Solved Build parts compatibility final check! Buying in two Days!! Tags: New Build Compatibility Systems Last response: May 26, 2012 1:37 PM in Systems Share Need Help_71 May 25, 2012 10:03:19 AM Are these parts compatible? Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core $169.99 CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.90 Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 $142.86 Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $46.99 Hard Drive Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM $72.99 Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB $259.99 Case NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower $49.99 Power Supply Antec 550W ATX12V $63.99 If anyone could explain what to look for when looking at compatibility that would be great! Thanks for your help in advance. More about : build parts compatibility final check buying days FinneousPJ May 25, 2012 11:09:53 AM Yeah, they're compatible. Have you looked at HD7850s? What about Ivy 3570K? Need Help_71 May 25, 2012 1:23:33 PM Cool, can you tell me what I have to look out for for compatibility? Sure I'll change that. I've heard Ivy Bridge OCs alot hotter though Related resources Buying in another two days..Final thoughts? - Forum Computer Parts Check : Compatibility ( Final check ) - Forum Final check , and deciding between two systems! Buying this week. - Forum High-end Gaming build compatibility check - Forum Final Compatibility Check , Buying Tomorrow - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution FinneousPJ May 25, 2012 1:54:36 PM For compatibility just make sure your motherboard and CPU share the same socket, the RAM is of the correct type and the PSU is sufficient. It's not electrophysics Need Help_71 May 25, 2012 4:59:18 PM hahah yeah I guess it isn't. What do you mean by RAM is of the correct type btw? azeem40 May 25, 2012 5:31:41 PM Need Help_71 said:Cool, can you tell me what I have to look out for for compatibility? Sure I'll change that. I've heard Ivy Bridge OCs alot hotter though You missed out on the full story mate. IB is only hotter past a certain OC. Anything above 4.2 GHz on IB is a waste anyway and at 4.2 GHz, they are not hotter. Need Help_71 May 25, 2012 5:43:47 PM oh ok. Would the Hyper 212 EVO be enough to keep it cool at those frequencies mentioned? FinneousPJ May 26, 2012 10:23:18 AM I mean it should be DDR3, 240 pin, 1.5V. Need Help_71 May 26, 2012 1:36:54 PM ok thanks for your help Need Help_71 May 26, 2012 1:37:07 PM Best answer selected by Need Help_71. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumBuying My Parts wihthin the Hour , Final check .. ForumFirst Time PC build : Final Compatability Check ForumFinal Days help me decide! i5-2500/k ForumWTB TONIGHT! $1500 First time i7 build , check my final part list pls!! ForumCompatibility Check on First Build ForumFinal Build - Compatibility Check ForumBuying My Parts This Week , Final Check ... ForumRookie Build - Compatibility Check and Suggestions (Ordering Soon) ForumFinal build check ForumIs this a good budget gaming build?? ForumFirst build ($2300) Forum~$1000 Gaming PC (1st Time Build) ForumGaming Build Advice ~$1000 AUD Forum[Solved] Midrange gaming computer, build picked. Thanks! ForumRandom restarting from a new pc build. More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !