Don't know if these parts are compatible or are there any better one

Mother board - asrock z77 extreme4
CPU - intel core i5 3570
Ram - vengeance 8gb dual Chanel DDR3 memory kit

PSU - seasonic M12II 750 ss- 750 am 750 w ATX 12v

Hard drive - WD BLUE 1tb 7200 RPM

Graphics card - EVGA GeForce gtx 660

DVD burner - Asus 48x write / 24x rewrite / 48x read cd

Fans - cougar CF - V12 HP vertex 120mm

Case - Raid max ATXA2IWB

OS - windows 7 64 bit
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    I've got two things that may be changed; 1) CPU, the Core i5 3570 is a "locked" processor, I'd suggest the 3570k which is unlocked and compliments the Z77 board a little better, and 2) the PSU, at 750W is a little on the overkill side for this build, you may be able to save some by selecting a ~500W PSU (unless considering future SLI)
    That's all I got
  2. right now im going waste about 950 dollars on this but i changed the PSU from 1000w to to 750 and im planing on buying newer parts later that's why i chose the 750w but ive never built a pc before so i don't know any things
  3. DontKnowStuff said:
    ... ive never built a pc before so i don't know any things

    That's why we're here, to help clarify things not super obvious - what country are you shopping in and do you have any vendor preferences? We may be able to cut some of the budget without compromising performance (just a possibility we can look into)
    If you haven't checked out this video, I'll recommend it (it's old so ignore the parts they're using but it's very well done IMO and still pertinent)

    Any concerns, just ask
  4. I threw together a Haswell build at PCPartPicker just to see if it can be done cheaper, just for your consideration
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Raidmax ATX-321WB (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($84.50 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $908.39
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-12 12:14 EDT-0400)
    Damn, I still used up the about same budget but it is a Haswell build (newer CPU and motherboard)
    I would expect some games to play with acceptable frame rates (35+ fps) with Ultra settings at 1080p but most would be in the high or medium settings
    Some notes about changes
    I'm not sure if that is the right case model (the one you listed above) and I didn't include extra fans
    The PSU was swapped for a Sirtec built 750W (the Seasonic would be better but I couldn't find the M12II 750 through PCPartPicker)
    Motherboard was changed to Gigabyte Z97 for future SLI consideration (SLI is the use of two NVidia graphics cards together to make the graphics more powerful - if two or more AMD cards are used it is known as CrossFire-X aka X-Fire)
    CPU was changed to a Haswell Core i5 unlocked "k" model (I will point out here that the unlocked CPU simply allows for overclocking which can be beneficial in some games (BF4 as an example)
    You might just want to play around a little at PCPartPicker see what you can come up with, I may be able to cut the budget a tad more but that'll take some research to ensure quality is not lost in the process.
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