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Are all my parts compatible?
Aug 22, 2012, 3:09 AM
Hi guys and gals,I just want to know if all these parts are compatible and will fit in the case.Here are the specs:
Case:Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 ATX Mid Tower computer case.
Motherboard:Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
CPU:AMD Phenom 2 X4 965 Black Edition Quad-Core Processor
Video Card:SAPPHIRE 11188-22-20G Radeon HD 6950 2GB (comes with Dirt3)
Power Supply:CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 V2 500W ATX12V v2.3 80 plus certified active PFC
RAM:G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Hard Drive:SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Bare Drive
Optical Drive:Lite-ON DVD Burner
CPU Cooler-COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
Operating System:Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit OEM
I will also be getting arctic silver 5 thermal paste and other goodies
I would really appreciate if someone tells me if all this stuff is compatible.
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 22, 2012, 3:40 AM
They are compatible , but you may also be able to do better for the same price
It helps if you use the guide at the top of the forum about how to ask for advice
Aug 22, 2012, 3:43 AM
Get this card instead asus hd 7870 $247
Only $7 more and dirt3 sucks
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Aug 22, 2012, 5:05 PM
Thanks a lot guys I really appreciate it.And you're right Dirt3 does suck XD.I will also be getting a Solid State Drive (SSD) too.But does the 7870 have better performance?
Aug 22, 2012, 5:14 PM
Yes the 7870 is better than the 6950. Its also better than the 6970.
Aug 22, 2012, 7:45 PM
Ok guys thanks a lot.I'm new here so sorry for all the questions XD.Thanks!
Aug 22, 2012, 7:59 PM
One More Question hehe...the XFX Core Edition FX-787A-CNFC Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2 Gb card looks good too.The Asus hd 7870 has a lot of bad reviews.And the XFX comes with 2 games
.What do i pick?
Aug 22, 2012, 8:11 PM
That one looks good or the xfx double d.
Aug 23, 2012, 12:56 AM
Ok thanks guys really appreciate it i'm going to be going to this website from now on if I ever need help thanks guys!
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