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Old 06-13-2011, 03:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Building my first PC

Hi Everyone! I am building my first pc and just want to make sure all the parts I have selected will work together. Please let me know if they are all compatible, If I have everything that I need, and how much performance I should be able to squeeze out of this rig.(I am intentionally leaving out the mouse,keyboard, and thermal paste because they are pretty universal)
Here are the specifics:
Case: Antec 300
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 black edition
Motherboard: MSI 890FXA-GD65
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master DK9-7G52A-0L-GP
GPU: XFX HD687AZNFC Radeon HD 6870
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"
DVD Burner: ASUS 24X
Power Supply: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500-Watt
Monitor:ASUS VH236H Black 23" 2ms Full HD Widescreen LCD

That is all Let me know if I need extra cables or if you think I would do well to get extra fans etc.

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Old 06-14-2011, 07:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What RAM are you using?

Also, I'd go with this PSU instead.
Originally Posted by RichM499 View Post
I agree. You should see the Phenom III x12 I am beta testing. It's running @ 6.2ghz. It literally sends so much information to the ram that Smurfs jump out and punch me in the face.
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