building my first gaming pc, need help

(sorry for my bad english)
the title says it all
i want to build a gaming pc that cost around 600~700$
after some research i came up with these graphic card and cpu:
asus gtx 660 ti directcui 2
intel core i5 3570k
are these any good?what mobo should i choose
P.S:i already have a hard drive
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  1. why not the newer intel haswell? i5 4570K

    if you dont mind, please fill this form so we can help better suggesting build for you

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  2. thanks alot for fast answer
    Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: next few days

    Budget Range: 600~700

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, editing

    Are you buying a monitor: No

    Parts to Upgrade: only part i'm going to reuse is my sata hard drive (my pc is pretty old)

    Do you need to buy OS: no

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: im going to buy it from shop myself

    Location: kuala lumpur, malaysia
    Parts Preferences: im more an intel, nvidia person

    Overclocking: maybe in few years

    SLI or Crossfire: i really dont know (im new to these stuff, sorry)

    Your Monitor Resolution: i have 2 monitors:main is 1920x1080, second one is 1440x900

    And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: because of upcoming games like watch dogs etc, and i have a really crappy pc right now
  3. Best answer
    i hope it will help. find similar parts on your local store. maybe it will be more expensive tough

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4430 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($178.09 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: MSI B85-G41 PC Mate ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($79.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($255.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($42.55 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $661.27
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-08 14:06 EDT-0400)
  4. isnt core i5 3570k better?
    as it is unlocked and has higher clocking speed
    does it fit in that motherboard
  5. yes it is, i5 3570k is from intel previous 3th gen ivy bridge
    the newer one is i5 4670K from 4th gen

    if you can afford it, go for it :)
  6. just bought the whole system as you said AND ITS A BEAST
    thanks a lot for your help
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