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December 29, 2012 6:00:17 PM

Hello, I am making my first build and would like someone to check over the parts listed to make sure they are all compatible.

Graphics Card- GIGABYTE GV-R787OC-2GD Radeon HD 7870

CPU-Intel Core i5-3330

SSD-Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC

HDD-Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB

RAM-G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin

Motherboard-GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD3H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX

Case-LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Power Supply-SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE


Any suggestions or tips would be greatly appreciated

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December 29, 2012 6:03:16 PM
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They're compatible yes, but I'd rather get the i5-3470 over the 3330. Also 64GB SSDs aren't really worth purchasing when you can get a good 128GB SSD for less than $100.
December 29, 2012 6:11:31 PM

Thanks for the quick reply! Is the 128GB SSD going to make a noticeable performance difference?
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December 29, 2012 6:26:18 PM

Best answer selected by thatdamheathen.
December 29, 2012 10:45:19 PM

thatdamheathen said:
Thanks for the quick reply! Is the 128GB SSD going to make a noticeable performance difference?


It's not the performance that's the issue - it's the capacity. 64GB won't give you a lot of breathing room after Windows install, the swap file, and all your programs are installed.
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