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February 13, 2013 1:27:10 AM

Hey guys, I'm trying to build a budget gaming desktop with a range of 700-1000. I picked out the parts that I wanted to get and I just wanted to make sure if these are compatible before ordering them.

This is my system build from Part picker:

CPU: Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4GHz LGA 1155 Processor

CPU cooler: Hyper 212 Plus Universal CPU Cooler

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Z77 ATX Intel Motherboard

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

Graphics card: ASUS HD7870-DC2-2GD5-V2 Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

Storage: SanDisk ReadyCache SDSSDRC-032G-G26 2.5" 32GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) for Windows 7-based PCs
(I'm going to get another HDD for my files, but this is just for my OS)

PSU: Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-750 750W

Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower

I just wanted to know if they're compatible! Thanks guys!

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February 13, 2013 1:38:58 AM

Do you plan to crossfire?

Get the 7870 XT. It's really nice and better than the 7870 and not much more expensive.
February 13, 2013 1:43:09 AM

compatible :) , but there are a bit improvement if you want to hear
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February 13, 2013 1:54:39 AM

Thanks! And sure, im definitely open to suggestions.

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February 13, 2013 2:03:39 AM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: A-Data Premier Pro SP600 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Rosewill BlackHawk ATX Mid Tower Case ($72.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $856.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-12 23:01 EST-0500)

i am sure you want 212 evo, not plus :)  different base plate
and trust me, 32 ssd isnt enough as OS partition will grow with os update, cache, and program
i replaced it with 64 ssd, i strongly suggest you to go with 128GB samsung 830 though. you wont be dissappointed with it. if you havent used ssd before, you have to know that SSD musnt be filed above 80% capacity.

i see you stick with rosewill case+psu combination. but if you want to consider corsair case+psu pair with similar price, it is even better :) 
February 13, 2013 10:49:58 AM

Thanks a lot, I really appreciate it!
February 13, 2013 10:50:31 AM

Best answer selected by terictou.
February 13, 2013 10:52:12 AM

cutebeans said:
Do you plan to crossfire?

Get the 7870 XT. It's really nice and better than the 7870 and not much more expensive.

Ummm, I dont plan to crossfire, but ill definitely check out the graphics card though, thanks a lot!