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Please give me some suggestions on my future build.

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June 9, 2012 6:49:10 AM

hi i am planing a new build this summer and i am a complete nube. i have no idea what i am doing but i have done some basic research and come up with this list

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Seagate Momentus ST906403N1A1AS-RK 640GB 5400 RPM 8MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 2.5" Internal Hard Drive

GIGABYTE GA-H77M-D3H LGA 1155 Intel H77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K

Rosewill Blackbone Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Rosewill Stallion Series RD500-2SB 500W ATX12V v2.2 Power Supply

i would like to know if this will work and if i it can handle bf3 and other fps shooters coming soon or if i could cut the price a bit. ty in advance
June 9, 2012 7:42:58 AM

Hi Locke,

Any particular reason you're going for a 2 1/2 drive? In any event, you don't want to use a 5400RPM drive, too slow. Also, switch to a Corsair PSU, far more reliable