitor, everything else i need (casing, power supply, wireless keyboard/mouse)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I have mainly used for my searches

Country of Origin: I'm from the U.S.A.

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: whatever works best for gaming

Overclocking: why not?

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: (1080i/p since i'm utilizing my tv monitor

Additional Comments: none
September 6, 2011 2:30:28 PM

Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 3 or 4 GEN3 (P67 or Z68)
CPU: i5-2500k
GPU: 560Ti/6950 or 570/6970
PSU: 500w/650w for single card or 750w/850 for SLI/Crossfire
RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz 1.5v CL9
HDD: Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB (get 2 and RAID 0 if you want more space)
Optical Drive: DVD-RW
Case: Of your choice :)  Almost any mid/full Tower ATX