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Is this build ok?

By pctobeupgraded
Jan 30, 2010
  1. pctobeupgraded

    pctobeupgraded TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

    ok so 650tx is good enought is i wanna upgrade right?
     
  2. pctobeupgraded

    pctobeupgraded TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

    and yes im gonna oc my intel 2.66ghx to 4.01hgz
     
  3. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    I feel that the Arctic Cooling will suffice. However, I would ask you to look at the Xigmatek HDT S1283. LGA 1156 brackets are separately available for this cooler. It is one of the finest air cooling solutions you'll find in the market.

    The 650TX is fine enough unless you want more than 2 GPUs on your machine.
     
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,951   +731

  5. pctobeupgraded

    pctobeupgraded TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

  6. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,951   +731

    Looks fine- should make a nice build.
    Case and PSU aren't to my taste -but thats just subjective and personal bias.
    OCZ have the RAM as compatible with the motherboard -so all good
    Incidentally Asus' QVL is it's usual threadbare self. The closest they have on their list is
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231188
    qualified as a tri-channel but same modules.

    Good luck with the build
     
  7. Ritwik7

    Ritwik7 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,288   +7

    I can't agree with the motherboard and RAM.

    I think it would be better if you get yourself a 790X/FX/GX board. They are much better overclockers. I would personally suggest the MSI GD70. It's expensive but you could get the Phenom II X4 955 BE processor instead and save some cash.

    As for the memory, the G.Skill I linked to is a better module.
     
  8. pctobeupgraded

    pctobeupgraded TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

    i guess i build is ok and the motherboard have very good reviews and m ram too so i cant complain and its very cheap i live in peru and a company can ship the package for 150 bucks so...
     
  9. pctobeupgraded

    pctobeupgraded TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 81

  10. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,485   +233

    I recommend checking the BIOS version of the motherboard when you get it and upgrade it to the F6 version or higher if it isn't already. The F6 BIOS is the first one to support your processor.
     
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