Hi all, I need some advice on if this would be a good build and if all the parts are compatible, if any of these don't meet those requirements, feel free to suggest a replacement.
I would also like some help with choosing a motherboard as explained further on in the post.
Keep in mind that this system would be used 85-90% of the time for gaming, so here goes....
Memory : Kingston HyperX 1600 Mh/Z 4GB Dual Channel
HDD : Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 3 GB/S (planning to upgrade to RAID 0 in future)
CPU : Intel Core i5 750 2.66 Gh/Z (but probably will overclock in future)
GPU : Sapphire HD 5850 1 GB
Optical Drive : BenQ 24x DVD Writer Retail Box
Case : CoolerMaster CM Storm Scout (this case is awesome!!!!)
PSU : Corsair HX 650W Modular PSU
Motherboard : I'm thinking MSI P55-GD65, but I want suggestions for other P55 boards
Mouse : Logitech MX 518
Keyboard : Microsoft Sidewinder x4
So, feel free to suggest replacements, but I need advice on the motherboard.
I have also chosen the i5 over the Phenom II x4 because the 2.66 Gh/Z i5 750 whoops the Phenom II x4 @ 3.4 Gh/z 956's a$$ in gaming...