First $800 Build Compatibility Confusion

Hi guys, this is my first build and through the power of the internet I have selected parts and finally made a build. I was just wondering if there is anything I have to change about the build or if anything is not compatible with each other. Should I change the PSU to 650W since there was a combo with my motherboard on newegg.ca
(http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1023427).

I was planning on using this computer for gaming, editing videos, burning & copying dvds and photoshop. I'm gonna start purchasing tomorrow so I'm just really anxious and unsure since I'm a 15 year old kid with no idea on how to build a computer.Thank you a lot.
http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/g4DG
4 answers Last reply
More about first build compatibility confusion
  1. Ajanth said:
    Hi guys, this is my first build and through the power of the internet I have selected parts and finally made a build. I was just wondering if there is anything I have to change about the build or if anything is not compatible with each other. Should I change the PSU to 650W since there was a combo with my motherboard on newegg.ca
    (http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1023427).

    I was planning on using this computer for gaming, editing videos, burning & copying dvds and photoshop. I'm gonna start purchasing tomorrow so I'm just really anxious and unsure since I'm a 15 year old kid with no idea on how to build a computer.Thank you a lot.
    http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/g4DG


    everything looks good, but drop the second optical drive and find 20 bucks somehow and get a i5-3570k, it will be worth it, the psu is good. eventually you migt want to get a cpu cooler so you can overclock.
  2. oh and you might want to change the motherboard to a gigabyte ga-z77-d3h. its more reliable and the one you have selected doesnt have very many good reviews or reviews in general.
  3. I don't plan on overclocking anytime in the future cause I'm still a kid and I don't see myself doing anything that requires me to overclock in the next 4-5 years so the new motherboard and 3770k are not needed but thanks anyways. I'm confident now.
  4. ok, i still think the new mobo and cpu would be alot better anyway. its not the 3770k, thats the i7 the i5-3570k is basically the one you selected but youll get better performance for vide editing and photoshop and most importantly games. the mobo is the same price btw. it should last you awhile and its a great build as it is aswell.
Ask a new question

Read More

Build Compatibility Systems