Are components for 1st PC build compatible?

Hello, I have little experience in computer hardware, as this is my first build. Here are the components:

Video Card-
Storage- (one SSD, one HDD)
CD Rom-
Power Supply- ?

I was wondering if all the parts I am looking at are: 1. Compatible? 2. 'Good' for the money? 3. Are in the same 'class' as each other (Ex. I didn't buy some cheap memory but a high-end video card)? 4. If the video card will accept three monitors, and how the whole 'multi-monitors' thing is setup? 5. Is this whole setup good for video editing (not necessarily gaming)? 6. Any problems with the case's interior (the video card blocks other ports, etc, the front USB 3.0 ports won't be usable as my motherboard doesn't comply, etc.)? 7. Any idea what power supply I would need for this?

I know this is a lot to ask in one question- but I would really appreciate any helpful information.
Thank you so much!
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  1. 32 gigs of ram may be a bit overkill for this system...also I suggest an r9 270x rather than that 660 for only a little more money I would suggest maybe a 600-750w psu for this
  2. 32 gigs is overkill. 16 gigs is more than enough.
    You should go with the new haswell architecture. It's socket 1150 for reference.
    Go for a 760 or a r9 270(x). Much better cards.
  3. Best answer
    This is more balanced for the price. Go with this.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($299.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: Kingston Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($144.98 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($158.23 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital BLACK SERIES 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($192.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X 4GB Video Card ($265.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: LG BH16NS40 Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($82.61 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1424.43
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-20 00:26 EDT-0400)

    Good luck with your build.
  4. I used the PCPartPicker website to find all the parts- really helped. Thanks guys!
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