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Micro ATX System Build Compatibility and Suggestions

Approximate Purchase Date: soonish, 1-3 months maybe

Budget Range:Um no specific, max $1500 Australian Dollars

System Usage from Most to Least Important: used for gaming and photo editing

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: doesnt matter

Country: Australia

Parts:
Already have a brand new EVGA Gefroce GTX 580 1.5gb

Other Parts I am looking at:
Intel Core i5 2500K
LG CH12LS28 12X BD-R Blu-ray DVD Combo Drive
Crucial M4 SSD 120gb
Coolermaster Elite 341 mATX Case: going to have all optional fans: totalling 4
OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular PSU
Not sure what DDR3 ram to use. Does anyone know which DDR3 of 2gb that would be good for use with the motherboard below?
Asus P8H67-M Pro motherboard

Overclocking: Maybe slightly

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe later

Monitor Resolution: N/A

Additional Comments: Don't think that there is anything that ive forgotten, except that I'm not using watercooling. Just want to know if everything will work together :) Any comments or ideas are much welcome.
All help is very much appreciated :)
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  1. might pay go abit more on the mb
    pccasegear got some nice micro atx boards using z77 for about $40 more then what could get the Asus P8H67-M Pro
    updated looking board from the Asus P8H67-M Pro
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19917
  2. tassietim said:
    might pay go abit more on the mb
    pccasegear got some nice micro atx boards using z77 for about $40 more then what could get the Asus P8H67-M Pro
    updated looking board from the Asus P8H67-M Pro
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=138_711_1183&products_id=19917


    Yea, that sounds like a much better idea. More bang for the buck. Um what RAM should I use? Any suggestions?
  3. Ok, so this is the parts I have now:

    CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=16531

    DVD-Drive: LG CH12LS28 12X BD-R Blu-ray DVD Combo Drive
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=18220

    SSD: Crucial M4 SSD 128GB
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=17685

    Case: Silverstone TJ 08e
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=17904

    Power-Supply: OCZ Technology ZT Series 650W Power Supply
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=19352


    Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-M PRO Motherboard
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=19917

    Ram: G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-10666CL9D-8GBXL (2x4GB) DDR3
    http://www.pccasegear.com/index.ph [...] s_id=16509

    My only question is will they work together? are there any compatibility issues?
  4. asrock z68 extreme3 gen3 or the extreme4 one, should be around 120bucks-180 bucks depending on which one.

    get a better case. like theone up there with dargy13
  5. Best answer
    case wise not bad but for cleaner lines and added cooler options
    maybe think about
    Fractal Design Define Mini
    or
    Fractal Design Define R3 Black USB 3.0
    both coould use H100 (in define r3) or H80 series cooler (in either)
    i dont see any issues with those parts
  6. Best answer selected by Dargon13.
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