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Compatibility check before end of may purchase

Hi i am just trying to get a final check before i purchase the components.

If you have any recommendations that would be great!

Corsair HX-850 Power supply
Seagate SATA3 2Tb barracuda
Kingston 8G DDR3 1600MHz HyperX
Gainsward GTX580 Phantom 3072mb PCIe
Corsair Hydro H40 CPU Cooler
Intel 520 series120Gb SSD
Asrock z77-Extreme 6
Intel i53570k
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Corsair 600t

MY PC will be used for gaming with web browsing and music and movie's

Thank you for all your help
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  1. I'd grab a 7950, 7970, or 680 instead of the outdated 580. All of those will perform better than the 580.
  2. I like it. Everything will work together great. In fact, I wish it were mine ;)
    Tom's Graphic Card Hierarchy Chart doesn't consider that GTX 580 such a slouch: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html
    Right up there with the HD 7950 and a baby step below the HD 7970. The GTX 500 series don't turn into antiques just because a new model comes out.

    If you want to save a few bucks, dropping back to Windows 7 Home Premium OEM won't change a thing for gaming and the tasks you listed. But it doesn't look as if you are worrying about a few bucks.
  3. thanks for the replys this is my first complete build i have added things to my old pc's but i felt like it was time i built my own. I was considering droping down and saving some money and see what windows 8 is like but i am pretty set on everything else. i have a favouring for nividia so i will stick with the 580
  4. C_reid said:
    thanks for the replys this is my first complete build i have added things to my old pc's but i felt like it was time i built my own. I was considering droping down and saving some money and see what windows 8 is like but i am pretty set on everything else. i have a favouring for nividia so i will stick with the 580

    Have you tried the Windows 8 RC that's offered? I did. I don't think I can get used that 'tablet' GUI. I ended up going back to Win7.

    Sorry, meant consumer trial version, not RC version.
  5. I had a quick look but i havnt had any real time to sit down and go through the UI i dont think i will like the interface either
  6. i honestly don't like that low end water cooling solution; it has an aluminum cold plate.

    i really would suggest sticking with air until you can afford a better solution.
  7. would the h70/80 be better?

    I live in a tropical place and the temps get quite high so i wanted water cooling to stop my cpu from getting fried
  8. an H80 would be SSSOOOOO much better :)
  9. thanks for that i will make the swap
  10. C_reid said:
    thanks for that i will make the swap

    here is one i just ran accross thats about the same price as the H40

    Antec Kuhler H2O 620 Liquid Cooling System$61.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835209049

    are you able to get it? a review:
    http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/antec_kuhler_h20_620_review/4.htm
  11. I did some quick research and i think the h80 is the way to go
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    C_reid said:
    I did some quick research and i think the h80 is the way to go

    ok! cool.
    i will admit hoses and radiators are things i am not an expert at but i do know you want copper on that cpu for better heat conductivity.
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