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My new build, want others opinions

Hello, I,ve been looking into all the computer parts for a while now for a moderately priced gaming rig and this is what I've now come up, just want to check I haven't made any stupid mistakes and am unsure about my motherboard being micro atx as opposed to full atx size? What's the difference?and I have decided to go with the i5 2500kbecause seeing I live in nz ivy bridge will probably take a long time to be released here and from what I can tell there's not much difference? But please tell me if I'm wrong

Here are the links:
http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=VGASAP7850&name=Sapphire-HD7850-GHZ-EDITION-2G-GDDR5-PCI-E-3.0-Vid

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=PSUCLM13042&name=COOLER-MASTER-600W-eXtreme-Power-Plus-SLI-Silent-1

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=HDDSE2104&name=Seagate-1TB-Barracuda-7200.12-SATA3-HDD-64M-CACHE-

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=CPUIT2501&name=Intel-sandy-bridge-Quad-Core-i5-2500K-Unlocked-3.3

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MEMGSK0361&name=G.SKILL-Ripjaws-X-8GB-(2x4GB)-DDR3-1600-(PC3-12800

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=CHACLM0505&name=COOLER-MASTER-CENTURION-5-II-NO-PSU-BLACK-MID-TOWE

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MBDGBM2732&name=Gigabyte-GA-Z77M-D3H-LGA1155-Intel-Z77-chipset-mAT

Thanks for any replies :-)
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  1. The biggest problem I see is the coolermaster psu. They aren't known for quality. I would look for a more reputable brand such as antec, corsair, seasonic, xfx, pc power & cooling... etc
  2. 6 links, no parts names ? If ya want more respones, include component names and save your potential helpers a clickfest.

    Cooler Master never made a PSU I'd buy.... Top end Corsair HX (up to 850), Antec CP / SG series, XFX Black or XXX Edition, Seasonic X series ..... next tier Corsair TX, XFX Core Edition.

    On the RAM, Id look for low profile Corsair Vengeance .... no tall, toothy heat sinks.

    The 7850 is a good card, for $210 - $220. At current prices it' costs to much when it's performance lies between the $200 560 Ti and the $210 900 MHz 560 Ti
  3. zooted said:
    The biggest problem I see is the coolermaster psu. They aren't known for quality. I would look for a more reputable brand such as antec, corsair, seasonic, xfx, pc power & cooling... etc

    Is thermal take better, the corsair ones are to expensive at that store and none of the other brands you mentioned are there
  4. Best answer
    No not really, they are about the same. Do not skimp on the psu. This is the most important thing in a build. If you get a bad one it can take out other components with it. it
  5. zooted said:
    No not really, they are about the same. Do not skimp on the psu. This is the most important thing in a build. If you get a bad one it can take out other components with it. it

    So the corsair 650w hx 650 would be worth the $220?
  6. http://www.ascent.co.nz/productspecification.aspx?ItemID=398519
    Here is a decent deal that will suffice if you choose to crossfire down the road.
  7. JackNaylorPE said:
    6 links, no parts names ? If ya want more respones, include component names and save your potential helpers a clickfest.

    Cooler Master never made a PSU I'd buy.... Top end Corsair HX (up to 850), Antec CP / SG series, XFX Black or XXX Edition, Seasonic X series ..... next tier Corsair TX, XFX Core Edition.

    On the RAM, Id look for low profile Corsair Vengeance .... no tall, toothy heat sinks.

    The 7850 is a good card, for $210 - $220. At current prices it' costs to much when it's performance lies between the $200 560 Ti and the $210 900 MHz 560 Ti

    So do you think save $50 and get the leadtek winfast gtx560 ti instead of the 7850?

    Do g.skill ram overheat?
  8. I personally wouldn't, as the 7850 is almost on par with a 570 and consumes a lot less power. It also has great ocing potential.

    Those fancy heat spreaders aren't really necessary.
  9. Is this a good psu? Would this allow crossfire later?
  10. Yeah it's a good psu for the price. It will work for 7850 crossfire as they sip power.
  11. Best answer selected by lpiotoole.
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