First build, looking for a thumbs up before the go ahead! Tags: Build Systems Last response: May 21, 2012 10:00 AM in Systems Share graphicsfantastic May 20, 2012 8:30:18 PM Hello, What's your opinion on this build, looking to order this week so if I have to make changes best to do it now Mushkin Chronos 120gb SSD 1TB Seagate ST1000DM003 Barracuda 7200.12 SATA III 6Gb/s Hard Drive -HDD 16GB Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte #993995 (4x4GB) 1600 (PC3-12800) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM CAS 9-9-9-24 1.5V 530W be quiet! Pure Power L8 80PLUS Bronze Modular Power Supply ASRock Z77 Extreme4-M (Socket 1155/Intel Z77/DDR3/S-ATA 600/Micro ATX) Intel Core i7-2600K 3.40GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Unlocked Processor - Retail Arctic Cooling Freezer i30 Quiet CPU Cooler I've already got a dvd writer for the build, still deciding on case but most likely going for a fractal design with soundproofing. Any opinions, advice or comments are welcome! Thanks everyone! More about : build thumbs ahead graphicsfantastic May 20, 2012 8:33:29 PM Probably would help if I said what I'd be using it for! Pretty much entirely Photoshop and Lightroom. No gaming , though may add a Nvidia MSI GTX-560 as it could be helpful for Photoshop. Why_Me May 20, 2012 9:08:05 PM graphicsfantastic said:Probably would help if I said what I'd be using it for! Pretty much entirely Photoshop and Lightroom. No gaming , though may add a Nvidia MSI GTX-560 as it could be helpful for Photoshop. Change that psu to a better brand... Corsair, XFX, Seasonic, Silverstone, Antec or Enermax. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer graphicsfantastic May 21, 2012 10:00:26 AM Thanks for the advice, apart from that you'd say its a solid build? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumNeed The Green Light and the 2 Thumbs Up Of Approval ForumAMD - THE ROAD AHEAD ForumJust want one last thumbs up before buying! ForumSelected parts - need critique before I go ahead ForumMy value number-cruncher, go ahead or wait on 1155? ForumFirst build - pls give go ahead : ) ForumFirst build ever. help me not screw it up . ForumOrdering in about 1hour, Thumbs up or thumbs down? Forum$2000 build . First build need advice. Willing to go up to $3000 ForumAny problems with my build before I go ahead and buy it? ForumLooking for build advice before I purchase ForumReady to buy. Final Setup(promise!) Just needs thumbs up ForumThumbs Plus destroys EXIF? Forum$1000 Gaming Rig. Ready to pull the trigger. I just want a thumbs up Forum1000 +/- a few gaming - looking for a thumbs up ForumFirst Gaming Build - Before Advice/Suggestions ForumLooking Ahead : AMD or INTEL platforms... ForumPCI compatibility question ForumWhat is a good budget gaming build? (~$600) ForumWhat do you think of my build?? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !