Will these parts work well together? opinions welcome!


Sep 5, 2011
• Case-IN WIN Dragon Rider Black 1.0 - 0.8mm SECC Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
o http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811108376 141.99
• Processor- Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I5250
o http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115073 209.99
• Hard drive- SAMSUNG EcoGreen F4 HD204UI 2TB 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
o http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152245 79.99
• RAM- CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145347 104.99
Motherboard- ASUS P8P67 DELUXE (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131701 224.99
Wireless adapter- Linksys WMP600N Wireless Adapter with Dual-Band IEEE 802.11a/b/g, IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0 PCI WEP, WPA & WPA2 Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124342 49.99
Graphics Card- XFX HD-695X-CDDC Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150548 289.99
Power supply- CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020 84.99
CD Reader- SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B – OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118031 16.99
Keyobard/Mouse- Logitech MK520 USB RF Wireless Ergonomic Desktop
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126192 49.99

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Thanks so much


Sep 5, 2011
Fair point haha, sorry yes I am looking to design a gaming computer.. This is the first time I've actually attempted to build a desktop from scratch.. So it'll take me a while to catch onto things haha.. Thanks!


Sep 5, 2011
If the graphics card is the problem, how bout this one instead?http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121467

Approximate Purchase Date: (e.g.: this week (the closer the better))

Budget Range: somewhere around 1,500$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming! school projects and other misc.

Parts Not Required: I plan on using my flat screen tv as my computer monitor, everything else i need (casing, power supply, wireless keyboard/mouse)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I have mainly used Newegg.com for my searches

Country of Origin: I'm from the U.S.A.

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: whatever works best for gaming

Overclocking: why not?

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: (1080i/p since i'm utilizing my tv monitor

Additional Comments: none


Motherboard: ASRock Extreme 3 or 4 GEN3 (P67 or Z68)
CPU: i5-2500k
GPU: 560Ti/6950 or 570/6970
PSU: 500w/650w for single card or 750w/850 for SLI/Crossfire
RAM: 8GB (2x4GB) 1600MHz 1.5v CL9
HDD: Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB (get 2 and RAID 0 if you want more space)
Optical Drive: DVD-RW
Case: Of your choice :) Almost any mid/full Tower ATX