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Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 11, 12 at 12:57pm (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Hey guys! I'm new to this whole computer building stuff and was just curious if all of the pieces I want in my new computer will work together. Also, if you could point out things I'm missing, that would be great!

Motherboard: (Already Purchased) http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z77M_PRO/

RAM: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148477

Processor: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103889

Hard drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533

Video card: Open for suggestions. (Preferable cheap)

Case: (Already purchased) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

Thanks for the help guys!!!



Author:   Crusad3r
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 1:30am (PST)
Subject:   re: Compatibility check please
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Your motherboard and CPU aren't compatible. You have to find an Intel 1155 CPU (i.e. an i5) to put into that motherboard.

You're also missing a Power Supply Unit (PSU) and optic drive (unless you have an external one).



Author:   hiigaran
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 8:33am (PST)
Subject:   re: Compatibility check please
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^factoring on those, what is your budget? is this a gaming computer? anything else it may be used for? do you have a copy of windows?





Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 10:01am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Well I have somewhat of budget (mostly Christmas money), but it's supposed to be a gaming computer.



Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 10:01am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Oh, I can also get a free copy of windows 7.



Author:   Crusad3r
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 10:44am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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This is the equivalent priced CPU that is compatible with your motherboard
Power Supply
Optic Drive
Graphics card

I'm not too sure on the graphics card since I don't purchase AMD graphics cards, but they're definitely cheaper (and less powerful). Since you are presumably on a tight budget, I thought it could do.



Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 11:15am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Actually the graphics card and CPU I'm willing to spend extra on assuming I get the bang for my buck. I think I need a Nvidea to run Amnesia. Oh and I don't know if this makes or breaks anything but, I'm wanting to use an HDMI cord to run the system onto my TV.



Author:   Crusad3r
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 11:33am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Ok then

i5 2500k CPU $220
GTX 670 $380

Upper mid-range stuff.



Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 12:15pm (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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So about $700 more dollars to finish it up?
CPU + Graphics + power supply + disk drive.



Author:   Crusad3r
Date:   Nov 12, 12 at 11:11pm (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Yep, that sounds about right. Good luck on your build!





Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Nov 14, 12 at 9:54am (PST)
Subject:   Compatibility check please
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Thank you so much!!! I have only one more question: Can I put off getting the graphics card and still run the computer?



Author:   A Nerd 5
Date:   Jun 05, 13 at 2:33pm (PST)
Subject:   re: Compatibility check please
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Okay, I feel absolutely horrible necroing a thread like this but I've hit a hitch.. I don't expect a reply but if I get one, I'll be greatly appreciative!!

The original CPU I was going to buy was this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

But its dicontinued. So which one of these should I purchase?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116504
or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116899

Thanks Again!!


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