New Build - Compatibility Check!

Hello, I'm building a new Rig it will be mostly used for light gaming like Diablo 3 and office functions and things like video streaming and maybe even some occasional video and photo editing.

OS: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

CPU:
Intel Core i5 3570K Processor 3.4 4 BX80637I53570K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504&Tpk=BX80637I53570K

Memory:
Kingston Technology HyperX 8 GB (2x4 GB Modules) 1600 MHz DDR3 Dual Channel Kit (PC3 12800) 240-Pin SDRAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104173

Motherboard:
ASUS Intel Z77 ATX DDR3 2400 LGA 1155 Motherboard P8Z77-V PRO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131819&Tpk=P8Z77-V%20PRO

SSD:
Crucial 128 GB m4 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive SATA 6Gb/s CT128M4SSD2
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

Harddrive:
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533

Blu Ray Burner:
Pioneer Electronics USA Internal BD Writer
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827129067&Tpk=BDR-207DBK

Video Card:
EVGA GeForce GTX 570 1280 MB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 2DVI-I/Mini-HDMI SLI Ready
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130593&Tpk=012-P3-1570-AR
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  1. Everything looks fine and dandy except for one thing...you don't have a PSU listed here :) which one were you thinking of getting?
  2. I was thinking of the following for those

    PSU
    Cooler Master Silent Pro Gold (SPG) 1000 Watts Modular Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171056

    Case
    Antec P280 Black ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129179&Tpk=Antec%20P280%20Black%20ATX%20Mid%20Tower%20Computer%20Case
  3. The RAM should be 1.5 volt or less . The stuff you have selected might run but it will immediately void your processor warranty

    The GTX 570 is a generation old . There are newer 7XXX radeons that perform better , use less power and dont cost much more . Since you have a Z77 mb you could drop the SSD to a 40 - 64 gig model and use that as a cache drive , and that will free up money for a better graphics card

    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=518


    HIS H787F2G2M Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161411 $320

    you would need a 500 watt psu , or a 650 watt unit of you wanted to add a second graphics card later
  4. Actually for your specs, I think 1000 Watts is highly overkill..something like a 650w will do just fine!

    For example - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020
    or
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088
  5. Thanks for the input! Out of curiosity why would this set up void my processor warranty?


    Outlander_04 said:
    The RAM should be 1.5 volt or less . The stuff you have selected might run but it will immediately void your processor warranty

    The GTX 570 is a generation old . There are newer 7XXX radeons that perform better , use less power and dont cost much more . Since you have a Z77 mb you could drop the SSD to a 40 - 64 gig model and use that as a cache drive , and that will free up money for a better graphics card

    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=518


    HIS H787F2G2M Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161411 $320

    you would need a 500 watt psu , or a 650 watt unit of you wanted to add a second graphics card later
  6. pharnok said:
    Thanks for the input! Out of curiosity why would this set up void my processor warranty?



    Intel sb and IB processors , and their motherboards, are all rated for 1.5 volt RAM .

    The current flowing through the memory flows through the memory controller thats built in to the processor . Even 1.5 volt is a lot higher than the whole processor can handle . But just having part of the processor running that hot is tolerable .
    Intel do say that 1.65 volt can work for extreme overclocks , but its a lot of stress and the processor wont last as long

    And you definitely dont get a warranty if your RAM is rated hiugher than 1.5
  7. Cool so if I change my memory to 1.5 I should be ok like something like this?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104231

    I'll see what I can juggle for my video card and SSD. I really am only going to put the OS on this drive anyway and maybe a few programs.


    Outlander_04 said:
    Intel sb and IB processors , and their motherboards, are all rated for 1.5 volt RAM .

    The current flowing through the memory flows through the memory controller thats built in to the processor . Even 1.5 volt is a lot higher than the whole processor can handle . But just having part of the processor running that hot is tolerable .
    Intel do say that 1.65 volt can work for extreme overclocks , but its a lot of stress and the processor wont last as long

    And you definitely dont get a warranty if your RAM is rated hiugher than 1.5
  8. Thanks I guess 1000W ,might be too much ;)
    mocchan said:
    Actually for your specs, I think 1000 Watts is highly overkill..something like a 650w will do just fine!

    For example - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020
    or
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151088
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