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My first PC- Opinions/Thoughts? $1400 and in the mail

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December 4, 2011 11:55:51 PM

This is the first PC I've ever built and I'm looking for some thoughts and opinions on my build. If anyone sees any problems I might face when putting it together or for any other reason then please let me know!

Most of my orders were made through Amazon and I wound up spending about $1400. Good? Bad?

My Build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2P5V

Case: Rosewill Thor V2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Motherboard: ASrock Z68 Extreme4 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0050DQSLW/ref=oh_o05_...]

Processor: Intel Core i5-2500k - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004EBUXHQ/ref=oh_o00_...]

Memory: G.SKILL 8GB (2 x 4GB) Ripjaws X Series DDR3 1600MHz 240-Pin PC3 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004HZG4ZO/ref=oh_o03_...]

Graphics Cards: 2X EVGA GeForce GTX460 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003ZMTPG0/ref=oh_o04_...]

Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast Series 650-Watt 80 Plus - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LB5AZY/ref=oh_o05_...]

SSD: Samsung Electronics 64 GB SATA 6.0 Gb 830 series - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0064XAJVC/ref=oh_o01_...]

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00461G3MS/ref=oh_o05_...]

Optical Drive: Lite-On LightScribe 24X SATA DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002SIMPXM/ref=oh_o05_...]

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=oh_o05_...]

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004Q0PT3I/ref=oh_o05_...]

Bluetooth Adapter ( I wasn't sure if I needed one :-/): Medialink - USB Bluetooth Adapter - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LNXO28/ref=oh_o05_...]

Some Additional Items I have purchased or am thinking of purchasing:

Keyboard and Mouse: Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Desktop 7000 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000Q6UZBM/ref=oh_o05_...]

ESD Wrist Strap: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002O6U65W/ref=oh_o05_...]

Alternate Case: Antec Three Hundred Gaming Case - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000GQMHBI/ref=oh_o02_...]

Software I May purchase:

Security: Norton 360 - http://www.amazon.com/Norton-360-5-0-1-User-3PCs/dp/B00...]

PC Optimizer/ Uninstaller: Advanced System Care Pro - http://download.cnet.com/Advanced-SystemCare-Free/3000-...]
December 5, 2011 3:57:34 PM

Pretty good. No need for those software lol. No one uses bluetooth right now though.
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December 5, 2011 4:54:27 PM

Not bad, only thing I would have changed is the video cards. I would have sprung for 1 good one over 2
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