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Will this gaming pc build work??

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May 14, 2012 6:58:48 PM

Hello,
MoBo: ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 Intel Z68 Motherboard

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40 GHz Quad-Core

RAM: Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9 Vengeance 16GB PC12800 DDR3 RAM - 1600MHz, 4x4096MB, Non-ECC, Unbuffered

Graphics Card: EVGA 015-P3-1582-AR GeForce GTX 580 SuperClocked Video Card

Sound Card: ASUS Xonar Essence STX Sound card

Hard Drives: OCZ AGT3-25SAT3-120G Agility 3 Series Solid State Drive
Seagate ST1000DM003 Barracuda 1TB Hard Drive

Optical Drive: Asus BW-12D1S-U/BLK/G/AS 12x Blu-Ray Burner

Case: Corsair Obsidian 800D Full Tower Case - Steel, ATX, 4x 120mm Fan Ports, 3x 140mm Fans

PSU: Thermaltake TPG-1200M ToughPower Grand Power Supply



This will be my first PC build so i am not sure if everything is compatible with the motherboard. i am able to spend 2500$ tops so if there is something better please let me know. (i am not sure about the psu. if you can tell me how much i need that would be great. i am a gamer/video editor so i need the ram.)
and is the sound card worth the 170$
with the i7-2600k be woth it?

Many Thanks

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May 20, 2012 1:13:41 AM

This topic has been moved from the section Opinions and Experiences to section Systems by Pyree
May 20, 2012 1:16:06 AM

Sound card is fine, but change the CPU to a 2500k as it is the same thing for cheaper. Change PSU to a XFX unit.
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