I need some advice...

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...

So thanks for the ongoing help :) :D :)
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  1. Ram http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303

    HDD http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148395

    mobo http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131621

    I would go with a Corsair 750W PSU if your going to xfie and OC the cpu, it would give you some head room to play with OCing your GPU also if you like.
  2. Thanks, so;
    Memory : Kingston HyperX 1600 Mh/Z 4GB Dual Channel
    HDD : Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 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 750W Modular PSU

    Motherboard : Asus P7P55D-E Pro

    Mouse : Logitech MX 518
    Keyboard : Microsoft Sidewinder x4

    Can't get G-Skill at my store
  3. looks good
  4. If you are not going to CrossFire, the 750 watt PSU is overkill. All you will need is a good 550 watt PSU:
    Corsair 550VX (41 amp 12 volt rail)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139004
    or the modular 620 watt, even with overclocking the CPU and GPU.
  5. I like the build, all good manufacturers. i reccomend the 750 watt psu for potential future upgrades especially to graphics even if you're not planning them now
  6. Thanks
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