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First build, all parts compatable?

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November 4, 2012 1:19:26 AM

Hey everyone. I am neering purchasing all the parts for my first computer parts! I just want to make sure all the parts will work together as well if there's something I shoul change. Also if you know where I can get any of the parts cheeper that'd be great also, keep in mind I live in Australia so it needs to be a company that ships to Aus. Thanks guys :) 

SSD - Kingston 120GB SDD Solid State Drive 2.5" SATA SSD-NOW Hard Drive SVP200S3 120G -

HD - Western Digital WD 2TB 3.5" 64MB Green SATA III 3 6GB/s HDD Hard Disk Drive W/C -

GPU - Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 OC 2GB -

Intel Core i7 875K 2.93GHz 8MB LGA 1156 95W HT -
- Intel® Core™ i7-3770 -

Disc drive - 12X Liteon Blu-ray Combo SATA Drive Burn CD DVD Read Bluray Disc iHES312 Lite-on -

RAM - G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL (2x4GB) DDR3 -
-G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-12800CL8D-8GBXM (2x4GB) DDR3 - [...] s_id=16934

Case - CoolerMaster CM 690 II Advanced with Window USB3.0 -

PSU - CoolerMaster GX 750W PSU -
- Antec EarthWatts 650W Green -

Motherboard -
ASUS P8Z68 Deluxe Gen3 Intel Z68 DDR3 i7 i5 1155 SLI CF PCIe 3.0 ATX -
- ASRock H77M Intel H77 Chipset mATX Motherboard LGA1155 PCI-Express 3.0 -

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November 4, 2012 2:07:23 AM

too much clicking....please post component names and save us the RSI
November 4, 2012 2:13:05 AM

*Fixed. Sorry about that. Stupid of me.
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November 4, 2012 2:40:17 AM

1. Not very good SSD
2. Good hard drive
3. OK Video-card
4. CPU is mobile, not good, and way better than your videocard, so it may bottleneck the performance
5. Ok Blu-Ray Burner
7. Good case
8. Bit skimpy on PSU, buy better one
9. Nice mobo

Sorry if I sound too mean.
Here's a custom one for you:

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November 4, 2012 2:50:27 AM

The CPU is not mobile, its just first gen Corei series.

That being said, I would recommend a different CPU. Its 2 generations old, soon to be 3. It also would not work with the motherboard you have picked.

I would go with a i5-3570K if you plan to overclock with a ASRock Extreme4 Z77.

If not, go with a standard i5-34xx and an ASRock H77 motherboard.

Here's the power supply I would use:
November 4, 2012 3:26:24 AM

Hmm, ok. Would it be worth paying the extra for the Intel Core i7 3820 oposed to other suggested options?

I will change to that power supply, cheeper and I don't think I needed the extra 100 watts.

What's wrong with the SSD? Any suggestions of a better one?
November 4, 2012 8:18:32 AM

Are you doing more than gaming that would justify the i7?
November 4, 2012 8:32:24 AM

Yeah, I looked into the reasons why you'd go either way and discovered that having an i-5 compared to an i7 does very little for gameing. Though I use my computer for many other things. Probably nothing that i7 has a huge affect on, but that's mainly because I haven't been able to use them with my current system. I think in the near future I'll get into something that will take advantage of the i7 and It's not a huge cost difference. So I think I'll pay the extra now to save me latter :) 

Thanks heaps for the help, if everything that is original post that isn't crossed out is compatable then the rest of the stuff I need to know is just some simple googling.
November 4, 2012 8:57:56 AM

Cool beans.
November 4, 2012 9:02:06 AM

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