First Build / opinions / Advise Please?

:hello: I'm Planning to Put Together My First System Wanted to Get Some Advise/Opinions?

Using For: Internet, Audio Production, Video/Photo Editing And Gaming.

I Been Reading As Much I Can & Watching Reviews :whistle: , Need Help Will This All Work Or I'm Missing Anything?

Any Help Will Be Greatly Appreciated :sol:


Case:
CoolerMaster HAF X.

CPU:
Sandy bridge i5 2500k Socket LGA 1155.

Motherboard:
ASUS P8Z68-V Pro/Gen3.

CPU COOLER:
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Cooler.

GPU:
Sapphire HD7850 2GB GDDR5 OC.

PSU:
Corsair AX750w.

RAM:
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz.

Hard Drives:
Intel SSD 520 Series 2.5 inch 120GB
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATAIII 6Gb/s 16MB Cache 3.5 inch.

Fan Control:
Scythe 5.25'' Kaze Master Pro.

Cooling:
Mega flow 200 Blue LED 200mm x3(2Top&1Side)
120mm x1 Blue LED (Back)
BitFenix 230mm Spectre Blue LED(Front).

Operating System:
Windows 7 Ultimate x64.

Optical Drive:
Sony 24x Internal DVD Re writer.
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  1. Consider getting a Z77 motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128544
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131837

    PSU
    Could go lower down to 650 unless you plan on crossfire/SLI later on. (but even 650 is quite a lot)

    RAM
    For video editing, I was advised to get 16GB of ram.
  2. 2nd the extra ram. Everything else looks alright. Could drop down to the ax650 but i'd stay with the 750 personally. You never know what you'll get in the future.
  3. Thanks 7Ghost & DevaStater6194 For Your Reply

    Motherboard:
    Any Reason For A Z77 over a Z68 Using I5 2500K
    Also If I Did Go For Asus P8Z77-v What one Pro Or Deluxe

    PSU:
    I Probably Will Crossfire At Some point.

    Ram
    Is It Worth Sticking With Crucial Ballistix Sport, 2 kits of 8GB (2x4) Or Go For 16GB 4pcs kit? Or Any Ram 16GB You Can recommend?

    Many Thanks
  4. Differences between ASUS motherboard versions
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQoKs1g0FjQ&feature=plcp

    Z77s generally have more USB 3.0s and PCI gen 3.0. PCI gen 3.0 is not significant in single card configurations. Other than that, I just say it's just newer.

    I'm building a PC in a few months and I'm probably going to get these
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231315&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Memory%20(Desktop%20Memory)-_-G.SKILL-_-20231315&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=
  5. Doesn't matter if it 2x (2x4gb) or 1x (4x4gb) as long as you make sure they are all the same type.
    Z77's pretty much have more usb 3.0's and pci-e 3.0 which you can't use on account of the 2500k.
    You could consider the sabertooth if you can stand the colour. very good mobo.
  6. Im Going For:

    Motherboard:
    Asus P8Z77-V PRO

    &

    RAM:
    Corsair Vengeance Blue 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz CL9 DDR3
    (Will I Have Any Probs With Corsair Vengeance, Fitting With Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus)

    Just Looking into SSD's Now Do I Really Need One?
  7. Tj_S89 said:
    Im Going For:

    Motherboard:
    Asus P8Z77-V PRO

    &

    RAM:
    Corsair Vengeance Blue 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz CL9 DDR3
    (Will I Have Any Probs With Corsair Vengeance, Fitting With Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus)

    Just Looking into SSD's Now Do I Really Need One?


    Don't think the ram will touch the CPU fan. If you are extremely worried, just look for low profile.
    SSDs are not needed, however they boot Windows faster than a SATA drive. They also improve loading times on games, but with the price of SSDs currently, I suggest only putting MMOs on SSDs.

    Boot Time Comparison
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bIrjwx6umdg
  8. I Would Like To Use The Ram As It Match's The Mobo lol
    I Just Have To Search Around To See Anyone Had's Any Probs With The Cooler, I Saw On Another Forum Xigmatek Gaia SD1283 Should Fit And It's Cheaper =)
    Also I Do Want a SSD Its Just The Price -_-
  9. Just buy a cheap 60gb for the moment then and just wait until the prices come down before buying another.
    Also Kingston HyperX Genesis is good, blue and low profile.
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