First build.. Compatibility? Tags: Build Gaming Compatibility Systems Last response: January 22, 2013 1:03 AM in Systems Share mtowns January 22, 2013 12:46:15 AM This will be my first build, are all the parts compatible? Does it look ok for my first gaming build? http://pcpartpicker.com/p/yT5w More about : build compatibility | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to mtowns Register or log in to remove Outlander_04 Gaming Expert January 22, 2013 12:56:07 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 | Report abuse Reply to Outlander_04 Outlander_04 Gaming Expert January 22, 2013 12:58:09 AM Windows 8 instead of 7 too | Report abuse Reply to Outlander_04 strife_ff7 January 22, 2013 1:03:12 AM Get this PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Microcenter) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.98 @ NCIX US) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US) Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg) Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($67.41 @ Mac Connection) Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US) Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC) Total: $890.30 (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. | Report abuse Reply to strife_ff7 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>First build.. Compatibility?> Related ressources: ForumFirst Build Compatibility Check Please ForumCompatibility check on first home build ForumFirst build compatibility check ForumFirst time build , advice & compatibility check please? ForumNeed Advice for first build on buying and compatibility ForumFirst build - Need advice & compatibility check ForumFirst computer build compatibility check ForumMy First Build , Opinions/ Compatibility Check ForumFIRST BUILD help needed, compatibility and dual Boot ForumCompatibility Check, First Build . ForumCompatibility question for first build Forum$3k Plus First Time Build Compatibility and Advice ForumFirst Build Compatibility / Parts Check (under $600) ForumFirst build compatibility questions Forum$2000 - First Build - Compatibility Help ForumFinal compatibility check for my first build ForumFirst build compatibility check ForumFirst build , Compatibility question and rating. ForumCompatibility of parts for low end first build ForumCpu/Gpu/Motherboard Suggestion More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !