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November 17, 2011 4:04:19 AM

Ok,I have put together a build and I was just needing someone to tell me if everything works together alright or if I am leaving anything out. I have the HDD left over from when i bought it back in the summer. Will i need to get an aftermarket heatsink? Thanks for any help you may give i just wanted to check and see if everything looks okay before i started buying. I am new at this so be nice :) 

Motherboard
ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Video Card
EVGA 01G-P3-1370-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Power Supply
CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

Processor
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost)

RAM
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B

HDD
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Disk Drive
SONY Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B - OEM

OS
Windows 7

Case
Haf 912

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November 17, 2011 5:42:54 AM

Yep it's pretty good.

If you plan to SLI the 460, you'd need a bigger psu.
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November 17, 2011 1:00:56 PM

Thanks and yes i plan to sli the cards. How big of a psu would i need to run 2 460's?
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November 17, 2011 1:04:11 PM

700W should do it with a little headroom to spare
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November 17, 2011 1:05:54 PM

If you plan to OC yes get one, Hyper 212+ is a pretty good one
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November 17, 2011 1:47:36 PM

Thanks for all the help guys. If I'm not planning on overclocking would you still suggest i get a hyper 212 or just stay with the stock ?
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November 20, 2011 10:58:31 PM

Ok thanks again one last question before i hit the buy button. I have decided to go with a
EVGA 01G-P3-1560-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Is that power supply listed above enough to power my build or should i go higher?
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November 20, 2011 11:18:18 PM

More than enough, my friend.
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November 20, 2011 11:24:22 PM

Alright thanks guys just hit the buy button wish me luck ;) 
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November 20, 2011 11:28:10 PM

Good luck. If you plan to SLI though, you need 750w.

I would advice just sticking to a single card though. Just upgrade when it can't handle things anymore.
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November 21, 2011 6:34:15 AM

If you are not going to OC then get the i5 2400 with it's stock cooler. See if you can fit a 6950 in your budget.
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