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PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1fDuN/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock B75M R2.0 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($70.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Line-M MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Rosewill RFA-120-K 74.5 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
Case Fan: Rosewill RFA-120-K 74.5 CFM 120mm Fan ($4.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Green 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG UH12NS29 Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($54.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $766.45
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-11 16:59 EDT-0400)

I plan to game a lot but this is my first time building my own pc. Do I have enough esata ports, is there enough power,will everything fit,Is everything compatible, is any of it overkill or am I not maximizing the more expensize parts? Please give your opinions and suggestions about ANYTHING!
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($210.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master NSE-200-KKN1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $800.59

    Slightly more expensive, but a better option. Allow me to explain why...
    - Better motherboard
    - Better quality and higher wattage PSU
    - Faster RAM
    - Faster and 100% larger capacity HDD
  2. JRAtk94 said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4-M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($65.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($210.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master NSE-200-KKN1 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $800.59

    Slightly more expensive, but a better option. Allow me to explain why...
    - Better motherboard
    - Better quality and higher wattage PSU
    - Faster RAM
    - Faster and 100% larger capacity HDD

    Did you pick the hard drive for storage or is their another reason?
  3. Best answer
    Caviar blacks are extremely fast for mechanical hard drives. They're built with high-quality components as well. They're definitely worth the higher asking price, especially if you're using it without an SSD as a boot drive.
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