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What do you guys think about this gaming build? Thoughts?

Thanks to Karadjgne who came up with most of this build, I was able to make some tweaks. What do you guys think? I need some help, so I posted some questions below!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-7600K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill TridentZ Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial MX300 525GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.97 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB FTW Gaming ACX 3.0 Video Card ($554.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass ATX Mid Tower Case ($104.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA G3 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($102.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $1552.85
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-20 15:55 EDT-0400

My questions:

1) What are your thoughts about choosing the i5-7600k over the i7-7700k?
2) For a 1080 video card, is this a sufficient one? There are so many different models by each brand that I'm not sure what to get.
3) What should I get as a HSF?
4) Any thoughts about this SATA drive (as it's available on newegg), or should I get a different one?
5) If the HSF comes with thermal paste, should I use that or should I keep the arctic silver in my cart?
6) Will the PSU definitely handle everything I have in this computer?

Right now I'm looking at that processor as it's good for gaming. There are still too many unanswered questions regarding Ryzen, although I'm not biting the bullet yet on either decision. It seems like the 7700k may be too much processor, but if you're pointing in that direction by all means please let me know!
Reply to punkrulz
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  1. killer build. any 1080 except the founders edition is good. psu is fine. you will need to get a cpu cooler, the Noctua-14 is among the best.
    Reply to jwcrellin
  2. i would pair the 1080 with 7700k to fully utilize its potential. 7600k is good till gtx 1070. thats what i feel.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($327.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i v2 70.7 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($99.99 @ Jet)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming K4 ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($138.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2800 Memory ($104.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial MX300 525GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($149.88 @ OutletPC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 8GB G1 Gaming Video Card ($534.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master MasterBox 5 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($92.99 @ B&H)
    Total: $1638.78
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-21 01:19 EDT-0400

    u can save some cash by going for a 240gb ssd like the pny cs1311 and also if u r gaimng at 1080p only, u can go for 7600k and 1070 combo.
    Reply to Lucky_SLS
  3. Thanks for the reply guys. I'm definitely weighing each of my options here. Lucky, why the change in Motherboard / Memory / Case / PSU? Also, what makes you choose that video card? Just curious, thanks!
    Reply to punkrulz
  4. Best answer
    the fatality has better oc potential and gaming oriented with LED
    the price difference between the 2800 and 3200 isnt worth it. u can overclock it urself if u want.
    a more easier case to work with n also got a side window to show ur parts.
    550w is sufficient for the parts mentioned above, even with overclocking.
    the gpu comes oc'ed well out of the factory and has good cooling.
    Reply to Lucky_SLS
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