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(Solved) - Budget Gaming Build, is everything compatible and good

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  • Started 2 years ago by jake8257
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jake8257
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CPU: intel core i3-3220 ivy bridge
Graphics Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850
Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-H61M-DS2 LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB Hard Drive
Power Supply: Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W Power Supply
Case: Antec Three Hundred Case
Memory: PNY Optima DDR3 1333MHz 8GB (2x4GB) RAM

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ronniesonora
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jake8257, your mother board is a PCI Express 2.0 x16 and your graphics card is a PCI Express 3.0 x16

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jake8257
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thanks for the answer. im new to PC, and how do you know what PCI type motherboard or graphics card you have?

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ronniesonora
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Look here under "details" then "expansion slots" http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....icro%20ATX and http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6814102984

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jake8257
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thanks, and everything else seems to be good?

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ronniesonora
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I know it's all about budget but Cooler Master eXtreme (only use 75% of labeled wattage) Check this for the good and bad in PSU. http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

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raphoenix
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ENSURE any Motherboard and all components are [ WINDOWS 8 READY with Assured Compatibility ] !!

EXAMPLE OF PRODUCT:

http://www.asus.com/Motherboar.....7V_DELUXE/

No use wasting money on old hardware that won't run latest's O/Ses.

Rick P.

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omgitzrj
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lololol Nice computer jake

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