Checking for compatibility? Further thoughts are welcomed

I am about to commence work on this build. Just before I do, I'd like to check for compatibility. Further inputs are welcome.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-PRO ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($174.98 @ OutletPC)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2400 Memory ($154.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($164.62 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($33.94 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($187.99 @ Staples)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($179.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($179.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Silverstone SST-GD08B (Black) HTPC Case ($148.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 850W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($138.97 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1954.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-08 22:53 EST-0500)

Thanks everyone!
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More about checking compatibility thoughts welcomed
  1. Only thing I could see maybe being a problem is the power supply. You might want to consider upping the wattage on it to maybe 1000, especially if you are OC'ing to make sure none of those devices are being choked. Some good cable management is going to be needed in that case too with all of those devices. Also consider another mounted fan (again, especially if you are OC'ing)
  2. I would get rid of the two GTX 660's and go with a single graphics card. With the price of both those cards together you could get a GTX 770. You will get about the same performce out of a single GTX 770 as you would of SLI GTX 660's. Plus less heat and noise with a single card and some games will not be able to utilize the two GTX 660's in SLI.
  3. Bradaw said:
    Only thing I could see maybe being a problem is the power supply. You might want to consider upping the wattage on it to maybe 1000, especially if you are OC'ing to make sure none of those devices are being choked. Some good cable management is going to be needed in that case too with all of those devices. Also consider another mounted fan (again, especially if you are OC'ing)


    Anonymous said:
    I would get rid of the two GTX 660's and go with a single graphics card. With the price of both those cards together you could get a GTX 770. You will get about the same performce out of a single GTX 770 as you would of SLI GTX 660's. Plus less heat and noise with a single card and some games will not be able to utilize the two GTX 660's in SLI.


    I don't plan to be OC-ing. I do plan to set up 2-3 monitors though. I thought of using a single GTX 770. If I do, what's the recommended Watt?
    Looking ahead, I anticipate at one point or another, I will be going for SLI. I think it is a matter of time. 850W now be enough? Or should I invest in a new PSU when I do take on SLI?

    Thanks guys!
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