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June 22, 2012 4:51:07 AM

Im new to building a computer and this is my first build, i have done quite a bit of research but i wanted to make sure that this is a good compatible computer. so can one of you veteran computer builders tell me if this computer will work or if their are some problems with it that i can fix. i have already gotten the power supply, hardrive, and computer case that i have listed so those things cant be changed, but i would appreciate some advice on anything else i can fix. :) 

parts:
case: Corsair 650d http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Hardrive: samsung spin point 1 terrabyte http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Power supply: Rosewill capstone 750w gold certified http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Motherboard: Gigabyte am3+ socket crossfire ready with a 990fx northbridge http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Video card: Saphire Radeon 7850 oc edition http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Processor: Amd FX 4170 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Memory: g skill ripjaws x 2x4 gigabytes http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
optical drive: lite on dvd/cd driver http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cpu cooler: cooler master hyper 212 plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
and my anti static wristband http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

this is just my tower and i dont want to spend more money unless i absolutely have to. thanks for your help

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June 22, 2012 5:06:31 AM

Get a i5 barebones PC for around $599

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June 22, 2012 5:15:12 AM
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Get the i5-2500k if you're gaming. It will perform better. Unless you plan to CF that 7850, get a Rosewill HIVE 550W or XFX 550W. Spend the extra $ for the Hyper 212 EVO.
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June 22, 2012 2:28:02 PM

the evo is better than the plus?
June 22, 2012 2:34:35 PM

and what makes the intel better for gaming?
a c 80 ) Power supply
June 22, 2012 2:35:26 PM

It has a flat base so its easier to mount. The coolers are identical otherwise. The PSU is overkill for a single GPU. Even more then you need for dual 7850s. I also agree about dumping the FX 4xxx CPU. If this is for gaming even the 2120 would be a better idea. You can also safely dump the wrist strap. Just build on tile and touch the case before you start.
June 22, 2012 2:46:20 PM

what makes intel better though
June 22, 2012 2:58:00 PM

It's architecture. It yields higher FPS in games. Check out Tom's best gaming CPU for the money article.
June 22, 2012 3:08:27 PM

yes it will work nicely
June 22, 2012 3:16:20 PM

thanks i feel better now that i know that it will all work together and im probably gonna switch to an intel system after all if i can find the extra money so thanx people for your help :D 
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June 22, 2012 3:16:46 PM

FYI, AMD recently announced that they will no longer compete with Intel in the desktop CPU market. I've always been an AMD fan but if even they admit that they are hopelessly behind I must agree. Intel has won.
June 22, 2012 3:25:07 PM

lol yep
June 22, 2012 3:31:25 PM

I have an AMD 8150 along with the Sabertooth 990FX board with 680's in sli and it doesnt perform as good as an Intel setup. I just recently got a 3770K and Sabertooth Z77 and put those 680's in and it like night and day. A huge difference in gaming. If this is going to be a gaming settup you might want to think about going Intel on this one.
June 22, 2012 5:27:23 PM

WAIT how is the 2500k better if the 4170 runs 4.2 ghz and the 2500k runs 3.3 ghz
June 22, 2012 5:46:27 PM

Its not about how fast it runs to piggyback what Thomas_89 said its the architecture.
Please visit the below article.
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-o...
I hope this helps but honestly if you got an 3570K or 2500K you will be better off than anything AMD has to offer at this point
June 22, 2012 5:51:29 PM

should i get a ivy bridge or a sandy bridge?
June 22, 2012 7:40:56 PM

Honestly it up to you. I was asking myself that same question a few days ago. I have only had my Intel build for only a few days. I went with the IB 3770K only because when I went to Frys to purchase my Asus Z77 and 3570K they had a 3770K in stock and the price difference wasn’t an issue for me. Alot of people will say that the IB runs hotter than the SB which is true and they will also so that the SB is easier to OC which is true as well.

But what they wont point out is alot of people who have a SB and have it OC near 5ghz try to do the same with an IB and it wont happen without a miracle and a very good cooler and to OC that high is mostly for bragging rights and really in my opinion is useless but thats just me.
I do have my OC to 4.4ghz and I have an H100 and that keeps the temps at idle around 32-45C just depends on the air in the room and the time of day the lowest temp I have ever had is 28C and highest is 70C and I was running prime.

Not sure where you live but if you have a microcenter in your area they have 3570K for $189.99 and you get $50 a motherboard as well and it ends July 1.
If your next question is going to be 3570K or 3770K (only because that was my next question when I was in your shoes) The 3770K offers HT which as a gamer there is no real use for it unless you do video rendering and application that could use the extra cores.
But to answer your question I think you will be 100% happy with a 3570K slightly OC with a really decent cooler.

But what they wont point out is alot of people who have a SB and have it OC near 5ghz try to do the same with an IB and it wont happen without a miracle and a very good cooler that OC that high is mostly for bragging rights and really in my opinion is useless but thats just me.

I do have my OC to 4.5GHZ and I have an H100 and that keeps the temps at idle around 32-45C just depends on the air in the room and the time of day the lowest temp I have ever had is 28C and highest is 70C and I was running prime.

Not sure where you live but if you have a microcenter in your area they have 3570K for $189.99 and you get $50 a motherboard as well and it ends July 1

If your next question is going to be 3570K of 3770K (only because that was my next question when I was in your shoes) The 3770K offers HT which as a gamer there is no real use for it unless you do video rendering and application that could use the extra cores.

But to answer your question I think you will be 100% happy with an 3570K slightly OC with a really decent cooler.
June 22, 2012 9:05:08 PM

ok i looked at it and i think im gonna get a 3570k and what mother board would you suggest for it
June 22, 2012 9:19:19 PM

Yes, it should.
June 22, 2012 9:26:04 PM

Yeah that will get the job done. The case your getting is the same one I was going to get until I went to the store to see it in person. Great case and looks great but I didnt like how the front panel usb cables didnt connect directly to the mobo but rather you run them through your case out the back and plug them into the back I/O panel in the back of your case so you loose 2 usb port on the rear just to make the front panel ones work. I went with this case instead because it has usb 3.0 connectors to the board and its cheaper.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
June 22, 2012 10:09:46 PM

ok so you suggest the ivy bridge instead of the sandy bridge
June 22, 2012 10:27:17 PM

yobro77 said:
ok so you suggest the ivy bridge instead of the sandy bridge


Yes I would.
June 23, 2012 12:06:46 AM

thanx :D 
June 23, 2012 1:35:30 AM

should i get a p67 chipset motherboard or a z77 chipset motherboard
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June 23, 2012 3:41:23 AM

Probably the z77 but I don't know boards that well anymore. I think there is a possible bios issue with the P6x boards and Ivy bridge. Unless you have a CPU to boot it it might not work with an IB CPU. You shouldn't have this issue with the z77. It's also cheaper and not lacking anything so I can't think of a reason to buy the older P67.
June 23, 2012 1:19:09 PM

You will want to get a Z77 board.
July 3, 2012 2:48:35 PM

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