Parts Compatibility Check

Hey guys,
I've recently taken up a PC building test for a friend, and I needed to double-check that all the parts selected are able to work with each other. I've checked as much as I can think of, and just need to get someone else's opinion before we go ahead with the purchase. The parts would be bought from either PC Case Gear and shipped or from MSY and picked up directly, depending on the price.

If you have a suggestion to change / add a part, please do say so.

Coolermaster RC-371

i5 3570K

Powercolor Radeon HD 7850 2GB

Gigabyte GA-H77-D3H-MVP

1TB Western Digital Black (WD1002FAEX)

Kingston ValueRAM 2x4GB kit 1333MHz DDR3 (KVR1333D3N9K2/8G)

Thermaltake Litepower 700W

DVD Drive:
Samsung 24x DVD Drive (SH-224BB/BEBS)

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

I'm also using a D-Link DWA-131 Wireless N Nano Adapter for wireless internet once the computer is all set up and running. Not too flash on wireless connections with desktops, so I'm not too sure about this one. Wired connections are the last resort but it is preferred to have wireless.

Thanks for any help, it's really appreciated.
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  1. yep looks good, just fix that mobo and get the z77 extreme 4 instead
  2. I wouldn't go for that power supply either though. Thermaltake doesnt churn out the best units out there.
  3. oh wow yeah your right
    get this its just as powerfull and will last you much longer(upgrade to the 750 or 850 if you want, i use the 850 and i love it)
  4. Thanks for the help guys.

    The problem is if I were to use the PSU you highlighted it'd be twice the price of the one I have. I've been personally using a Litepower 700W for about 2 years now, and its still working perfectly fine. Is there any other PSU you could recommend for a bit cheaper?
  5. I'd also suggest a better psu. One of these for a one gpu setup
    xfx pro550w
    corsair cx500w

    One of these if you plan to crossfire later
    corsair tx650
    corsair tx750
    A good 650w psu would be enough for a hd 7850 cf setup but the corsair tx750 is only $5 more so you should probably get that one.
  6. My bad you live in Australia. I'll try and find something for you.
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  8. oh nice... just i think he should get corsair there psu's are phenomenal
  9. Best answer selected by jD529.
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