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February 22, 2013 11:48:35 AM

Is this build compatible/a good build? If not, what parts do i need to replace to make it compatible or better?

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Fb5e
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Fb5e/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Fb5e/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z75 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($76.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.99 @ Compuvest)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($297.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: NZXT Source 220 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Cooler Master eXtreme Power 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($61.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $804.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-22 08:47 EST-0500)

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February 22, 2013 5:07:59 PM

Ditch that psu, it's garbage, get the xfx 550 core edition in newegg, it's at 41$ after ap and mir.
Get this : http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Fb2u

Get the cpu here : http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=75435&promoid=1302
Get the ram here : http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=74758&promoid=1321
The hdd : http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=74462&promoid=1302
or http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=70854&promoid=1302
If you mind the rebate, get this case : http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=76376&promoid=1302
You'll get free shipping with more than 100$ in the cart, with those two, you'll get it.
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February 23, 2013 4:04:17 AM

I definitely agree with djangoringo that the PSU is crap. You also don't need RAM that fast. For Ivy Bridge it has to be 1.5V.
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