About to purchase, can someone double check this for me?

Hey, buying a new computer for the first time, just want someone to look it over really quick to make sure I am not overlooking anything.

I already have a dvd drive, and I will purchase a monitor later. I also plan to get Windows 7 once the stuff gets here.

CPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115230

GPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121623

motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271

Power supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171053

Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820161452

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119233

Thanks for the help!
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  1. CPU - Good choice (Even though I'm a AMD fan :O)
    GPU - A Nvidia based chip will have better performance with a Intel chip, a GTX 480 would be better performance at the same cost.
    Mobo - I'm not a fan of ASRock but it seams people are flocking to them these days. Asus / EVGA / Gigabite are my choices.
    Power Supply - That will work fine.
    Memory - Deffiantly replace with name brand. 1x4gb of Corsair Vengance 1600mhz is awesome stuff.
    Case - all preference, cool master makes good cases.

    You do not have any HDD's or SSD's selected or an OS. I'm assuming you have that covered.
  2. These are not too much more expensive, would they work?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769
  3. killermoats said:

    GPU - A Nvidia based chip will have better performance with a Intel chip, a GTX 480 would be better performance at the same cost.
    Memory - 1x4gb of Corsair Vengance 1600mhz is awesome stuff.

    There is NO proof that an Nvidia based graphics card will perform better with an Intel Chip than a compariable AMD graphics chip, just as there is NO evidence that an AMD Graphics card will perform better on an AMD CPU than a comparable Nvidia based card. :non:

    According to this:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html

    the 7850 is 1 tier above the GTX480 in performance, So not much difference overall, except that the 7850 probably uses less power at full load than the GTX480. :??:

    What IS true is that some games perform better with an Nvidia card and other games with an AMD card. If we knew what games you played, we could make a better recommendation.

    1x4gb of corsair ram may be awesome, but I would recommend getting a 2x4gb kit, so that you would be running in dual channel mode.
  4. killermoats said:
    CPU - Good choice (Even though I'm a AMD fan :O)
    GPU - A Nvidia based chip will have better performance with a Intel chip, a GTX 480 would be better performance at the same cost..


    Actually it isn't - with the 2550K you forfeit use of the onboard video which is a diagnostic tool in case something happens to your GPU. Go with the 2500K.

    As for the GPU - that is actually BS in saying that NVIDIA will work better with Intel - GPUs are *NOT*, nor ever will be CPU specific. You can use either card on either CPU and be fine. I'd go for the Radeon 7850 myself - it's far newer than the GTX 480 and is actually beating the 570TI in some tests.
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