Hey, so its my first time building a pc & i need help on the parts
parts as follows
ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional AMD 990FX
AMD Bulldozer FX-8 Eight Core 8150 Black Edition 3.60Ghz
HIS HD 7950 IceQ
G.Skill RipJawsZ 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1866MHz
Corsair Hydro H100i
Aerocool Strike-X 800W '80 Plus Silver
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB SATA 6Gb/s 32MB Cache
OCZ Agility 3 60GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Hard Drive
ok so thats the list :P what i need to know is will it all work together will i have any problems? all so will this system bottle neck?
i am looking for a PC that can handle video editing big C4D files & gaming, i spec'd this system up as i was going to get a m18x alienwere but there prices are some what over the top and i am looking for a good pc that can game and render at the same time.
Answer by roguekiller23231 · Nov 27, 2012 at 03:11 AM
Motherboards supported CPU's, without knowing all the info on the CPU i'm not sure if it's compatable. but there is a 3.6Ghz AMD bulldozer on the list which might be that CPU.
Graphics card will work
CPU cooler will work on AM3
RAM will work
PSU will work
HDD will work
SSD will work
what case are you getting, the graphics card will be a long one, dont forget a copy of windows and a DVD drive if your planning on installing windows from disk.
if your going to be gaming and video editing, 1TB HDD will probably not be enough, i would go for a 2TB,
i would also change the ram to 2 8GB sticks so you have room to add more if it's not enough.
Answer by catchatyou · Nov 27, 2012 at 09:32 AM
Everything looks like it should go together fine. I am concerned about your water cooling, because if this is your first build, you might want to avoid that unless you absolutely know what you're doing.
If you haven't already bought the parts, I'd suggest upgrading the CPU from the FX-8150 to the FX-8320 or FX-8350, because it's a newer architecture, and Piledriver (2nd Generation AMD CPUs) have better single threaded support which will be good for applications not coded to take advantage of all of the cores.
Answer by Billtopia · Nov 27, 2012 at 01:31 PM
I would recommend that since the mobo supports a raids array, that for the increased Fisk speed and capacity that you get several hard drives and put them in a raid... Win 8 will even but of gpt partitions I uefi mode so the while system will get a boost
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