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November 18, 2012 3:05:54 AM

I am getting ready to build my own gaming computer. Is the following list of components complete and compatible?

Case: NZXT Phantom PHAN-001BK Black Steel / Plastic Enthusiast ATX Full Tower Computer Case ( )

Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard ( )

GPU: MSI N680GTX Twin Frozr 4GD5/OC GeForce GTX 680 4GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card ( )

PSU: CORSAIR HX Series HX1050 1050W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply ( )

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770 ( )

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

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GXM ( )

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 ST1000DM005/HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive ( )

Optical Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM ( )

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM ( )

CPU Paste: Arctic Silver 5 High-Density Polysynthetic Silver Thermal Compound AS5-3.5G - OEM ( )

Any suggestions or feedback would be appreciated.

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a c 136 B Homebuilt system
November 18, 2012 3:39:30 AM

compatible yes , smart no

no gamer needs 16 gig of RAM
2 x4 gig is more than enough

you need a 600 watt power supply for that computer

arctic silver is a scam
November 18, 2012 4:34:35 AM

Outlander_04 said:

arctic silver is a scam

What would you recommend other than arctic silver?
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November 18, 2012 5:16:39 AM

If you are not overclocking, there is no real need for a Z77 or a CPU cooler.
November 18, 2012 5:26:30 AM

Deemo13 said:
If you are not overclocking, there is no real need for a Z77 or a CPU cooler.

What mobo would you recommend for non overclocking?
November 27, 2012 11:20:14 PM

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