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How do i know that all my computer components will fit together?

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March 2, 2013 3:27:08 AM

I'm a first time computer builder and i'm not sure if all of them will fit together. I also want to stay around a $1500 price range. Thanks!
-Intel Core i5 3570K CPU

-Corsair H80 CPU Cooler (liquid cooling)

-Asus P8z77-V Motherboard

-Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 16GB Ram
Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Hard Drive

-Intel 520 Series 120GB SSD

-XFX AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition GPU.

-Corsair 650d mid tower case

-Thermaltake Smart Series 850W PSU
Thanks again!!!
a b B Homebuilt system
March 2, 2013 3:33:35 AM

its compatible, but if you are getting all of this for 1500 in USD in U.S stores, then theres something wrong somewhere.
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 2, 2013 3:33:41 AM

edit: double post remove please
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 2, 2013 3:35:39 AM

Yeah, this should not close close to 1.5k
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March 2, 2013 3:36:41 AM

im getting a lot of parts from friends and on ebay
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a b B Homebuilt system
March 2, 2013 3:43:43 AM

All new build that is only different in MB with less IO and a cheaper case
Otherwise much better bang for buck

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($223.79 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.48 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage: Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($94.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($234.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($52.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1007.19
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-02 00:43 EST-0500)
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March 2, 2013 3:50:34 AM

Go with 16 GB of ram and a larger SSD. Also check out the ASRock series as they include a tune utility to use your extra ram as a Ramdisk. It's a noticable difference and allows you to move your page file to ram instead of caching off the SSD (wear) or using the slow 2TB. If you are sold on the Asus you can also pick up some other programs to manage the Ramdisk but they aren't as slick, at least in my opinion.
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March 2, 2013 3:58:51 AM

Best answer selected by sktbrdr360.
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