$700 intel budget build, first time build, need feedback

This is my very first time build, pls tell me whether these components are compatible. Is this a good build? Anything need to be replaced? Thanks in advance.

Approximate Purchase Date: Black Friday

Budget Range: $700 Before Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, watching movies, surfing the internet

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers, monitor, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Parts Preferences: Intel I5-760, GTX460

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Additional Comments: need a 24"-27" monitor, not included in budge
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CPU:Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor

MB: ASUS P7P55D-E LX LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

GPU: Palit NE5X460SF1102 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Sonic 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Memory:G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL

PSU:COOLER MASTER Silent Pro M600 RS-600-AMBA-D3 600W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active ...

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Optical Drive: LITE-ON Black 4X Blu-ray Reader SATA Model iHOS104-06 - OEM
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  1. What is this system gonna be used for?

    The parts are compatible but your system could be configured better if you put in these relevant info.
  2. calguyhunk said:
    What is this system gonna be used for?

    The parts are compatible but your system could be configured better if you put in these relevant info.


    I updated, any advice?
  3. Hi luffyum, get that board only if you stick to your stated stance of "no SLI".

    If however you do feel like you need to keep that option open, get a $140 ASUS P7P55D PRO

    The rest of your stuff looks pretty good to me. However, there are other options to consider -

    Higher Wattage PSU for the same price- CORSAIR 650TX

    Faster HDD- SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB

    Better brand ODD- Sony Optiarc SATA CD/DVD Burner LightScribe Support

    You haven't given your budget for the monitor. Do you want a widescreen one (16:9) or a 4:3? Also, at the higher end of that wishlist, (27") a resolution of 1920X1080/1200 (depending on your chosen aspect ratio) might not be enough, whereas, the 2560X1440 ones would cost unnaturally high.

    However, at $300, this will be a very good value-for-money choice - SAMSUNG 27" LCD Monitor with Built-in HDTV Tuner & Speakers
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