A few questions for my overclock build

hey guys hope someone can help
first build i think ive got it right
either 2600k or 2700k cpu only extra for 2700k

Asus Motherboard P8P67 DELUXE REV 3.0 Core i7/i5/i3 LGA11

ASUS Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 GTX550 TI OC 1GB HDMI Gaming

Corsair Dominator DDR3 6GB RAM TR3X6G1600C8D 1600 2GBx3

Western Digital 1TB WD SATA 3.5" 7200RPM Desktop Internal

dvd burner etc
i need help with power supply will a crossair hx659 do ? any suggestions

and just to let you know this computer will be for video editing and mild gaming

am i forgeting anything

what type of heatsink cooler do i need for oc

any help would be great
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  1. So get 2600K and good aftermarket CPU cooler.

    Get this one bellow and OC to 4.5 - 4.8 GHz


    When u OC , the 2600K will be as fast as 2600K/2700k.

    The 2700K is the same when OC'd, so save thoe money for the Noctua NH-D14.
  2. Also do not get the RAM u posted. U need ... ->

    I recommend CORSAIR Vengeance 99% of the time, quality RAM and low profile with XMP profile. And if u will get an aftermarket CPU cooler, low profile is the worry free remedy with perfect fit with any large cooler.

    CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    Vengeance Low Profile heat spreaders have a reduced height of 1.03" (26.25mm). They're designed for high-performance systems with extra-large CPU coolers, small form factor system builds, or any other space-constrained application where standard Vengeance memory might not fit.
  3. The RAM u have selected is 1.65V, u need 1.5V and low profile for the aftermarket cooler!

    Also this is 1155 not 2011.

    U need 2 or 4 sets of the RAM to use the dual channel.

    But for the video, I would get 16GB of the RAM.


  4. For the PSU I would go with SeaSonic X Series X650 Gold ((SS-650KM Active PFC F3)) 650W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

    was: $179.99 now $139.99 + FREE SHIPPING It is only $10 more than the Corsair, but much better!

  5. Also get this mobo, as u can use the Quick sync for the fastest video encoding!
    ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
    Als this board is a great overclocker.

    $189.99 + FREE SHIPPING (restrictions apply)

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