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Building a Gaming rig: Are these parts compatible?

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January 4, 2013 10:11:12 PM

Hi everyone. I am building my first gaming rig. I just wanted to know if all of these parts are compatible before I put it together so I can see which ones I have to return. If there are incompatible parts, please suggest a replacement that is compatible, for it would be extremely appreciated.

CPU: Intel Core i5-3550 Quad-Core Processor 3.3 GHz 6 MB Cache LGA 1155 - BX80637I53550

Motherboard: MSI Computer Corp. DDR3 1600 Intel LGA 1155 Motherboards (Z77A-G43)

Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 SUPERCLOCKED 2048MB GDDR5 DVI HDMI DP Graphics Card 02G-P4-2662-KR

RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) 240-Pin DDR3 Memory Kit for Core i3, i5, i7 and Platforms SDRAM CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9

Hard Drive: WD Blue 1 TB Desktop Hard Drive: 3.5 Inch, 7200 RPM, SATA III, 64 MB Cache - WD10EZEX

PSU: Here is where I have to decide between

Corsair CX750 Builder Series ATX 80 PLUS Bronze Certified Power Supply
or
Corsair Enthusiast Series TX 750 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze (TX750)

Thanks to anyone who answers in advance!

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 5, 2013 1:02:19 AM

I see no issues get this power supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and here the best building pc tutorial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea_bs5G1yYU
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January 5, 2013 1:18:34 AM

that is the exact same psu
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January 5, 2013 1:46:12 AM

So my graphics card and my cpu won't bottleneck, right?
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 5, 2013 1:50:40 AM

Hlau95 said:
So my graphics card and my cpu won't bottleneck, right?


No chance. Pretty sure that CPU wont bottleneck any GPU.
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January 5, 2013 1:50:58 AM

No your fine no bottleneck
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January 5, 2013 1:51:59 AM

Ok great. Thanks so much everyone for their answers and suggestions! I guess this is the place I will come to when I need help.
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January 5, 2013 1:53:26 AM

Best answer selected by Hlau95.
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 5, 2013 1:59:02 AM

No problem.Your welcome.
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