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Just wanted to make sure there were no compatibility/things I should know before

#1CaelorumMorsPosted 9/5/2013 2:12:19 PM
I buy my new computer. I've check this board a bit and saw some build around my price range. I changed some stuff up so that I can make the most use of my Amazon Prime membership for the free 2day shipping. I just wanted to know if EVERYTHING I'll need (like cords and stuff?) will be in there, I wondered if this Case will work well, if 1 8gig ram is somehow worse than 2x 4 ram and that's pretty much it. I think it's relatively maxxed out in quality to dollar because of what others have already said to other users, but feel free to give any advice on that.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1AmSI

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: NZXT HAVIK 120 75.8 CFM CPU Cooler ($45.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($68.20 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($364.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Silverstone RL04W ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($61.24 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.49 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($90.88 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Acer G246HLAbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $1199.75
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#2CaelorumMors(Topic Creator)Posted 9/5/2013 2:13:39 PM
Also, a friend told me to be careful of static. Is there anything I should know/do while/before building?
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#3TheFeshPincePosted 9/5/2013 2:17:06 PM(edited)
Nice build. You can wait until that MSi video card goes on sale. I've seen it for $300 recently.

When putting it together, just make sure you touch the case (bare metal part) periodically before and during the build as to not build up static electricity in your body.
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#4TheFeshPincePosted 9/5/2013 2:35:44 PM
Also, yes, the motherboard and PSU will include all necessary cables.
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#5wildog2006Posted 9/5/2013 2:38:12 PM
I think i saw the XFX version of that card on newegg today for $279.
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#6CaelorumMors(Topic Creator)Posted 9/5/2013 3:48:21 PM
Didn't see the XFX for cheap, but thanks for the tip.

Also thanks for the info friend.