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August 22, 2012 12:24:46 PM

Hello sir/madams,

This is my first attempt on building a pc myself. So I hope some experienced people could help me out a bit here. I have made a list of parts I am about to buy. So my question to you: Will there be any better price/quality recommended for each individual part? Thanks in advance!

CPU cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 EVO 21,99
GPU: XFX HD7950 Double Dissipation BLACK (FX-795A-TDBC) 314,00
CPU: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K 212,90
Power Source: MS-TECH MS-N750-VAL-CM 58,90
Power suplly: Cooler Master Elite 310 (750watt) 33,49
ssd: OCZ AGT3-25SAT3-60G 49,99
Mobo: ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 139,90
Ram: Corsair 8 GB DDR3-1600 Kit 46,49

PS: all costs are in Euro
August 22, 2012 12:31:55 PM

1: id upgrade to a hyper 212 evo
2:id wait out on the graphics card. amd is going to drop prices again
3:get a nice case like a antec 302, corsair 300R or a corsair 400R
4:i dont trust cooler master PSUs. get one from xfx, seasonic, corsair, or pc power and cooling. some antec units are good
5:you could get a samsung 830 128gb for not much more but i base that off uk prices. if you cant afford one, id still not suggest the agility series as they are known to fail
6:you need a z77 board like the gigabyte z77x-ud3h to get the features that the i5 3570k offers
August 22, 2012 12:33:04 PM

Edit: total cost 877,66.
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August 22, 2012 2:02:30 PM

It won't work at all. You need a H77/Z77/B75 for a Ivy Bridge cpu.

What is MS-TECH MS-N750-VAL-CM??
August 22, 2012 3:17:22 PM

kevin83 said:
Where did you hear that you need h77/z77/b75 for ivy bridge?

http://www.asrock.com/mb/cpu.asp?Model=P67%20Extreme4%2...
Includes most ivy bridge cpus I believe.



A little elf told me.

It's common knowledge that you need a Sandy Bridge cpu to do a bios update before you can use a Ivy Bridge cpu on p67/z68.

You should do some reading before you post your nonsense on a public forum.
August 22, 2012 4:44:41 PM

and I would posit that unless they ship you a board which is on a 3 month old bios you'll have no issues. If he wanted to save some dough and ensure compatibility he could get a h61 motherboard equipped with ivy bridge compatibility.
Also, I think that if you get an old board you can return it for an updated one.
August 22, 2012 5:11:02 PM

They don't make Z68's anymore so they all will have old bios. They only make boards for current cpu's and the current boards work with older cpu's, so no point in still manufacturing Z68's.

I also wouldn't recommend H61 for Ivy, I'd recommend H77 because it'll work out of the box.
August 22, 2012 7:44:53 PM

I know they don't do overclocking. Your the one that recommended the H61.
August 23, 2012 4:04:09 AM

I recommend h61 boards because of the much low cost, especially in tandem with lower costing locked cpus. I mentioned the OC issue because it would be a point for OP to consider.
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