Hey guys! I'm considering buying a new computer, was just wondering if everything was compatible. So I've already checked a bunch of stuff, and I know my RAM is compatible with my CPU and motherboard, I know my hard-drive is compatible with my motherboard, my DVD drive is the most generic piece of junk, i'm sure that'll work, my PSU is fine. Is there anything else I should check to make sure it's compatible before I buy? OBVIOUSLY, the CPU and motherboard, have to be compatible, as well as the mother-board and graphics card. The issue with that one is I'm a little too stupid to know how to check myself. Would anyone be able to help specifically with those 3 pieces? <3
ASUS S1155 ATX P8Z77-V-PRO Motherboard
Intel S1155 Core i5 3570 3.40Ghz Quad Core CPU
NVIDIA GTX650Ti 1GB ASUS PCIe Video Card
Anyway, thanks for any help you give, appreciated!
Interesting... I'm kind of a newbie to this, so all the help is welcomed. And no, it's not a $500 budget, it's a $1000 budget. And since I'm not upgrading, I'm buying a new system, HDD, RAM, a case, etc, etc, must also be taken into account. ALSO, I live in Australia, so shipping could cost more from American retailers, ASSUMING they'll even ship here. Nevertheless, why aren't expensive motherboards necessary? I've noticed a lot of compatibility issues with cheaper boards, like not being able to handle decent GPUs, or CPUs, or high RAM speeds. I dunno, like I said, I'm a newbie. Maybe I'm just retarded... thanks Camohanna!
EDIT: Oh, and I'm not too interested in overclocking.