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New System Build_HELP PLEASE !!

Robopimp

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Processor Intel Core i7 3770K
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V Pro
Cooling Corsair Hydro H80
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB @ 1866MHz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Windforce 3X GTX 670 2GB
Storage Seagate 1TB @ 7200 RPM
Display(s) 27" Viewsonic VX2753mh-LED Full HD
Case NZXT Phantom Full Tower (White)
Power Supply Corsair TX850 V2
Software Win7 Professional SP1 x64
#1
Hello everyone,

I'm going to build my first Gaming desktop and of course I'm kinda scared. If someone could help me it would be awesome. Some tutorial or video, anything that can help. I have the technical knowledge needed but not the experience since my area is software XD

These are the specs (already ordered):

(Case) NZXT Phantom Full Tower
(CPU) Intel 3rd Gen. Core i7 3770k
(CPU Liq. Cooler) Corsair Hydro H80
(Main HDD) Seagate 1TB
(MOBO) ASUS P8Z77-V Pro
(RAM) Corsair Vengance 16GB DDR3-1866MHz
(PSU) Corsair TX850 V2
(CPU Paste) Thermaltake
(Optical) ASUS Blu-Ray
(GPU) Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 Windforce 3X (maybe SLI in the future)

My biggest concern is how to connect the PSU to the MOBO and its components (e.g. GPU). Which PSU connectors should I use, which not, etc.

Thanks for the help guys :)
 
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#2
The manuals/instructions included are more than enough to help you. That's why they're included with the things you bought in the first place. :p
 
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#3
Yeah, like entropy said, the motherboard comes with instructions for hooking up everything to it. The plugs are made so they can only be plugged into where they are suppose to be plugged into. Take your time, read the instructions carefully, look at what your doing before you do it. You do that, you'll be ok.

BTW, if you have any questions while assembling your computer, take a break and post your question here. We'll be more than glad to answer your questions.
 
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Storage 120GB Corsair Force GT
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#4
Agreed with everyone above. When I built my first computer, I relied on the motherboard manual and some common sense. With stuff like the liquid cooling, yes my first build ever I put a custom loop through, you can read or ask around.

Good luck. Reading it and doing it yourself is always rewarding.
 

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How on Earth did you manage to get a GTX670...
 
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#7
nice build, great cpu/gpu combination, like many said instructions do help a lot... do read them if its ur first time... youtube is good too
 

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Video Card(s) Gigabyte Windforce 3X GTX 670 2GB
Storage Seagate 1TB @ 7200 RPM
Display(s) 27" Viewsonic VX2753mh-LED Full HD
Case NZXT Phantom Full Tower (White)
Power Supply Corsair TX850 V2
Software Win7 Professional SP1 x64
#8
Thanks everyone, really appreciate the quick replies :D its just like I said, its my 1st build so Im kinda nervous and don't wanna mess things up, but I'll definitely look at the instructions hehehe XD
If I have any questions I'll ask you guys :) and if any of you have some software questions please feel free to ask or message me :)
 

Robopimp

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System Name Phantom FX
Processor Intel Core i7 3770K
Motherboard ASUS P8Z77-V Pro
Cooling Corsair Hydro H80
Memory Corsair Vengeance 16GB @ 1866MHz
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Windforce 3X GTX 670 2GB
Storage Seagate 1TB @ 7200 RPM
Display(s) 27" Viewsonic VX2753mh-LED Full HD
Case NZXT Phantom Full Tower (White)
Power Supply Corsair TX850 V2
Software Win7 Professional SP1 x64
#9
How on Earth did you manage to get a GTX670...
I don't have it yet, but I think Tigerdirect and CompUSA have them online, personally Im waiting for Newegg since its a little cheaper + I got free shipping :D