Compatibility Check!

Hi all-

I've finally put together all the components that I will be putting together my new computer with. Wanted to make sure there are no compatibility issues, and also looking for some thoughts/feedback.

NZXT Phantom ATX Full Tower Case (Already Own)

Rosewill Xtreme Series 750W Power Supply

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 Mobo

Intel i7-2600 3.4Ghz Processor LGA 1155 (Already Own)

G.Skill Ripjaw X Series DDR3 1333 16Gb (4 x4gb) Ram

XFX Radeon HD-6870 GPU

Seagate Barracuda 7200rpm 2Tb HDD (Already Own)
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  1. Best answer
    its all compatible...
    but if your only goal is to game you will get way better performance for the same money if you get a radeon 6950 instead of the 6870, and get a 2500k instead of the 2600k(exact same gaming performance), and just get 8GB of ram (you wont see any performance difference between 8GB and 16GB in gaming.)
  2. The OP has already got a Intel i7-2600

    If you are not going to make CrossFire, then you won´t need a 750W PSU.

    Get a CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W (Good 24H deal)

    second farrengottu for ram and gpu
  3. I don't think I'd trust a Rosewill PSU. Try Antec, Corsair, Cooler Master, Cougar, PC Power & Cooling, Seasonic - anything else.
  4. Agree with g-unit. I had a rosewill psu and it was a POS. Stick with one of the big guns, it's worth the extra few bucks
  5. Right now, I have a Radeon HD 6770. My big issue with this card is that it only has a 128 bit bus width compared to the higher end cards with 256. Looking at some benchmarking, it looks like the 6950 is worth spending the extra 50 bucks on. With this in mind, is a 600w power supply still enough?

    Anyone else have a second opinion on ??
  6. Best answer selected by dub_gunz.
  7. it looks like a good power supply. the amperage is just how i like it split up. you can handle any single card that doesn't have two GPUs on it. like the 590 or the 6990.
    though if you have a lot of fans and drives you might have trouble with a 580.
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