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Old 04-20-2011, 08:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The questions I have: (Gaming PC for Starcraft II. Sick of pulling up SC2 out of minimize and waiting 2 minutes)

1) Can I take ANYTHING from my old Computer? --> http://h20000.www2.h...ectID=c01301711 (Optical drive maybe?)

2) Are the parts below I have compatible?

3) Am I missing anything or would you suggest anything other than what I am going to buy?

Just Bought:

PSU: Corsair CMPSU-750TX 750-Watt TX Series 80 Plus Certified Power Supply (

GPU: Radeon 5770 Pcie 1GB GDDR5



CPU: Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core

Motherboard: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0

RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 x2

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1001FALS 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5

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Old 04-20-2011, 10:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Links Fixed!

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Old 04-20-2011, 10:17 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You need DDR3 ram: - G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

And wow, I think you picked the only 1155 socket mobo that supports 1156 cpus lol.
CPU: Intel Core i7 920
Ram: 12GB 1600 Mhz DDR3
Mobo: ASUS P6T
PSU: 750W PC Power & Cooling
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I don't think the ASRock P67 EXTREME4 will work with the intel i5 760.
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