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Old 08-30-2012, 08:30 PM   #1
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Default First $800 Build Compatibility Confusion

Hi guys, this is my first build and through the power of the internet I have selected parts and finally made a build. I was just wondering if there is anything I have to change about the build or if anything is not compatible with each other. Should I change the PSU to 650W since there was a combo with my motherboard on newegg.ca(Newegg.ca - Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, Digital Cameras and more!). I was planning on using this computer for gaming, editing videos, burning & copying dvds and photoshop. I'm gonna start purchasing tomorrow so I'm just really anxious and unsure since I'm a 15 year old kid with no idea on how to build a computer.
Thank you a lot. Intel Core i5-3450, Sapphire Radeon HD 7870, Cooler Master HAF 912 - System Build - PCPartPicker Canada

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Old 08-31-2012, 04:02 AM   #2
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Default Re: First $800 Build Compatibility Confusion

all looks look.

600w will be fine.

Only real recommended change would be the I5 3570k if you can afford it. (not much more.

Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (BX80637I53570K) - PCPartPicker Canada

I5 3570k oc'd 4.3Ghz, CM hyper 212+cooler, Gskill 8gb 1600Mhz, Gigabyte 7970hd oc edition, msi z77a-g45. Samsung 830 256gb SSD, WD cavier black Hdds
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Old 08-31-2012, 11:15 AM   #3
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I agree, you should go for the 3570k if you can. Otherwise that's a pretty nice build you have there...
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