New computer need help!!

I am a newer generation computer builder and I need some help to make sure these computer parts will work together. What do you guys think? I will be using the machine for some photo editing and some gaming.
Lian Li case
EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI
CORSAIR XMS3 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

I could also use some help finding a good power source and some fans that will keep the system cool.

Thanks in advance for your advice.
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  1. The motherboard and cpu are incompatible: the Core i7-2600K is an 1155 socket and the motherboard is a (last generation) 1366 socket. Try looking for a 1155 Z68 motherboard.

    If you really want the successor to the x58, try an x79 board with an LGA2011 processor.
  2. thanks how does this work...
    ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
  3. I won't knock you on the case, thats up to personal preference. I have heard that case is good for acoustic dampening.

    Skip the 55Ti, go with a 6850 or 6870.
    6850 in same price range

    16GB of ram is over kill. 8GB will do you just fine

    Skip that motherboard. Its not a bad board but doesn't go with the CPU I would pick

    Skip that processor as well. Go with the i5 2500K

    I was going to pick up that SSD..

    Powersupply.. I am biased to XFX based on past history with their products

    Your parts without power supply = $1170
    What I would go with and power supply = $1137
  4. don't get the 550ti, its a complete rip-off, and since you can afford a 2600k, then upgrading your gpu would make your gaming experience much more enjoyable.
    as for the motherboard you could also have a look at if the z68 ones offer you faetures that you would need
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