Do I need to buy any extra parts?

Howdy folks,

I have never built a PC before, however I have finally decided to give it a shot. I will be using the system for Gaming (Skyrim, BF3 and Guild Wars 2), and am looking to run on medium to max settings. I've been getting a lot of input from people at work - but I still don't know if I have to buy extra parts? Can I use the parts below to create a working gaming PC ( I have a wifi dongle, monitor and keyboard ) - if not, what extra things will I need?

Part list permalink / Part price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor (£145.71 @ Ebuyer)
Motherboard: MSI H67MS-E23 (B3) Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£59.60 @
Memory: Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£29.99 @ Maplin Electronics)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint M8 320GB 2.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive (£34.07 @ Ebuyer)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Video Card (£166.99 @ Dabs)
Case: Zalman Z9 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case (£45.56 @
Power Supply: Antec 650W ATX12V Power Supply (£73.55 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) (£70.72 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £626.19
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated 2012-02-25 13:32 GMT+0000)
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  1. 1. A mouse
    2. DVD drive
    3. your psu is overkill, get a better hdd (at least 7200)
    4. anti static wrist band £3 just to be safe
  2. A phillips screwdriver, and you can check out the step by step,
    section four here

    I would question the choice of hard drive though, you really want a 7200rpm unit if not an ssd for O/s and a few programs then the use mechanical hdd for storage
    but by and large its looking ok mate :)
  3. I highly recommend you to not get the samsung HDD
  4. C0MMANDO said:
    I highly recommend you to not get the samsung HDD

    Do you know of any alternatives at the same price? I kinda went for a cheap HDD and used the saved money to upgrade to an i5 instead of an i3.
  5. well your psu is an overkill, you can replace it with something like this|17-371-035^17-371-035-TS%2C17-371-004^17-371-004-02%23

    this way you can save a few more bucks on the hdd
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