Core i5 Gaming Desktop

im plannin to built a core i5 gaming desktop but im new to it...
following are the specs that im plannin:

1. CPU: Intel Core i5 750 2.66GHz Quad-Core LGA1156 Desktop Pro
2. Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3R 16GB DDR3
3. Graphic: SAPPHIRE ATI RADEON HD 4890 1GB GDDR5 PCI-E HD4890
4. RAM: G.Skill F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM DDR3 1600 PC3-12800 2GBX2
5. HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 1 TB SATA 7200.12 32MB
6. DVD Drive: Sony 24X Internal DVD RW
7. CPU cooler: Corsair Hydro Series High-Performance CPU Cooler (H50)
8. PSU: Cooler Master Extreme Power 650W
9. Cabinet: Cooler Master 690 Black with Sidepanel

is the build ok?
any recommendation or suggestion to change the build without changing the cost too much??

thanx.
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  1. Welcome to the forum. Looks pretty good, except for the PSU. Switch it out for this one:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371015

    Make sure that's a SATA ODD.,

    There's a form in my sig that you could fill out for more help.
  2. thanx!! wil look into it...
  3. the psu u mention wasnt available in my local store...
    but the fol models are there:


    Corsair 650W Power Supply with Single 12V RAIL
    Cooler Master Silent Pro 600 W MODULAR Gaming SMPS MOD
    Antec EA 750 - GB Watt Continuous Power Supply

    which do u think is better for price?
  4. I own a Corsair 650 HX and it's very nice. Obviously the modular cables make cable management a breeze.

    I have a similar i5 build, but I went with an ATI 5850 (thankfully bought at $259).

    Overall, I'm sure you'll enjoy your new rig.
  5. i hav a renew build as follow:

    Intel Core i5 750 Processor
    Gigabyte GA-P55-UD3R
    Sapphire HD5850 1GB GDDR5 PCIE (Game Edition)
    G-Skill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
    Gigabyte Poseidon 310
    Corsair Hydro Series H50 Water Cooler
    Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 @ 1TB SATA
    Sony DVD RW SATA (AD-7220S-OD)
    Corsair CMPSU-750TX

    its more expensiv but i think is worth de money...
  6. I would skip on the corsair h50. It performs about as a good as a decent heatsink and it's loud. I would get this instead:
    120 ultra:
    http://www.overclock.net/online-deals/602146-true-120-extreme-47-plus-shipping.html
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