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Hey, I'm about to build a new pc for someone I know and I'm pretty sure it's compatible, but I'd like a second opinion, and some suggestions would be nice too

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=24086648

And I already checked on MSI's website and the ram is good with the mobo. So am I missing anything or am I all good to go?
Edited by kyle7412 - 7/22/11 at 11:16pm
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What is this for? If it's for gaming then the GPU isn't enough.

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What is this for? If it's for gaming then the GPU isn't enough.

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its used mostly for photoshop/3d rendering, nothing like HD video but he's coming from an old P4 system with an fx5000 series GPU. Also will be doing some light gaming. He's perfectly happy with what he's got right now but XP has been giving him some problems lately, plus he can't do some stuff with his programs because of 3d limitations. So, he just decided it's time to get a new computer.
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Windows 7 pro 64 bit Samsung 27" 1920x1080 Saitek Eclipse II Corsair AX 850w 
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Ah ok

Well that will be a great upgrade for him, however, I would still have to recommend teh 2500k incase he decides to overclock.

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post #5 of 6
change gpu and cpu.. and ur good to go
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change gpu and cpu.. and ur good to go
why should he change his GPU and his CPU? What reasonable justification do you have for recommending that? Considering that he's upgrading for a reallly old machine he's probably going to be happy with an i3...

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