New Build Tags: Build Systems Last response: September 5, 2012 12:12 AM in Systems Share i3atesy September 4, 2012 11:29:03 PM Ordering a new PC build in the next few days and just wanted to know if this build is okay with compatibility and do you think its a good build. This PC will be used for mainly gaming and browsing the web and watching videos. The main games I will be playing are DayZ, World of Warcraft and Battlefield 3. SSD - Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD £60 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/120gb-sandisk-extreme-25... HDD - Seagate 1TB SATA 3 £60 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1tb-seagate-st1000dm003-... CPU - i5 3570k £177 - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Generation-i5-3570K-3-40G... (I will be buying a after market cooler when I start overclocking in the near future.) Case - Phantom 410 Black £78 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/nzxt-phantom-410-black-p... Ram - 8GB DDR3 1600mhz Corsair Memory Vengeance Low Profile £36 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/8gb-(2x4gb)-corsair-ddr3-vengeance-jet-black-lp-pc3-12800-(1600)-non-ecc-cas-9-9-9-24-xmp-15v Motherboard - Asus P8Z77-V LX Intel Z77 £78 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asus-p8z77-v-lx-intel-z7...(x16)-dvi-d-hdmi-d-sub-(vga)- PSU - Corsair 600W CX Series V2 £53 - http://www.ebuyer.com/269259-corsair-600w-cx-series-v2-... (If I decide to crossfire in the future could this PSU handle two 7850s?) GPU - MSI 7850 Power Edition 2GB £180 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-r7850-power-edit... Thanks for reading my post, would love to know your thoughts thanks! More about : build mocchan September 4, 2012 11:34:51 PM You may want to swap out that motherboard for this http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z77-extreme-4-int...(x16)-d-sub-dvi-d-hdmi-a This board has a beefier power phase design allowing for better overclocking. It's only a little more expensive so it's a very good investment IMO It's also Tom's approved! Other than that, everything looks good to go i3atesy September 4, 2012 11:40:31 PM hey mate what if im only overclocking at say 4ghz would the asus be fine for that overclock? Related resources Help with new build - Forum New €650 Build for a friend - Forum New PC build with problems and need help. - Forum New Build and Component Compatibility Question - Forum Couple of quick questions, starting new build soon - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TheBigTroll September 5, 2012 12:00:26 AM yep and it would be easier than to do it on a asrock board. beefier power designs dont make too much of a difference at lower overclocks. asus boards are known to be good at overclocking mocchan September 5, 2012 12:12:40 AM ^ What Troll said. If you're only going up a few hundred Mhz, then the ASUS board will do just fine. However, if money isn't a concern, you might want to consider the ASRock board just incase you want to push your CPU further Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIs this PC build alright for few years? Will I be able to change GPU or CPU w/o buying new Mobo? Forum SolvedNew PC Build Forum SolvedNew build help budget WoW/streaming Forum SolvedNew build in hawaii, help with rust problems? Forum SolvedReview of my new gaming build Forum SolvedAdvice on new build (gaming pc) Forum SolvedCan't decide wich Power Supply I should pick for my new build Forum SolvedCurrent vs New Build Forum SolvedBest budget z97 motherboard for a new build Forum SolvedHelp with a new gaming build Forum SolvedNew PC build Games Freezing stuttering Forum Solved780ti for my, new build, or wait for 980 Forum SolvedNew build, any suggestions or issues with components? Forum SolvedUsed vs New modo for fx-8320 r9 270x build Forum SolvedNew Build, need advise Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !