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My First Build (Already Bought). Suggestions? Good enough for gaming?

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August 7, 2013 7:03:57 AM

ASUS P8Z77-M LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU Cooler:
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 2011/1366/1155 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+

Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 650W ATX12V/EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

Graphics Card:
PowerColor AX7870 2GBD5-2DHV2 Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Optical Drive:
LITE-ON Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model iHDS118-04 - OEM
a b 4 Gaming
a b V Motherboard
August 7, 2013 7:34:11 AM

Should work well for most games at 1080p. Nice!

But, would be better to ask before ordering :) 
a b 4 Gaming
a b V Motherboard
August 7, 2013 8:43:42 AM

not what i would say the most optimal rig but it is ok. the asus matx z77 boards however are known to have issues
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August 7, 2013 2:00:22 PM

Whats wrong with the Motherboard? What else is not optimal? Im just trying to learn :) 

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a b 4 Gaming
a b V Motherboard
August 7, 2013 2:04:19 PM

asus matx boards are known to have bios issues and unstability
August 7, 2013 2:08:52 PM

:(  hope it lasts, did a lot of research but I guess I should have researched a bit more... Everything else looks ok?
a b 4 Gaming
a b V Motherboard
August 7, 2013 2:14:14 PM

its ok. its not what id consider great, but its fine