Rate this build plz!

motherboard: ASUS P8P67 Pro B3 Intel P67 Motherboard.

DVD burner: Asus DRW-24B1ST 24X Internal DVD Burner

RAM: Corsair XMS3 CMX6GX3M3A1600C9 Tri Channel 6GB PC12800 DDR3 Memory - 1600MHz, 6144MB (3 x 2048)

Case: Cooler Master HAF 922M

Video card: EVGA 01G-P3-1380-KR GeForce GTX 460 SSC+ Video Card - 1GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0, Dual DVI, Mini-HDMI, SLI Capable, DirectX 11 w/3 Year Warranty

processor: Intel Core i5 2500k

OS: windows 7 home premium.

power supply: Thermaltake TPX-775M Toughpower XT 775W Power Supply

Hard drive: Western Digital WD1002FAEX 1TB Caviar Black Hard Drive

Also a question. Is a 3rd party heatsink needed even if im not going to overclock? the core i5 comes with a fan.
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  1. Assuming you live in the US.


    Terrible motherboard choice for a build that isn't going to be overclocked.

    Not the right memory, that's triple channel, not dual channel.

    That 460 is a rip because it's the price of a GTX 560 or a 6870 for less headroom and less performance.

    That power supply is way too much for a non-SLI/CF build. Let alone one that isn't going to be overclocked. That PSU isn't that great anyway.

    The HDD is way to overpriced and performs the same as a Samsung F3 for about $20 more.

    The 2500K isn't worth it if you're not going to overclock, get the i5 2400 instead and the fan coming with the chips are good enough.
  2. Excellent advice from AznShinobi!!

    I'd also like to ad you don't need a P67 if your not going to crossfire/sli or overclock. You can go with a H67.
  3. on tiger direct the gtx 560 is priced 100$ more then gtx 460...
  4. I believe I specifically said. GTX 560, haha I knew that would happen. GTX not 560 Ti.
    $50 more.
  5. oh sorry, im completely new at building computers.
  6. Some research is probably smart. Probably more research in fact. What exactly is your budget? We could better formulate a build for you. Fill this out please: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice
    It's ok, I was pretty nooby when I started off.
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