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First Build Part List, opinion needed

Planning my first build, want to start buying by the end of the week. Not sure about the mobo or the graphics card. Any opinions on both of those? also i want a modular psu.
This is what i came up with

Case: Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 600T
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6811139005

Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6819115072

Mobo: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6813157271

CPU Fan: Thermaltake Frio
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6835106150

or
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6835103099

HDD: I think im just going to use a WD 500gb green drive until the prices of hard drives come down, already own the drive

SSD: Corsair Nova series 60gb that i already have
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6820233188

Ram: The Corsair xms3 16gb that i have
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233190

PSU: CORSAIR Professional Series HX650 or if you have a better suggestion for a modular psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6817139012

ODD: LG Black 12X BD-ROM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6827136232

GPU: Something that has an enclosure and is a little less than the 580
saw an msi 560Ti, is that decent?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Prod[...] 6814127608

I calculated a price of $1119.91 if i used the 560Ti so i could probably spend $100 more on a graphics card if needed. i dont really want to go over $1200

Thanks
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  1. For GPU, go with EVGA, they make the best. The 560 Ti is good.
    BTW, none of your links work.
  2. Best answer
    The HX corsairs are really good psu's .

    You dont even need 8 gig of RAM for a gamer so 16 gig is massive overkill and a waste of money .

    The GTX 570 has good performance . So does the 560 ti and the Radeon 6950 . All work well at 1080p resolution .
  3. Outlander_04 said:
    The HX corsairs are really good psu's .

    You dont even need 8 gig of RAM for a gamer so 16 gig is massive overkill and a waste of money .

    The GTX 570 has good performance . So does the 560 ti and the Radeon 6950 . All work well at 1080p resolution .


    i got the ram for like 35 bucks

    and what about this card XFX HD-687X-CNFC Radeon HD 6870 , is that a decent card?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150563
    its just 180 now so that helps my budget
  4. Best answer selected by hopefulhype.
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