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Would this be a good gaming build?

Case
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
HDD
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
VideoC Card
Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
PSU
Newegg.com - XION AXP-700K14XE 700W ATX SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 Bronze Modular Power Supply
Memory
Newegg.com - PNY XLR8 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model MD8192KD3-1600-X9
MoBo
Newegg.com - ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
CPU
Newegg.com - Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K
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    I would not use that power supply, it's pretty bad. If you only want to run a single GTX560 Ti then you only need 500-550 watts from a good power supply manufacturer. If you plan on adding another later in Sli you would need a good 750w unit. Stick with Corsair, Seasonic, PC Power and Cooling, XFX, Antec, Enermax or Silverstone. Here is a pretty good guide to go by.

    http://www.eggxpert.com/forums/thread/323050.aspx

    If you are going to overclock you need a CPU cooler. The Coolermaster Hyper 212+ and Hyper 212 Evo are both good low cost options.

    Do NOT use that RAM for a 2500K. You need 1.5v RAM or you will void the CPU warranty. I recommend GSkill Ripjaws X or Corsair Vengeance.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233196


    Either of these kits will fit under an aftermarket CPU cooler.
  2. Ok, here is my edits:

    Memory
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    CPU Cooler
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

    PSU
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371004

    Will that PSU work with my motherboard it says its an ATX12v and my board says only ATX
  3. You need more Power supply. This would be about minimum.
    Antec EarthWatts EA-500D Green 500W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply $49.99 after $15 MIR free shipping http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371035
  4. Ok I added that PSU. Is there anything else, or is she finally looking good?
  5. Looking good!
  6. Yep that is much better. That cooler should get you to a very nice ~4.5Ghz overclock. Power supply is good quality and that memory is about as good as it gets. You should be very happy with the build. Do yourself a favor and save up for a ~120GB SSD. That will really make the system fly!
  7. Best answer selected by roaddoc326.
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