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I5 2500K 1500$-1600$ need you're opinion

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January 23, 2011 6:42:29 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: in the next month

Budget Range: 1500-1600 $

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: ncix.com

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: intel

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: in the future

Additional Comments: Its going to be the first time i build a cpu and i would appreciate if you could tell me if there is any incompatibility between the parts of my build or if there is better alternatives to a part in particular, I also chose the PSU so i could be able to put another gtx570 in the future. so here is what ive come up with so far:

CPU, MOBO= NCIX OC Bundle Deal MSI P67A-GD55 P67 SLI CrossFireX Motherboard & Intel 2500K Unlocked Processor (369.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57991&promoid=10...

RAM= G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Core i5 1.5V Memory Kit (44.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=42745&promoid=10...

Heatsink= Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366 LGA775 LGA1156 120MM (19.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=41337&promoid=10...
Should i use more cooling if i intend to sli gtx570?

SSD= OCZ Vertex 2 80GB Sandforce 2.5IN SATA2 Solid State Disk Flash Drive SSD (139.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57430&promoid=10...

Drive= Samsung SH-S243D/BEBE 24X Black DVD Writer SATA OEM (21.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=45667&promoid=10...

HDD= Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA3 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Dual Proc Hard Drive OEM (84.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=50895&promoid=10...

Video card= EVGA GeForce GTX 570 Fermi 732MHZ 1280MB GDDR5 2XDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E Video Card (349.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=57361&promoid=10...

PSU= Corsair TX850W 850W CMPSU-850TX 12V 70A 24PIN ATX Active PFC 140M Fan Power Supply (119.99)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=35156&promoid=10...

Case= Cooler Master Haf 932 Full Tower EATX Case 6X5.25 1X3.5 5X3.5INT No PSU USB eSATA 1394 Audio - Black (130.99 pricematched)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=33029
Im not a big fan of the style of that case but i want a cool (good airflow) case without paying 150$+

OS= Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT French DVD OEM (122.71)
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=45272

+ 50$ for PC assembly
=
1481.62$

So what do you think of that build? should i make any changes?

Thanks

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January 23, 2011 8:30:08 PM

That's a nice looking build. +1
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January 24, 2011 2:05:16 AM

Very nice, you could go for the HAF 922 for the case, Its a bit smaller then the 932 and still offers you great room for air circulation.
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January 24, 2011 2:12:50 AM

Good Looking build.
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January 24, 2011 7:36:39 PM

Thanks for you're opinion.

very appreciated

and is a the psu future proof for a sli of gtx570s?
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