First Gaming Computer Build v2

Thanks to all who took the time to read and reply to my previous thread on building my first gaming computer!
After some good advice and tutorial vids i think i have my components together

Mobo: ASUS P8Z68v Pro Gen3
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500k
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X series 8GB(2x4)
HD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 7200RPM 64MB cache
Corsair Force Series GT 90GB SSD
Video Card: EVGA Superclocked GeForce GTX 580 1536MB Fermi
Case: Antec 1200 V3
PSU: Corsair HX850 Modular
Cooling: Corsair H80
Opti Drive: Samsung SH B123L

My budget for this build is $2000 and this is right there

Will be using it mainly for gaming and web browsing

Any suggestions or compatiblity issues would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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  1. After thinking about the Seagate 2TB HDD i think i'll down grade to a 1GB because i already have a 1TB external HD for my movies, tunes etc.

    Also any thoughts on going with a heatsink instead of a liqiud CPU cooler

    ZALMAN CNPS9500A-LED 92mm 2 Ball CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118223

    over the

    CORSAIR H70 Core High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181019

    Any thoughts on these changes would be great
  2. and i know my build had the H80 just did the H70 cause it poped up quick :)
  3. And Please if you disagree/dislike or agree/like this build plz post so i know if i'm on the right track here to start ordering components
  4. so no one has an opion on liqiud vs heatsink for the CPU?
  5. get a 900w or 1000w for gtx 580 sli and room for some overclocking.antec DF-85 is better IMO.
  6. I'd get the old standby CM 212+ or Evo HSF. That puny thing on that Zalman is NOT much of a heatsink even though the copper fins and heat pipes may be. Water cooling is a headache nobody needs.
  7. So looking at the Hyper 212 looks very efficient. better than liquid cooling?
    not sure but at least there is no liquid to f*** up stuff if it goes wrong
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