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Old 05-28-2012, 05:58 AM   #1
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About to order these parts on newegg.com for a gaming computer please check that everything is compatible or if you have any suggestions.

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost)
Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52500
Video Card: EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Power Supply: RAIDMAX Hybrid 2 RX-630SS 630W
Newegg.com - RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-630SS 630W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Power Supply, New Version with Build-in LED Fan On/Off Switch
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-pin DDR3
Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Motherboard: ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM (REV 3.0) LGA 1155
Newegg.com - ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Hard Drive: OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD3-2VTX 120G 3.5" 120GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227590
Case
: Rosewill Challenger Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Newegg.com - Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan

I have windows vista OS on my current computer if i put that hard drive in this build using SATA i would be ok right?
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Old 05-28-2012, 09:46 AM   #2
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If you format that drive and use it as the data disk, it will be fine.
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I'd suggest an Ivy Bridge processor instead, but it doesn't matter that much. Also, do you know that motherboard is a micro mobo?
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Old 05-28-2012, 04:19 PM   #4
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I made changes to the motherboard and power supply, and processor tell me what you think.

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost)
Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2000 BX80623I52500
Or
Intel core i5-3550 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116505

Video Card: EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Power Supply
: Cougar A-Series a560
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817553009

Motherboard
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Intel BOXDH77KC LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813121599
or should i go with
Biostar TZ77XE3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138355

RAM
: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-pin DDR3
Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Hard Drive: OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD3-2VTX 120G 3.5" 120GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227590
Case
: Rosewill Challenger Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Newegg.com - Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan
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Old 05-28-2012, 04:57 PM   #5
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This is what i am going to order everything is compatible right? Tell me what you think

CPU: Intel core i5-3550 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost
Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-3550 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53550
Video Card: EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Power Supply
: Cougar A-Series a560
Newegg.com - COUGAR A-Series A560 (CGR B3-560) 560W ATX12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Ultra Quiet Power Supply

Motherboard
: BIOSTAR TZ77B LGA 1155 Intel Z77
Newegg.com - BIOSTAR TZ77B LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
or should i go with
Intel BOXDH77KC LGA 1155
Newegg.com - Intel BOXDH77KC LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

RAM
: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-pin DDR3
Newegg.com - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL
Hard Drive: OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD3-2VTX 120G 3.5" 120GB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227590
Case
: Rosewill Challenger Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Newegg.com - Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm Fan, 1x Rear 120mm Fan, option Fans-2x Side 120mm Fan
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