Im building my own pc and im about to start buying my components and like so many before me im coming here to get you guy's opinions
Before i get into it Thank You for clicking my topic and this is my first pc build, is the motherboard and components gonna fit into the case??????
Case:Thermaltake Chaser MK-1 USB 3.0 Full Tower Case
Cableclear Cable Management Improves thermal efficiency of the computer system by ensuring power cables don't get in the way of airflow.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 - Chaser MK-1 features latest internal USB 3.0 header so you get convenient USB 3.0 access right on the front of the case.
HDD Docking Station - another way Thermaltake is leading the revolution on how data are transferred.
Enthusiasts Water Cooling Ready - spacious interior is only the bare minimum when it comes to water cooling.
Heightened Foot Stands gives maximum air intake or exhaust
Chaser MK-1 elevated the entire case so air intake or exhaust will not be interrupted when the system in placed on floor with rug.
Chaser MK-1 features an innovative top removable panel that can be easily transformed to accommodate high-efficiency 24cm radiator!
HDD docking station enables blazing-fast and effortless data transfer to any bare 2.5" or 3.5" SATA hard drive without the need for an enclosure.
Massive Cooling Capability:Addition to 2 oversized 200mm fans with ColorShift & one 140mm rear exhaust fan, 2 additional 200mm fans can be installed
CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K Processor
Specs: Quad-core 3.4GHz, 8M Cache, Intel HD Graphics 3000, 95 watt TDP, Dual-channel DDR3 memory support, socket LGA1155
Quad-core processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT) delivers eight-way
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology is an advanced means of enabling very high performance while also delivery power-conservation.
8 MB Intel Smart Cache is dynamically shared to each processor core, based on workload
All Core i7 processors have Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Power Supply: Thermaltake TR2 1200W ATX 80 PLUS
Robust and dedicated dual +12V rails provide superior performance under all types of system loading.
Ultra-quiet 140mm cooling fan delivers excellent airflow at an exceptionally low noise level by varying the RPM in response to temperature.
99% Active Power Factor Correction provides clean and reliable power to your system.
Cable Management improves internal airflow by reducing cable clutter within PC to promote accelerated heat removal.
80PLUS Certified - guarantees 80%+ energy efficiency at 20%, 50% and 100% load condition for lower power loss (less heat) and lower energy bill.
Optical Drive: LG WH12LS30 12X SATA BLU-RAY BURNER
12x BD-R Read and Write Capability
LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling
Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD Family Read/Write Compatible
I haven't decided on what im gonna do about a boot drive just yet and i am very open to suggestion
Also i was looking to get a gigabyte motherboard from the stats the motherboard seems to be better than most, if any1 knows of a better motherboard or really any component that is around this price range or cheaper please please please leave it in your reply...
As spas pointed out, your motherboard and CPU are not compatible. For any Intel's second generation CPU you will need an 1155 socket.
If gaming is all you'll ever do, don't waste your $$$ on a 2600k processor. Get a 2500k instead. The Hyper Treading feature present in the 2600k will not improve gaming experience at all. Now, if you're going to be doing a lot of video and 3D work then a 2600k is the better choice.
If you're getting a GTX 590 why not get an 80 Plus Gold rated power supply? That will save you a lot of $$$ which you'll need in a few years when you'll be upgrading some components of your PC. Kingwin and Corsair make some of the best power supplies out there. I have a Corsair and I'm very happy with it.
As for RAM. You really going overkill with 24GB. 4GB is good, 8GB is more than enough, 16GB is overkill, 24GB is superkill. However, as mentioned above, if you'll be doing a lot of video, 3D work, etc. then 24GB is good.
Are you going to be overclocking your CPU? If so then here are some motherboards you can get that are compatible with either the 2600k or the 2500k.
Given the price point of your GPU and the original motherboard that you picked, I'd say you're probably better off with this selections. Otherwise, you can look for other motherboards but make sure that the socket is 1155 if you plan to go for either the 2600k or the 2500k.
And if you are going to be overclocking your CPU, don't forget to get a decent CPU cooler.
For help with th GFX selection, Guru3D uses the following games in their test suite, COD-MW, Bad Company 2, Dirt 2, Far Cry 2, Metro 2033, Dawn of Discovery, Crysis Warhead. Total fps (summing fps in each game @ 1920 x 1200) for the various options in parenthesis (single card / SL or CF) are tabulated below along with their cost in dollars per frame single card - CF or SLI:
For example, the bolded 560 Ti can be had for as little as $215, gets 495 fps in the test suite in a single card configuration which costs ya $0.43 per frame and it gets 862 fps in SLI costing ya $0.050 per frame.