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My first pc build. Will everything work together? Any suggestions on other parts I could use instead?

I've only had 2 pc's so far, one very low end one, and my current one is an Acer Predator G3620 (the version with an Intel Core i5 2320), and it can only run GTA V on lowest settings with around 20-25 fps on average.

I recently got a job, so I decided to save up for a pc that I will build myself, with some help from my more experienced older brother. Here are the parts I picked:

Case: Corsair Carbide 500R

CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K 3.3GHz

Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 980Ti Gigabyte (I plan on getting a second one when needed, but I think the PSU should be able to handle it)

Motherboard: MSI X99S SLI Plus

Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury DDR4-2400 QC - 16GB (It's a 4x4GB set)

Storage:
Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB

SanDisk Extreme Pro SDSSDXPS-240G-G25 240GB

PSU: SeaSonic Platinum-1000 1000W ATX12V / EPS12V 80 PLUS PLATINUM Certified Full Modular Power Supply New 4th Gen CPU Certified Haswell Ready

Optical drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner

I realise I also need to install Windows, but that'll be as easy as just starting it up with the installation usb (or disk), and then install it, right?

So, will all this work with each other? Do you have any suggestions for other parts (around the same price) that you have had better experience with?

What about cooling? As far as I know, the case should already have fans installed, and so should the CPU, GPU and power supply. WIll those work fine, or am I better off replacing them with something else? In that case, what should I replace them with?

Finally, as a total newbie at this (hoping to learn more), are there any things I have overlooked, or good tips for optimising my build, cleaning it and so on?

Edit: Forgot to mention, I have 2 monitors. Don't know how much of a difference that makes.
If I forgot something else that is relevant, please let me know and I'll try to answer them.
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    That cpu does not come with a cooler. the rest of the parts do. Everything looks good. I would just get a Crucial or Samsung ssd instead of Sandisk.
  2. CTurbo said:
    That cpu does not come with a cooler. the rest of the parts do. Everything looks good. I would just get a Crucial or Samsung ssd instead of Sandisk.


    Alright, took a quick look at "cpu coolers" in newegg, and found 2:

    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO - CPU Cooler with 120 mm PWM Fan

    Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler

    Will the CoolerMaster be sufficient (I will probably overclock), or should I get the more expensive, and more efficient looking, Noctua one?

    Something else I forgot to mention, is that I will get a second GTX 980 Ti if/when I will need it, so will the PSU still be good enough for 2 of those?
  3. Yes the psu is good. I would get the Noctua if you can afford it.
  4. Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO is one of the most recommended ones.
    HDD get Western Digital they have the best quality (long life).
    SSD- Samsung evo
  5. CTurbo said:
    Yes the psu is good. I would get the Noctua if you can afford it.


    Thank you very much! Now I just have to save up for it..
  6. zsedan said:
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO is one of the most recommended ones.
    HDD get Western Digital they have the best quality (long life).
    SSD- Samsung evo


    Yes, I was going to go for that instead of SanDisk Extreme Pro, since it's already a familiar brand. Thanks for the suggestion.
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