How does this system look?

I have most of my Gaming rig together and I am going to buy the remaining pieces by January. There are a few other pieces I may get as time goes on but I am just going for the core parts right now. I just wanted a few people to put in their 2 cents and give some feedback.


Parts (and program) I need:

CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k $220
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

GPU: EVGA Superclocked 570 $350
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130622&cm_sp=Cat_Video_Cards_%26%2338%3b_Video_Devices-_-Best_Sellers-_-14-130-622

Windows 7: $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

Total: $670

Parts I have:

Power Supply: Corsair 750w $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139021

Case: NZXT Phantom $110
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146067

CD/DVD: LG 24x $20
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827136228

Memory: Corsair Vengence 8GB $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233186

Hard Drive: HITACHI Deskstar 750GB $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145532

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3 $125
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271

Monitor: Samsung $120
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001484

Total: $615
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  1. Get a COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 $25.99 free shipping and you're good to go!
  2. Yup all seem like solid choices.
  3. its not a necessity but you can try investing in a soundcard? haha
    its always nice to have great graphics, but if you have nice quality audio.. itll make the experience x10 better, dead serious...

    ASUS Xonar DX has been treating me great
    http://www.eio.com/p-30609-asus-xonar-dx-71-channels-pci-express-x1-interface-sound-card.aspx
  4. Thanks for the extra suggestions. As I said before I am planning to get additional parts when the core is completed but you can never have enough info.
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