3.2K system purchase. Need advice on compatibilty and/or in general.

Hello all!

I am building my first computer and decidedly wanted to go all out. If you could check out the parts I ordered and see if I might run into any problems, it would be much appreciated. Thanks for the help in advance.


"ASUS P9X79 DELUXE LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard"

"SAMSUNG 830 Series 2.5-Inch 256GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-7PC256B/WW"

"Intel Core i7-3930K Hexa-Core Processor 3.2 Ghz 12 MB Cache LGA 2011 - BX80619I73930K"

"Antec High Current Pro HCP-850 850 Watt SLI CrossFire 80 PLUS GOLD Modular Power Supply"

"Arctic Silver 5 Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound Paste 3.5g"

"Corsair Vengeance 64 GB DDR3 1600MHz PC3 12800 Quad Channel 240 Pin Desktop Memory CMZ32GX3M4X1600C10" This is 8X8 RAM

"EVGA GeForce GTX690 4096MB GDDR5 512bit, Dual GPU, 2xDVI-I,DVI-D,mDisplayPort, Quad SLI Ready Graphics Card Graphics Cards 04G-P4-2690-KR"

"Antec Dark Fleet DF-85 ATX Full Tower Gaming Computer Case"

"Western Digital Caviar Green 2 TB SATA II 3.5-Inch Internal Desktop Hard Drive Retail Kit - WDBAAY0020HNC-NRSN"
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  1. My main concern is that the power supply may not be big enough.
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    acejustin said:
    My main concern is that the power supply may not be big enough.

    I wouldn't be concerned with the PSU. It's a quality one and has lots of power. The OP could get by with a 550w quality PSU if they wanted to, he just needs 2 x 8 pin PCI-e power connectors to power the GPU. Mind you the 550w PSU would probably be on the lower side of power needs.

    I just have some questions:
    * Why are you spending so much? It isn't needed, IMHO. The Intel i7 3770k would be tops for 99% of people needs (I'd go with i5 3570k, but that is just me)
    * Is there a real reason to go all out in price/options?
  3. Welp, I kinda live in excess. So I am exceeding even those expectations. lol. Thanks for the input. Much obliged! :)
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