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1st build what do you think?

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September 18, 2011 8:28:38 PM

hello this is my first computer that im going to be building, the main uses willl be for gaming and running design software.
this is it:

CPU
($209)-i5 2500k
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($159)-AMD Phenom II X4 970

MOBO
($80)-Gigabyte H61M-D2P-B3 Intel H61 Motherboard

PSU
($67)-Cooler Master RS700-PCAAE3-US Power Plus 700-Watt Power Supply

CASE
($39)-Thermaltake Mid Tower Gaming Case - ATX, Micro ATX, 4x Ext 5.25", 1x Ext 3.5", 4x Int 3.5", 1x 120mm Blue LED Fan, 2x Front USB Ports

Graphics
($129)-Radeon HD 6770
($180)-XFX HD-685X-ZNBC Radeon HD 6850 Black Edition

RAM
($75)-Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 Vengeance LP Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB

so since this is my first build are there any mistakes im going to make with these parts?

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September 18, 2011 8:40:16 PM

Give us more information like budget, monitor resolution maybe some programs you plan to run on this pc and then we can help...
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September 18, 2011 8:42:46 PM

Can you fill this out?
http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic...

Why would you get the 2500K but have an H61 MB restricting it?
PSU is a bit bad, The Cooler Master units (BESIDES THE SILENT PRO) are pretty short life units soo...
Way too expensive ram, 8GB DDR3 1600 is only $50 even less in some cases.
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