NEED ADVICE: NOT SURE IF ITS ALL COMPATIBLE Tags: New Build Systems Last response: June 11, 2012 1:46 PM in Systems Share G0N3 June 11, 2012 11:17:00 AM Purchase Date: December, 2012 Budget Range: $0-$1700 System Usage: Movies & Gaming Parts Not Required: Keyboard/Mouse, Speakers or Monitor Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.centrecom.com.au & www.scorptec.com.au Country: Australia Parts Preferences: Intel Cpu Overclocking: Yes SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Already selected these items: CPU: Intel i7 3820 LGA2011 Sockect SSD: OCZ 120Gb, SATA 3 HDD: Western Digital (GREEN) 2Tb, SATA 3 Mother board/Main board: MSI - X79A-GD65 (8D) RAM: 32Gb, G.Skill-Sniper, DDR3 (1600MHz) 9-9-9-24-2n Chassis/Case: NZXT 410 Series Not too sure about a graphics card, max price im willing to spend is $370 (I am willing to buy 2 cards and Cross fire or SLi them if it works out better/cheaper) More about : advice compatible TheBigTroll June 11, 2012 1:28:25 PM why the heck are you spending so much on the cpu and the motherboard when you are nly spending 370 dollars on the graphics? http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/9UpI here is a much better build. if you want the 410 case, change it up yourself Vettedude June 11, 2012 1:46:18 PM If you are gaming, no need for an i7. Hyperthreading does just about nothing in games, the only performance benefit from an i7 is the extra L3. But even that's not enough to warrant the price. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew Gaming Rig l Need compatibility check + any advice ! ForumNeed Advice for first build on buying and compatibility ForumI need help on this new build i'd like to know if its all compatible ForumBuilding New PC. Listed All Parts Just Need Some Advice If Compatible ? ForumIts my first time, Is this a good build? ForumNeed advice on a UPS ForumNeed large storage solution advice ForumNew Gaming PC: Need to know if parts are compatible ForumNeed Advice (For Gaming): fx 8350 + 7870 or i5 3470 + 7850 ForumWill this system and its components be compatible ? ForumMy Final Build( Need Advice ) ForumMy CBM is outdated need advice . ForumNeed Advice For New Build ForumBuilding a gaming computer, need advice on components! ForumNeed sound advice on final tweeks please. ForumFirst Time Builder Gaming PC! Need advice ! ForumIs this a good and compatible build (FIRST TIME PC GAMER) HELP! ForumAlmost done with my first build! need advice ForumNeed Compatability Check and A Bit of Hardware Advice ForumPCI compatibility question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !