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Pc compatability check

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June 22, 2012 3:27:50 PM

Hello, I'm planning on ordering all the parts for a new pc but am wondering whether they will all be compatible. Please help?

Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3
CPU - AMD Bulldozer FX-8 8120 3.1Ghz
Memory - Corsair 8GB DDR3 1600MHz XMS3 Memory
HDD - Seagate 500GB Barracuda 7200 rpm 6gb/s
Power supply - Corsair 600W CX Series V2 PSU
Graphics card - Gainward GTX 560SE 1GB GDDR5
Case - Sharkoon t9 blue case
Cpu cooler - Corsair hydro h40
OS - Windows 7 64 bit

Please help asap!

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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
June 22, 2012 3:40:09 PM

Strictly speaking they're all compatible but..

1. The motherboard is a little on the cheap side

2. Forget the liquid cooler, and air cooler is going to be much safer and perform just as well as the h40. Consider a Coolermaster 212 Evo.
June 22, 2012 3:44:07 PM

Alright, how about the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3?
a c 118 B Homebuilt system
June 22, 2012 3:49:54 PM

I personally am not a fan of Gigabyte at all. Honestly either one of them would probably do the job just fine. I'm just opinionated to some degree is all.

I personally would spend a little bit more on an Asus Evo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Currently $115 with mail in rebate, which isn't too shabby.
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