First time building

Hello, I am looking for a little assistance in building a new computer... I have done a bit of research, but would like to know if the following components are fully compatible, mostly the RAM compatability. Other recommendations are welcome as well.

Motherboard : Gigabyte p55 usb3 -

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128425&cm_re=p55-_-13-128-425-_-Product

Processor : i5 760 -

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115067&cm_re=i5_760-_-19-115-067-_-Product

RAM : G Skill 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 1600 Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ -

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231193&Tpk=F3-12800CL9D-4GBNQ

Video Card : XFX Radeon HD 5770 -

http://www.amazon.com/XFX-Radeon-5770-Graphics-HD577AZNFC/dp/B002SP113K/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1289152056&sr=1-1

Power Supply : LSP 550W -

http://www.amazon.com/Lifetime-Series-Pro-550W-Psu/dp/B000WDSYXK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1289152255&sr=1-1

Case : Cooler Master HAF 922M -

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-RC-922M-KKN1-GP-Tower-Black/dp/B0026FCI2U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1289152086&sr=1-1


As I mentioned I am mostly confused with the RAM options, the GIGABYTE website lists support for Support for DDR3 2200/1333/1066/800 MHz, but the memory support list does include the 1600 MHz RAM I have on my own list.

Thanks in advance.
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  1. What will this be used for? Biggest issue I see is the terrible PSU and expensive 5770.

    Ram should be 1333 since you're not overclocking.
  2. Mostly used for gaming, and well I made decision on the PSU from tiger direct reviews... same with the graphics card.

    As I said it's my first time trying to build a computer, and with so many different options and opinions it's pretty difficult... any other recommendations are welcome.
  3. Online user reviews are typically not the most informative or accurate source of info. Check out places like Johnnyguru or Hardocp for PSU reviews. That is not a quality unit.

    Graphics card should probably be had for no more than 125$. I do like XFX because of their lifetime warranty, but the 5770 isn't going to have performance longevity for more than 2 years or so anyway. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Productcompare.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007709%204017%20600007779%20600007797&IsNodeId=1&page=2&bop=And&ShowDeactivatedMark=False&CompareItemList=48|14-125-309^14-125-309-TS%2C14-161-338^14-161-338-TS
  4. The Sapphire version is much cheaper, I was gonna get XFX but they upped the price while Sapphire lowered it
  5. I have that Corsair PSU, it is a very good unit. However it only $10 more for the 650 watt version, that is what I would get.
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