Need Compatibility Check (purchasing tonight) Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: May 24, 2012 7:33 PM in Systems Share deport May 22, 2012 2:18:32 AM I'm just about to put my orders in for my parts and I desperately need a compatibility check. Approximate Purchase Date: today Budget Range: $500- $600 usd System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet Parts Not Required: Monitor, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com Country: USA Parts Preferences: any Overclocking: maybe SLI or Crossfire: no Monitor Resolution: 1600 x 900 Additional Comments: Here is the build thus far: CPU: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Motherboard: BIOSTAR TZ77B LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS ($99.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B ($49.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ($74.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Video Card: PowerColor AX6790 1GBD5-DH Radeon HD 6790 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ($49.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Power Supply: Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-550 550W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular Design, Single +12V Rail, ATX12V v2.31/EPS12V v2.92, SLI Ready, CrossFire Ready, Active-PFC Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Optical Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM ($17.99 @ Newegg) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Full (32/64-bit) (N/A) Combo deals: HDD + DVD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Case + PSU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Mobo + RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... Total (with deals): $555.90 Are these parts compatible? Do I need to purchase anything else? I'd really appreciate any advice for a first time builder if anyone has a moment to spare. I was going for a budget build to play Diablo 3 and Starcraft 2. Please let me know if there are any red flags or problems here before I purchase. Thanks in advance!! More about : compatibility check purchasing tonight deport May 24, 2012 5:42:08 PM Well my parts are shipping right now. Any comments on my build before I get them and start the building process? Thanks! m 0 l nekulturny a c 118 B Homebuilt system May 24, 2012 6:27:22 PM I would have made changes to it, sorry I didn't answer your thread sooner. I would have gone with a different video card and Power supply, but yes, everything will work together. m 0 l Related resources Need compatibility check - purchasing within 24 hours. - Forum another 'Are these compatible?' threads purchasing tonight. - Forum Purchasing tonight, need help! - Forum Ordering tonight, compatibility check - Forum Ordering Tonight. Last Compatibility Check. Please Help. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer deport May 24, 2012 6:45:02 PM Which video card and power supply would you have gone with? Keep in mind I was trying to stay under $600. Thanks for the help. m 0 l kevin_63 May 24, 2012 7:02:51 PM deport said:Which video card and power supply would you have gone with? Keep in mind I was trying to stay under $600. Thanks for the help. HD6870 and Corsair 650TX. But that would have put you over budget. m 0 l deport May 24, 2012 7:33:01 PM Thanks, I'll keep those in mind if I decide to upgrade once I see what my setup can do. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need A Final Check and Advice About My Gaming Build Before Purchasing! Forum Need A Final Check and Last Minute Advice About My Build Before Purchasing! Forum SolvedPC Parts Compatibility Check! 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