Parts I'm planning on buying: CPU: Intel Core i7, (i7-2600K) Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMMs, w/XMP, (KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX) 2Kits Hard Drive 1: Silicon Power V30 Velox Series 120GB SATA 6Gb/s (SSD) - Read:550MB/s, Write:510MB/s, (SP120GBSSDV30S25) Hard Drive 2: Seagate Barracuda SATA3 6.0Gb/s 2TB 64MB Cache, (ST2000DM001) Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 Socket 1155 Intel Z68 Chipset, GA-Z68A-D3H-B3(rev. 1.0) Video Card: Gigabyte HD6850, (GV-R685OC-1GD) Case: Cooler Master TC-101 Mid ATX w/500W PSU, (TC-101-KKR500) Optical Drive: Samsung SATA Black 22X DVD-Writer, (SH-222BB) OS: Windows 7 Ultimate
I have a few dumb questions I need your expertise with...
#1 "Intel states Memory Specifications"
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR3-1066/1333
# of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 21 GB/s
So can I use Kingston HyperX Blu 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMMs, w/XMP? Or should I get the DDR3 1333 PC3-10600+ rated stuff? The motherboard says I can use the following Dual-Channel DDR3 2133/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz? thoughts?
And will the stock cooler master 500Watt PSU be enough to run my setup safely? Should I upgrade and is that 500watts enough juice to power my build?
Will this video card be able to power this Acer H274HL 27" Monitor in the HD mode? (HDMI connection wise?)
Thanks for your help in advance.
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