New build, looking for some input

Approximate Purchase Date: Within the month

Budget Range: $500-600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, media, just for regular use

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Hard drive, CD drive, Video card, power supply, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: US

Parts Preferences:no preference

Overclocking:Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: As stated before I have a 650w PS, Radeon hd 4870 x2.

The parts I have picked so far are:


Tower: LIAN LI Lancool PC-K62 Black 0.8 mm SECC, Plastic + Mesh ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112239

Ram: Crucial 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model CT51264BA1339
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148346

Processor:Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I72600K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115070

Motherboard:Intel BOXDZ68DB LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813121527


Feel free to pick out other parts within the budget I'm looking for input on compatibility and also if this is a good deal.

Thanks a lot!
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  1. Any help? thanks
  2. Save some money by going for the i5 2500K. It's only 0.1GHz slower than the 2600K and it doesn't have hyperthreading - which not many programs use.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    Substitute your motherboard for this one:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271&Tpk=extreme3%20gen3 - it's a really popular one.
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