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 SolvedSystem compatibility check, and heat check. NEED HELP! Forum SolvedDouble checking compatibility before purchasing Forum SolvedPC Parts Compatibility Check! 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