First Build Need Advice


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.

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  1. Sounds fine to me.

    Just make sure the RAM is on the board's QVL and you should be fine.
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