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$1000 gaming rig- Compatiblity check

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January 12, 2012 3:25:58 AM

hello, im looking to build a fast computer for regular applications like: web browsing,photoshop,quickbooks,etc
and probably gaming when i can afford a graphics card:p .

budget: $1000

Website: Just has to be in canada, and be cheaper then Newegg, which im currently on!

So im looking for someone to check if the following build is compatible and is good with each other:

RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-730SS 730W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 ...

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel ...

RAIDMAX Tornado ATX-238WU Black / Blue SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory

GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

^ is the above stuff compatible with each other?

if u have any recommendations on if i should change anything and still be in my budget PLEASE POST

will this computer be FAST!


More about : 1000 gaming rig compatiblity check

January 12, 2012 2:09:26 PM

you can definitely add a video card with your budget - $215.69
Intel Core i5 2500K Quad Core Unlocked Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB - $128.99
Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard - $21.58
Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366 LGA1155 LGA1156 120MM - $41.69
G.SKILL Ripjaws X F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Memory - $94.99 - $25MIR
XFX 750W PRO750W Core Edition Single Rail ATX 12V 62A 24PIN ATX Power Supply 80PLUS Bronze PSU - $99.99
Western Digital WD 1TB Caviar Green SATA3 Intellipower 64MB Cache 3.5IN Internal Hard Disk Drive HDD - $14.99
LG GH22NS90 Super Multi 22X SATA DVD Writer Black OEM - $54.99
Coolermaster Haf 912 Black Mid Tower ATX Case 4X5.25 1X3.5 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB Sound - $329.69
EVGA GeForce GTX 570 HD Fermi 732MHZ 1280MB GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Video Card

Total: $1002.60 - $25MIR

or if you want it cheaper - $259.99
MSI Radeon HD 6950 Twin Frozr II OC 810MHZ 2GB GDDR5 2xDVI 2x Mini DisplayPort HDMI PCI-E Video Card

Total: $932.90 - $25MIR