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First build.. Compatibility?
Jan 22, 2013, 12:46 AM
This will be my first build, are all the parts compatible?
Does it look ok for my first gaming build?
Jan 22, 2013
first build compatibility
Jan 22, 2013, 12:56 AM
It all works
The 560ti is an out dated graphics card . For less $ you can have a Radeon 7850 that performs better
You only need a 500 watt psu too
Jan 22, 2013, 12:58 AM
Windows 8 instead of 7 too
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Jan 22, 2013, 1:03 AM
PCPartPicker part list
Price breakdown by merchant
Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor
($219.99 @ Newegg)
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard
($114.99 @ Microcenter)
G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
($40.98 @ NCIX US)
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
($69.99 @ NCIX US)
HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card
($209.99 @ Newegg)
Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case
($67.41 @ Mac Connection)
XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer
($22.98 @ Newegg)
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-21 22:00 EST-0500)
Before you oc the cpu you need to add a cpu cooler like the cooler master hyper 212 evo.
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