First Build Need Advice Tags: Build Systems Product Last response: December 28, 2011 5:07 PM in Systems Share Icer77 December 28, 2011 4:58:24 PM Hello, About to pull the trigger and buy my components for my first build, but I wanted advice on whether I am choosing something terrible or not. Thanks in advance. Total price <$1600 CPU: Intel core i5 2500k CPU Cooler: NZXT HAVIK-140 90.3 CFM CPU Cooler Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory:G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Hard Drives:Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive; Corsair Force Series GT 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2GB Video Card Case: NZXT Phantom (White) ATX Full Tower Case PSU: OCZ 750W ATX12V Power Supply Monitor: Asus VW246H 24.0" Monitor Widows 7 OEM 64Bit Total right now is around 1570. Any advice suggestions, Or if anyone can tell me if my build is solid would be really apreciated. Thanks, Brent More about : build advice Raiddinn December 28, 2011 5:07:40 PM Sounds fine to me. Just make sure the RAM is on the board's QVL and you should be fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNeed some advice on first time build ForumFirst PC build need advice ! ForumNeed Advice for first build on buying and compatibility ForumFirst build , ~$300, need opinions & advice ForumFirst Time Build . Need Help/ Advice . ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build Need Advice !!! $700-800 ForumFirst Gaming Rig Build , Need Advice ForumNeed advice for first build [$1000ish] ForumFirst build ! I need advice ForumFirst build , need advice ForumNeed some advice on first build ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build $700-800 Need Advice !!! ForumFirst Ever Gaming Build $700-800 Need Advice !!! ForumNeed advice for first PC build ForumFirst time build (gaming), need a lot of advice =| ForumFirst build - need advice ForumNeed advice on First PC Build ForumFirst Build , need advice ForumNeed advice on my first build ForumFirst time build . Need some advice . Anything is appreciated :) More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !