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What do you think of this build??

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February 1, 2012 3:17:46 PM

I'm building my very first computer from the ground up and this is what i have so far:

Case: APEVIA X-JUPITER S-Type X-JUPITERS-BK Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case................$69.99

HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5"..........................$84.99 (no i cant afford a SSD)

Monitor: Acer S231HLbid Black 23" 5ms HDMI LED-Backlight LCD monitor Slim Design................................$149.99

GPU: HIS IceQ Turbo H697QT2G2M Radeon HD 6970 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16..................$319.99(w/ free DiRT3 game)

PSU: Thermaltake TR2 RX 750W Bronze W0382RU ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.91......................................$89.99

Keyboard: Saitek Eclipse II Illuminated Keyboard........................................................................................$45.00

Mouse: Logitech G300 Black/Gray 9 Buttons................................................................................................$39.99

RAM: Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)............................$44.99

Mobo: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0......................................$121.99

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W................................$229.99

Heatsink: Thermaltake CLP0579 120mm Contac 30 Intel LGA-2011 Ready 160W TDP Heatpipe.................$34.99

Total.............................................................................................................................................................$1308.00

A few more questions, is all this compatible w/ one another? Is there anything i NEED to change? Do i need to buy thermal paste or does the CPU come w/ it?

I do have a budget of $1400, so this is what i got for that budget, lemme know what yall think. :D 

~Cory

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