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August 12, 2012 6:03:08 PM

Hello I was wondering if these parts were compatible and how I could make them better

Antec DF-85 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

EVGA 01G-P3-1466-KR GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) DS SSC 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PC Power and Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W High Performance 80PLUS Silver SLI CrossFire ready Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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


Intel Core i5-3550 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53550
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBSR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

ASUS SABERTOOTH Z77 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

COOLER MASTER V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler Intel Core i7 compatible
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...



Will the v8 fit on the z77 and what about the v6 gt should i go sand bridge or ivy bridge I know my psu is not the best brand but it 80 plus silver and has good reviews

thank you


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August 12, 2012 6:14:30 PM

I know i should but i like the looks of the v8 but are the parts compatibel
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:16:39 PM

omaroma11 said:
I know i should but i like the looks of the v8 but are the parts compatibel


Well, that's subjective, so it is ultimately your choice. But the V8 is not that good of a cooler, especially compared to the likes of Thermalright, Noctua, etc. It should cool first, and style second, in my opinion.
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August 12, 2012 6:18:07 PM

but are the parts compatible and will the v8 if i do get it fit in the z77 saber tooth
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:20:35 PM

omaroma11 said:
but are the parts compatible and will the v8 if i do get it fit in the z77 saber tooth


Rest of your parts seems okay, the DF case is a little slim, so I'm not sure if the cooler will fit height wise. Why not an Antec 302 ? That will fit the tallest of coolers and has a cooling performance far, far better than the DF (which is actually poor in cooling, combined with the V8, and if you OC, may not be great for your CPU, since you are spending the money on aftermarket coolers).

I'd also recommend, instead of the LG burner, a Lite-ON (iHas) series or ASUS equivalent.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:21:38 PM

They're all compatible, but you do realize, thats a fairly weak video card compared to what you could have if you weren't paying $100 more than you have to on the motherboard.

Also, that is a non-K CPU, so you do not need an aftermarket CPU cooler at all

I would drop down to this motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Forget about the CPU cooler altogether if you're not buying a K model..

And up the video card to either of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:23:28 PM

i5 3450 makes more sense. The psu is excellent don't worry. Go with the hyper 212,it's brilliant.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:23:38 PM

Believe me, I like the Sabertooth boards to, but its not going to make you game better, a stronger video card will.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:25:02 PM

omaroma11 said:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
what about this case c70 corsair



That case has only barely okay reviews due to poor cooling. Frequently referred to as Corsair's first and only failing in cases...

If you want Corsair, get the 600 series, they are excellent.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:26:06 PM

nekulturny said:
Believe me, I like the Sabertooth boards to, but its not going to make you game better, a stronger video card will.


Yeah, I like those boards too (5 yr warranty). Maybe the OP is looking for long reliability ??
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August 12, 2012 6:28:09 PM

i was thinking of sli ieng my 560 ti later
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:29:26 PM

omaroma11 said:
yeah i was thinking of getting the 600t white but to save money I was going to go with the df85 but i trust you ill go with the 600t


I think you'll like it. I recommended it to some friends a while back, and they seem to like it. It is not small (although not HUGE either).
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August 12, 2012 6:29:52 PM

yeah i was thinking of getting the 600t white but to save money I was going to go with the df85 but i trust you ill go with the 600t
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August 12, 2012 6:33:51 PM

so will the v6gt or the v8 fit on the z77 sabertooth
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:35:28 PM

omaroma11 said:
i was thinking of sli ieng my 560 ti later

A single, stronger video card is still the better option. Not only for power consumption, but also it eliminates the potential for micro-stuttering, and the fact that not all games can properly use an Sli/Crossfire setup.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:36:04 PM

omaroma11 said:
so will the v6gt or the v8 fit on the z77 sabertooth

Any CPU cooler will fit on the Sabertooth, the question to be asked is, "will it fit in my case"?
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:38:59 PM

nekulturny said:
Any CPU cooler will fit on the Sabertooth, the question to be asked is, "will it fit in my case"?


Well, I'm certain it will fit in the Corsair 600, and the Antec 302, but not sure about the DF case.
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August 12, 2012 6:39:47 PM

so c70 or 600t
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:40:32 PM

If you're really bent on getting a cooler then you'll need the i5 3570K. Otherwise the 3450 in a cool case like 600t will work fine. You can always add fans when you sli,though gtx 570 would be better.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:45:28 PM

nekulturny said:
They're all compatible, but you do realize, thats a fairly weak video card compared to what you could have if you weren't paying $100 more than you have to on the motherboard.

Also, that is a non-K CPU, so you do not need an aftermarket CPU cooler at all

I would drop down to this motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Forget about the CPU cooler altogether if you're not buying a K model..

And up the video card to either of these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
+1 i would agree with this advice
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August 12, 2012 6:46:23 PM

ill go with the 212 cooler
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August 12, 2012 6:48:41 PM

what about the rosewil thor case
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:50:43 PM

omaroma11 said:
ill go with the 212 cooler

then switch to i5 3570k . It's the sensible thing.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 6:53:34 PM

omaroma11 said:
what about the rosewil thor case


Anandtech said some pretty good things about this case:

"Able to compete even with enclosures nearly twice as expensive, I'd actually take it over Thermaltake's Level 10 GT just due to the comparative ease of assembly coupled with the less garish appearance. It's a better performer both acoustically and thermally than Corsair's 650D or 600T, too, at roughly the same price. Rosewill's Thor v2 isn't a homerun, but it's a very solid base hit, and there's no reason to think one more revision couldn't make it a top flight enthusiast case."

Seems like a solid case (make sure it is the V2, not the V1). Although I don't find the looks that appealing.
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August 12, 2012 6:54:44 PM

nah i will stick with the 600t
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August 12, 2012 7:03:13 PM

Best answer selected by omaroma11.
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a c 118 B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 7:04:24 PM

bigcyco1 said:
+1 i would agree with this advice

T'aint my money 'mano. You can lead a horse to water... :whistle: 
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 7:05:03 PM

Seeing as you'll sli in future,and you're getting high quality parts,you should a gtx570 to balance it out.

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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 7:14:25 PM

nekulturny said:
T'aint my money 'mano. You can lead a horse to water... :whistle: 
:lol:  very true
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 8:35:13 PM

Hopefully he'll get the 3570K and gtx 570. And an Asus burner.
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a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2012 10:07:02 PM

allanitomwesh said:
Hopefully he'll get the 3570K and gtx 570. And an Asus burner.
If he has any hope of that build gaming decently he will a nice case and cool looking mobo don't help nothing when your gaming hopefully he will realize that ;) 
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