How does this look so far?

Hey guys, will be attempting my first time gaming build. I've got it down to this so far and looking for feedback/suggestions and any changes I could make.

CASE: Corsair Special Edition Graphite Series 600T
MOBO:Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3B3 Motherboard
CPU:Intel Core i5 2500 Quad Core (3.30GHz - 3.70GHz Turbo, 850-1100MHz GPU) - LGA1155, 1333MHz, 5.0 GT/s DMI, 6MB Cache, 32nm, 95W

GPU:EVGA GeForce GTX570 - 1280MB GDDR5 - (732MHz, 3800MHz)
RAM:Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) PC3-12800 1600MHz DDR3 RAM - 9-9-9-24 - XMS3 Series
PSU:Corsair 750W HX-750 - ATX 12V v2.3, EPS 12V v2.91, 140mm Fan, Modular Cables, 80 PLUS Silver Certified
DVD:Samsung SH-222A DVD Writer Drive - SATA, OEM
HDD:Samsung 1000GB (1TB) 7200rpm Serial ATA-II-300 HDD w. 32MB Cache (HD103SJ) Spinpoint F3

All parts from at $1500
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  1. i recommend an sli or crossfire setup as you already got a 750w psu itll be an easy conversion. z68 boards also have seem to perform better and have more functionality if u decide to upgrade to a ssd in the future.
  2. You could take the chip to a 2500k in case you ever want to overclock,
    maybe an ssd if they're affordable down there yet for boot duty, but otherwise not a bad build mate
  3. Everything looks great. I am personally partial to Western Digital hard drives so I recommend a black edition in place of the Samsung.

    The other thing I'd suggest is an SLI motherboard for future upgrades:

    It's a bit more, though I think it will be worth the money when you could just slap in another 570 when necessary.
  4. I probably won't be overlocking or going with Crossfire/SLI. If do it though, it won't be sooner than later, but thanks I'll consider going with that motherboard even if I don't make use of that.
  5. Its better to have the option and not need it than need it and not have it,
    kinda like swords hehe :P
  6. Too true, lol. No worries though, just might need to save up a little longer.
  7. i would get a sli board with a cheaper graphics, then in 2 years maybe il lget a second and sli them up
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