New Gaming Build.....please help on incompatible Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 7, 2013 12:16 AM in Systems Share sculliondr January 6, 2013 11:45:48 PM Approximate Purchase Date: Already started build Budget Range: $600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and Home Theatre Location: USA Overclocking: No SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 46" Samsung 1080 HDTV Additional Comments: Already started the build, waiting on buying the motherboard and CPU. I am just concerned the MOBO will not be able to process the i5 Ivy bridge CPU. CPU: i5 3470 $179.99 MOBO: MSI H61M-P31/W8 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $49.99 RAM: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $35.57 HDD:Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $64.99 GPU: XFX Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card $172.08 Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion ATX Mid Tower Case $59.99 PSU: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V $59.99 $600 I am just concerned the MOBO will not be able to process the i5 Ivy bridge CPU? More about : gaming build incompatible johnsonjohnson January 7, 2013 12:16:14 AM Hi. Go with a H77 motherboard instead so you'll have USB 3.0 too. ASRock H77M http://www.amazon.com/dp/B007OCJWTM/ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNew gaming build advice, how can I reduce costs? ForumNew Build...PLEASE HELP ! ForumNEW BUILD...Please Give me ur Input Guys!! Thanks!! ForumNew build help /advice please! ASAP!! ForumCan I Get Your Feedback on This Gaming Build...Please ForumAdvice Needed on New Build...Please ForumNew System Build--Please rate ForumAnother new build...Please let me know where I fall short ForumNeed help with this incompatible drivers Forum1st time build-please help with components b4 my head explodes ForumRate my HTPC build....please ForumPS3 80GB backwards incompatible with new LED TV ? Forum1'st Build....Please Advice :) Forumrefund for games incompatible w/ new phone ForumFirst High End Build....Please Help ..!!! Forum7800GT Geforce incompatible with Dual Core Processor? HELP ! ForumPCI compatibility question ForumWill my new future build work together :) ForumFirst Gaming Build - Budget of Around $1100 Forum[Solved] Can someone Please tell me how I could improve my build? (First post) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !