Well Im getting down to the nitty-gritty of completing this build. This is my first foray into pc building and Im looking for a decent gaming rig mainly for Star Wars Old Republic and Diablo 3 (Maybe some Skyrim and BF3 too). This is what Ive got so far: (sorry no links, my MacBook is horrible when multi-browsing)
PC: Intel i5 3750k Ivy Bridge
MoBo: AsRock Z77 Pro4
GPU: Sapphire Radeon 7850
Memory: Corsair XSM3 8GB
PSU: OCZ Modxstream 600W
HDD: Western Digital 1TB Caviar Green 7200RPM/32MB cache
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912
Optical Drive: LG 22x DVD/CD Writer/Burner
OS: Windows 7 Premium
After weeks of tediously shopping deals I managed to snag all of these components for about $720 so Im fairly happy considering its Ivy Bridge and Z77 based with a decent GPU so it will hopefully last
My question going forward is what sort of peripherals should I look into for cooling and anything else I need if I plan on doing some moderate OC'ing with the GPU and probably CPU as well? It looks like the HAF 912 only comes with one fan but supports I believe 4 or 5 more, whats a good recommendation for getting the most out of cooling with this case? Do I need 4-5 fans or just a few in certain places?
Also, will I need to purchase any extra cables/wires of some kind or will everything Ive purchased cover the basis of getting the machine up and running?
Just waiting on my PSU and HDD to get here, hopefully early this week I can start getting this running