Solved Computer Parts Compatibility Check Tags: Homebuilt Motherboards Systems Last response: July 2, 2012 12:06 AM in Systems Share Yoshiji June 25, 2012 7:16:03 PM Hey all, I'm thinking about building a desktop soon and I've put together two builds, one AMD and one Intel. I'm wondering if all of the parts in each build are compatible and also which one will perform better. Thanks. Build one: Intel CPU: Core i5 2500k: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681911507... Gigabyte MotherBoard: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681312850... EVGA GTX 550 Video Card:www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-detai... Thermaltake PSU: http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Power-Supply-240-Pin-... HDD: www.amazon.com/Hitachi-Deskstar-3-5-Inch-7200RPM-Intern... CD Drive: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-detai... Case: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-detai... Ram: www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-Modules-KHX1600C9D3K... OR AMD CPU: Phenom II X4: $120: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681910372... Asus Motherboard: $190: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681313173... EVGA GTX 550 Video Card:www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-detai... Thermaltake PSU: http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-Power-Supply-240-Pin-... HDD: http://www.amazon.com/Hitachi-Deskstar-3-5-Inch-7200RPM... CD Drive: www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-detai... Case: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... Ram: www.amazon.com/Kingston-Technology-Modules-KHX1600C9D3K... Thanks More about : computer parts compatibility check | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution rolli59 Homebuilt system Master Motherboard Master June 25, 2012 9:20:20 PM The Intel build is better, more powerful CPU. Everything is compatible but the PSU is crap, this is better http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... | Report abuse Mousemonkey Motherboard Expert June 25, 2012 9:46:53 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey | Report abuse Yoshiji July 2, 2012 12:06:14 AM Thanks! | Report abuse Yoshiji July 2, 2012 12:06:17 AM Best answer selected by yoshiji. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>Computer Parts Compatibility Check> Related ressources: Forum"Another" Computer parts check on compatibility . ForumComputer parts compatibility check ForumComputer Parts Compatibility Check ForumComputer part compatibility check ! ForumComputer Parts Check : Compatibility (Final check ) ForumComputer parts Compatibility check ForumAll around/gaming computer part compatibility check ForumAbout to buy parts ( compatibility check ) Forum$1300 Gaming System parts compatibility check ForumFirst Build Compatibility / Parts Check (under $600) ForumComputer Part Compatibility Check ForumComputer part compatibility check ! ForumParts Compatibility Check ForumCase Fan Modified or GPU fan? ForumBuilding a gaming computer with $700 ForumFinal Check ForumComputer won't start ForumTime for a new computer ForumLast check for my first build 1500 thx ForumComputer parts Compatibility check More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !