First build - need a double check Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: July 22, 2012 11:22 PM in Systems Share pharmer_99 July 22, 2012 9:49:13 PM This is my first build - need a double check on compatibility and any other recommendations/advice would be greatly appreciated CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... MOBO: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SSD: Crucial M4 64GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PS: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: Corsair Carbide Series 500R http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Would be used for gaming (Skyrim, Civ5, WOW)/some Photoshopping/some movie editing -overclocking in the future but not right away I have a monitor and dvd burner Budget is approx $1200 Thanks More about : build double check azeem40 July 22, 2012 9:55:57 PM PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($102.55 @ Newegg) Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg) Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($94.98 @ Newegg) Hard Drive: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($119.99 @ Newegg) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card ($409.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg) Power Supply: Antec 550W ATX12V Power Supply ($68.98 @ Newegg) Total: $1224.45 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-22 17:56 EDT-0400) m 0 l cranked July 22, 2012 11:22:58 PM Azeem is spot on as usual. Much better for gaming and just all around performance. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources First Build - need double check of parts Forum Need a double check for my first build. Forum First Time Build - Need to double check. Forum SolvedDouble check my first build please! Forum SolvedFirst Time Mid Build, can everyone double check to make sure compatible and everything? Forum SolvedFirst build gaming pc, double check the specs? Forum SolvedJust need some people to double check this build Forum SolvedNew Build, Need double check/reviews plz Forum 1st Gaming build : need double check on Bitfenix Prodigy built please Forum SolvedFIRST SYSTEM BUILD - Questions about RAM, PSU and COOLING. Double Checking to confirm. Forum First build - Can someone double check my compatibility? Forum Solved1st time building - need a double check. Forum SolvedI need some help double checking a build Forum SolvedI need help double checking a build Forum Need pros to double check build Forum $1,400 Build Ready, Need a Fast Double Check from the Pros! Forum Solvedfirst time computer build (budget gaming beast). need compatibility check Forum SolvedFirst Gaming Build, need a check. Forum Solved-Gaming PC First Build (Need a Check) Forum SolvedNeed someone to check my first build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !