How Does This First Time Build Look?

I am a first time builder when it comes to PCs. I have done plenty of research to understand what I am interested in though. Here is what I plan on purchasing in about two weeks for my first build. Now, if you see any problems regarding parts not being compatible with one another, please inform me. I will not include the HAF 932 tower since I already purchased that. I also plan on doing SLI a little bit later on. Anyway here it goes.

Processor
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Video Card
EVGA 012-P3-1571-AR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130621

Motherboard
ASUS SABERTOOTH P67 (REV 3.0) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131702

Power Supply
CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-950TX 950W ATX12V v2.3/EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139013

RAM Memory
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303

Hard Drive
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

DVD Drive
Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039
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  1. Great looking build. A bit overpowered even for SLI so you could save a few bucks on an 850w PSU and still have plenty of headroom for overclocking.

    You might want to add an aftermarket CPU cooler for overclocking. The Coolermaster Hyper 212+ is a great choice and around $30. It will get your 2500K to its max clock with no problems.
  2. anort3 said:
    Great looking build. A bit overpowered even for SLI so you could save a few bucks on an 850w PSU and still have plenty of headroom for overclocking.

    You might want to add an aftermarket CPU cooler for overclocking. The Coolermaster Hyper 212+ is a great choice and around $30. It will get your 2500K to its max clock with no problems.

    Is everything compatible with one another? That is my biggest worry when putting this together.
  3. Yes it is.
  4. Ok looking again that is 1.65v memory and a bit high voltage for your new build. This is a better choice. Sandy bridge likes 1.5v to 1.6v max memory.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231427

    Or this cas 8 for a little more.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231443
  5. anort3 said:
    Ok looking again that is 1.65v memory and a bit high voltage for your new build. This is a better choice. Sandy bridge likes 1.5v to 1.6v max memory.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231427

    Or this cas 8 for a little more.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231443

    Thanks for the recommendation. I will remember to put those in my order instead of the ones I posted.
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