Thoughts on my build before I purchase

Hey all, just wanted a tiny bit of feedback on my build before I buy it Monday, any thoughts on how I can save a bit of money? Mainly for playing games, watching movies etc, no real budget.


CPU - i5 2500k @ 4.2 GHz [1155 socket]

CPU Cooler - Hyper 212 Evo popular thing

PSU - Corsair 600W builder series 80 plus bronze

GPU - MSI GeForce GTX 770 Gaming Edition Graphics Card - 2GB

RAM - Corsair Memory Vengeance Red 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz CAS 9 XMP Dual Channel Desktop Sandybridge

Case - Aerocool X-Predator White Full Tower Gaming Case

Hard-drive - Western Digital 1TB Blue Desktop Drive SATA 3

Motherboard - MSI Z77A-G43 Gaming Intel Socket 1150 Motherboard


Keyboard -

Mouse -

Monitor - AOC IPS 23" Widescreen Monitor IPS Full HD Slim with 2 x HDMI

Headset - No idea! If anybody has any idea's on a lightweight, headset that's wireless with a microphone, hit me up!

Thanks in advance,
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  1. Get a 3570k cpu
    Get a asrock asus or GB board

    Everything else is good to go
  2. Sn1992-1361850 said:
    Get a 3570k cpu
    Get a asrock asus or GB board

    Everything else is good to go

    Well i'm using my 2500k from my previous build, could you perhaps link me a board suggestion, pref from or
  3. WHy not upgrade you WD BLUE to BLACK? It's good as an OS drive.
  4. Best answer
    Get this
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.61 @ Amazon UK)
  5. Switch out the PSU, many people seem to have problems with Builders.
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