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Pc parts list and a few questions

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November 10, 2012 5:45:24 PM

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/nc1M

So theres the list of stuff i plan on buying is there anything that wont be compatible cause im completely new the whole build thing. I know Ill need to get a graphics card but Ill wait for christmas money to get one, I know the hard drives small to but i already have a 2 tb at my house to use. Also how much watts will this take like do i really need the 650 and if thats enough would it still be enough to add 2 graphic cards later on and more ram.

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November 10, 2012 6:03:25 PM

To be honest, apart from processor, and operating system, I wouldn't use anything on that list. Try this.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($132.06 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($33.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($69.00 @ B&H)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($89.99 @ CompUSA)
Total: $641.99
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-10 15:00 EST-0500)

That power supply will handle anything, up to a single HD7870, easily. If you want higher powered, or two, GPU's that will probably need changing. I wouldn't use a lower capacity SSD, in fact 128GB is better value.
Note that price for i5, is a walk-in deal at Microcentre. If you don't have access, price is around $50 more, elsewhere.
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