Compatibility for a motherboard and other parts

  Jetrax2000 20:58 08 Oct 13
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Hello, I am starting to build a custom pc, I was wondering if the Asus M5A99X Evo R2.0 Motherboard (AMD 990X/SB950, 4x DDR3, S-ATA 600, ATX, PCI-Express 2.0, USB 3.0, Network iControl, Windows 8 Ready, Socket AM3+)Would work with an Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-4670K (3.4GHz) 6MB Cache, Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit (KHX1600C9D3X2K2/8GX),EVGA GeForce GTX760 w/EVGA ACX Cooler 2GB GDDR5 256bit, Dual-Link DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI,DP, SLI Ready Graphics Card (02G-P4-2763-KR) Graphics Cards 02G-P4-2763-KR, Seagate 500GB Expansion USB 3.0 2.5" Portable Drive, Seagate ST31000524AS 3.5 inch 1TB Hard Drive (Serial-ATA, 6Gb/s, 32Mb, 7200RPM),LiteOn IHAS124-14 24x DVD±R, 8x DVD±DL, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, DVD-RAM x12, SATA, Black, OEM (times 2),Icy Box IB-864 Front Panel for 3.5 inch Bay with Card Reader and Multiport Hub - USB 2.0 / 3.0 (times 2), Corsair CP-9020053-UK RM Series RM550 80 Plus Gold 550W ATX/EPS Fully Modular Power Supply Unit, Cabling4Less IEC UK Mains Power Leads 2m (PW-20002), AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable 9.8 Feet/3.0 m Supports Ethernet / 3D / Audio Return (Newest Standard), and TRIXES Network CAT5e RJ45 Ethernet LAN Cable Patch Lead 50m, and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium w/SP1. If any of this is not compatible,or anything like that, please tell me, and if possible, please also tell me the next best thing. Thanks for reading, and hopefully helping me, Sam.

  Mr Mistoffelees 21:30 08 Oct 13

Without wading all the way through that wall of text, I can tell you, straight away, that you cannot use an Intel processor in a motherboard with a AMD chipset and processor socket.

  retep888™ 21:31 08 Oct 13

1.<< I was wondering if the Asus M5A99X Evo R2.0 Motherboard Would work with an Intel® Core™i5 Quad Core Processor i5-4670K >>

No, it won't. You'll need a Haswell socket 1150 motherboard.

2.8 GB of RAM is ok if only for gaming.

3.I'd recommend a 650W or more PSU for the GTX760.

4.If you can squeeze in a SSD within your budget as a booting device,you'll see a huge performance boost.

5.I didn't see any case included.

6.Wonder why you'd need a 50M ethernet cable?

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