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I'm looking to build a gaming computer and I was concerned as to whether or not all the parts that I'm thinking about getting will work together.

NZXT Phantom 410 Series CA-PH410-R1 Red Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

AMD Athlon X4 860k with AMD quiet cooler Quad-Core Socket FM2+ 95W

I'm looking to build a gaming computer and I was concerned as to whether or not all the parts that I'm thinking about getting will work together.

NZXT Phantom 410 Series CA-PH410-R1 Red Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

AMD Athlon X4 860k with AMD quiet cooler Quad-Core Socket FM2+ 95W AD860KXBJASBX Desktop Processor

GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-USB3 Socket AM3+/ AMD 760G Motherboard

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO – CPU Cooler with 120 mm PWM Fan

Corsair Xms Ram Module 8 Gb (2 * 4 Gb) Ddr3 Sdram 1333 Mhz Ddr3-1333/pc3 10666 Non-ecc Unbuffered 240-pin Dimm

ZOTAC GeForce GT 730 DirectX 12 (feature level 11_0) ZT-71115-20L 4GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 (x8

Antec EarthWatts Green EA-380D Green 380W Continuous power ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified

SAMSUNG 850 EVO 2.5" 120GB SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) MZ-75E120B/AM

Seagate Constellation ES ST1000NM0011 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Hard


I don't know if I'm missing anything so please tell me if I am.

Other answer:

Chris Hale:
Okay, so I listed all of your parts on PcPartPicker, and I came up with this configuration:

This configuration costs $737, and it won't even work, because you've chosen parts that aren't even compatible with each other (i.e. the CPU and the motherboard). Plus you've chosen stupidly expensive parts.

You've chosen a Samsung EVO SSD, which is one of the most expensive brands on the market. And there is no more than 5% difference in performance between the most expensive and cheapest SSD's.

You've somehow chosen a 1TB Seagate Enterprise drive, the type of drive that Seagate sells for a premium to businesses who use these on servers which need to be up 24/7. So you're obviously paying a premium for this, and you can easily find another drive for the same price and performance with twice the capacity.

You've also chosen an Athlon 860K, which is an out of production model, which AMD no longer makes and has replaced with newer faster parts like the 870K and 880K. So you're paying a premium for the 860K because it's now out of production.

And then in the meantime, you're cheaping out on the power supply and the video card, which is the most important thing for a gaming rig. The GT 730 is so bad that you're literally better off with AMD's onboard graphics. If you don't care about graphics, then you might as well save the cost of the video card and go with an AMD A10-7890K because its graphics are as good this POS.

Here's a much better build, which should cost the same ($737) or less than your build:

Here's the parts I replaced. Replaced Athlon 860K with 880K, which was cheaper and faster. Replaced the motherboard with something that actually works with that processor. Replaced the DDR3-1333 RAM with the same amount of DDR3-2400 RAM, for only a few bucks more. Replaced the Samsung SSD with a Crucial SSD with 525GB rather than 120GB, for much less price than your original. Replaced the 1TB Seagate with a 3TB Seagate for less cost as well. Replaced the 2GB GT 730 with a much newer faster 4GB RX 470, which is literally 8x faster (! Replaced the dinky little 380W PSU with a new one rated to 500W. And the whole thing costs $710, more than $25 *less* than your previous configuration!

Andy L:
Motherboard and cpu are not compatible, and in build for gaming, I would not choose any of the parts you selected.
The key part, that GT 730 with 4GB DDR3 is called a V1 version.
It is a little lower in performance than GT 710 V2 and both are in line with intel integrated graphics.
The 4GB ram is only DDR3. 1GB GDDR5 is 35% stronger gaming.

You can keep seeing configurations, but, you need to start with some clear info.
Your country, your budget, and your plan to get WIndows operating system.
Disk retail is US$90, license and download is about $25. Anything non-Genuine can be trouble.
Are you looking for upgrade capable for performance at the price?

I would rather not make a perfect part list for the USA at a certain price, to find you are a different country where parts are all different and a different price range.
GTX 1050 releases soon. 6x the graphics processing…
Corsair CX500 is the current sale in the USA for power supplies.
$30 after rebate for a couple of days…

Anyway, I'd be happy to optimize a list, and suggest you strike everything and start again.
Must know a country to start.

Robert J:
Forget anything to do with Socket FM2 or A-series CPUs for gaming machines.

The motherboard is a Socket AM3+ type and you need an AM3+ CPU to fit it – eg. an FX-8350

As another answer says, the GT730 is not a gaming-grade card. You need a GTX series – and note the last two digits in an nvidia type number are more important that the 100s.

A GTX950 or something comparable is absolutely the minimum practical card to call it a "gaming machine".………

A better motherboard with a 970 or 990 chipset would also be more practical.

The motherboard and processor will not work together, you have an FM socket processor and an AM3+ motherboard. You need to change one of them to match the other. That is also an old motherboard, a 970 model would be a much better choice.

The power supply is at the very low end, you need to make sure it can power the system including your choice of (low end) video card. Most builds for a gaming PC will want at least a 500 watt power supply.

Looks like it would run, but for gaming not unless its on facebook. gt 730 is a horrendous video card. nvidia gtx 1050 or amds rx 460, anything less is just simply a waste of money. cutting it pretty close with that power supply, id get 500 watt min.

intel CPU would also be better, you could build a Pentium system for the same price