My first build

This is my first gaming build I was just wondering if everything was compatible and any suggestions for better products for the money. i would like to not go above $1700. I have a mouse was thinking of getting a gaming keyboard but i dont know what one yet.
i wanted to do dual monitor in the future too so was wondering if i could do it with this video card. If you could i would appreciate a little knowledge on SSD's, like what there for i dont know much so anything would be appriciated.

CPU: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
CPU Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
Motherboard: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293
Memory: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231568
Storage: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840
Storage: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167122
Video Card: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162118
Case: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197
Power Supply: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
Optical Drive: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289
Monitor: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236059
Operating system: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
Total: 1633.88
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    This is my first gaming build I was just wondering if everything was compatible and any suggestions for better products for the money. i would like to not go above $1700. I have a mouse was thinking of getting a gaming keyboard but i dont know what one yet.
    i wanted to do dual monitor in the future too so was wondering if i could do it with this video card. If you could i would appreciate a little knowledge on SSD's, like what there for i dont know much so anything would be appriciated.

    CPU: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
    CPU Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
    Motherboard: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293
    Memory: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231568
    Storage: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840
    Storage: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167122
    Video Card: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162118
    Case: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197
    Power Supply: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
    Optical Drive: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289
    Monitor: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236059
    Operating system: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
    Total: 1633.88


    You got a pretty good build there..RAM is kind of overkill..n you will need to look at a different brand for the GPU..and maybe the SSD too..if you put this build together then i'm sure you can do some more research and clear everything out yourself..good luck with the build
  2. And also let us know what changes you make :)
  3. Quote:
    And also let us know what changes you make :)


    I was also looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127698 for the other video card idk if this is better. I would like your input and for the ssd i was thinking of just getting a 120gb instead of 180
  4. This is my first build just wanted to ask if everything was compatible, and good. This build is mostly for gaming and everyday use. If you guys think i should get any different parts then ive picked then just comment and tell me why unless its obvious. i have never done anything like this before so any input would be great. I already have a mouse and keyboard so i dont need them. Thanks for your time.

    Here's my build:
    CPU: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
    CPU Cooler: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103099
    Motherboard: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157293
    Memory: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231568
    Storage: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840
    Storage: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820167121
    Video Card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127698
    Case: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197
    Power Supply: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010
    Optical Drive: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289
    Monitor: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236059
    Operating system: www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
    Total: $1650.83
  5. Everything is compatible and looks great. Although, I'm going to still make a couple of recommendations. First off, I would definitely recommend you grab low profile RAM (short heatspreaders). This way, you won't run into clearance issues with your RAM and CPU cooler. Try this RAM...

    G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231546

    If you want to save some money without sacrificing much performance, I would suggest you grab the MSI GTX 670 Power edition instead of the 680.

    MSI N670 PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 670
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685&Tpk=msi%20gtx%20670%20pe

    Other than that, everything else looks like solid choices. Here's a SSD recommendation. You get more storage for the same price. And Adata is a highly reputable company. They make good quality hardware.

    ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C 2.5" 128GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820211596
  6. Nice build actually, there's nothing wrong with it.

    For the SSD replacement, pick this Samsung 840 Pro, it's the most reliable and fast SSD out there.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147192

    For the GPU, nothing wrong with it. The additional 7% performance increase from the GTX 670 to GTX 680 doesn't justify the additional $, the EVGA card looks sexy and there's no issues with it.
  7. DeusAres said:
    Everything is compatible and looks great. Although, I'm going to still make a couple of recommendations. First off, I would definitely recommend you grab low profile RAM (short heatspreaders). This way, you won't run into clearance issues with your RAM and CPU cooler. Try this RAM...

    G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231546

    If you want to save some money without sacrificing much performance, I would suggest you grab the MSI GTX 670 Power edition instead of the 680.

    MSI N670 PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 670
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685&Tpk=msi%20gtx%20670%20pe

    Other than that, everything else looks like solid choices. Here's a SSD recommendation. You get more storage for the same price. And Adata is a highly reputable company. They make good quality hardware.

    ADATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-128GM-C 2.5" 128GB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820211596



    Do you think i have to much ram? and i made the changes to the SSD, and with the graphics card will i notice the performance loss? Can i do dual monitor with this video card because i was thinking of doing it in the future.
  8. Well, for gaming, 16gb isn't needed. 8gb will be more than enough.

    And yes, you'll be able to run a dual monitor setup with the GTX 670. This particular GTX 670 is as strong as a GTX 680 out of the box. If you want, you could even overclock it farther. There's very little performance loss between the GTX 680 and the GTX 670. It won't be noticeable. The GTX 680 is primarily for bragging rights.
  9. DeusAres said:
    Well, for gaming, 16gb isn't needed. 8gb will be more than enough.

    And yes, you'll be able to run a dual monitor setup with the GTX 670. This particular GTX 670 is as strong as a GTX 680 out of the box. If you want, you could even overclock it farther. There's very little performance loss between the GTX 680 and the GTX 670. It won't be noticeable. The GTX 680 is primarily for bragging rights.



    alright thanks for the information i appreciate it.
  10. No problem; good luck with your build! :)
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