Is this a compatiable setup?

Before I go out and plan on how I am going to buy my gaming build, can someone tell me if this setup will work and be compatible?

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z/Gen3 Intel Z68

Processor: Intel Core i5 2500K

Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3

Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560Ti 2GB

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB

Power Supply: Corsair TX750

Optical Drive: Asus 24X DVD Burner

Case: Raidmax Tornado ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case ATX-238WR

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Thermal Paste: Arctic Silver AA-1.75G Thermal Compound Paste

Thanks.
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  1. Yes. You will need to add a PSU to power your system. Get a reliable ~500W-600W, at least 80+ efficient, Bronze from Seasonic, Corsair, or Antec.

    edit: I see you have Arctic Silver on the list, are you going to get an aftermarket CPU cooler - maybe a CM Hyper 212+?
  2. treefrog07 said:
    Yes. You will need to add a PSU to power your system. Get a reliable ~500W-600W, at least 80+ efficient, Bronze from Seasonic, Corsair, or Antec.

    edit: I see you have Arctic Silver on the list, are you going to get an aftermarket CPU cooler - maybe a CM Hyper 212+?


    Nope. I'm going with the one that comes with the CPU.
  3. The only thing I noticed is that on Newegg's listing for that case, it doesn't have Micro ATX boards as compatible, which that board you have seems to be. I see other cases that list micro ATX in their compatible listing so you might be limited on screw holes or something with that case. I would recommend finding a full size ATX board.
  4. go with a haf 912 or a nzxt gama classic if you wana scimp because that raidmax looks like crap
  5. storm slider said:
    Nope. I'm going with the one that comes with the CPU.



    No reason to get a K model CPU if you are not going to overclock it. If you are going to overclock you will need an aftermarket cooler. The Hyper 212+ or Hyper 212 Evo are good budget options.

    Save a few dollars on the power supply. Unless you plan on adding a second card in Sli you only need 500-550 watts. If you do plan on adding the second card keep the one you have picked out.

    Here is a very good power supply for $55 after rebates.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013

    If you plan on getting a cooler make sure the RAM you have picked out is low profile. 8GB is only a few dollars more and will help futureproof your build.

    Low profile RAM. Also GSkill Ripjaws X is a few dollars cheaper and will also fit under an aftermarket cooler. Either way make sure it is 1.5v.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428
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