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November 8, 2013 10:36:34 PM

I am planning to build a gaming PC either in December or January. Originally, I was going to install these components in a Corsair 500R case, but due to the size of the video card, the possibility that I may add a third HDD, and concerns that what ever video card I might get in the future could be bigger, I felt it better to get a bigger case. I don't see the need to overclock at this time. The cooling fans that I listed are intended to replace the fans that come with the case because I want the system to be as quiet as possible. The sound card that I have listed is because I am a THX fan. This PC will also function as my home theater and will be connected to a 1080p LED TV. Here are the parts:

CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core $219.98
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.99
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H ATX LGA1150 $114.99
Memory Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $89.99
Storage Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" SSD $209.99
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM $84.99
Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM $84.99
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB $329.99
Sound Card Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD $149.99
Wireless Network Adapter TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 $39.99
Case Corsair 600T Silver ATX Mid Tower $151.98
Case Fan Aerocool Silent Master 200B 76.0 CFM 200mm $19.98
Aerocool Silent Master 200B 76.0 CFM 200mm $19.98
Aerocool Shark 82.6 CFM 120mm $12.28
Power Supply Antec 620W ATX12V / EPS12V $64.99
Optical Drive Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $58.99

Even though PCPartPicker.com says there are no issues for my build, My questions are:
1. Are the cooling fans that I plan to use going to be sufficient for keeping the hardware cool or do I need to add more fans?
2. I would like to use the four USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0 plugs on the front of the case. Will the motherboard that I have chosen be able to connect to all of them, will i need an adapter of some kind (If I need an adapter please give me some recommendations), or a completely different motherboard?

Thanks.

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November 8, 2013 10:45:12 PM

Get the newer Creative Sound Blaster Z card, as it is cheaper, newer and better than that old card. I have one and love it to death. More answers from someone asking which sound card was better http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=373015

Edit: If you are planning on gaming or anything serious (which your most likely are) don't bother getting the Wireless adaptor. Just plug it in straight to the mobo's port. Wired internet is better than wireless any day.

The fans are more than enough.
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November 9, 2013 6:57:33 AM

Thanx. The wi-fi is because I am going to college next year and I may only have wireless internet. I still need an answer regarding the USB ports.
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