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Putting together my first build. Need advise

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November 26, 2011 8:41:53 PM

I'm building my first desktop, mainly for music production some video editing and some gaming.
I've done a lot of research over the last couple days and I've decided that I'm going to go with the

ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z [...] 6813131759

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge [...] 6819115072

CORSAIR Professional Series Gold AX850 [...] 6817139015

Is that a good combo so far?
with the maximus iv gene-z mobo, will i be able to add a nice video card? as well as adding sound card?
there is so much to choose from, but would be the rest of the parts to add to make this a good build? ram, ssd etc.


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November 26, 2011 8:58:53 PM

you have 2 PCI-E slots on that mobo and 1 PCI, but by the looks of it, you would only be able to fit one gfx card and a sound card

for ram you could go with

i would suggest

you wont really need a SSD, i would go with a hardrive, cheaper and larger (in most cases larger)

do you have a case?... Im not very good with cases

PSU, its a little overkill but

your links broke so heres a link to the mobo