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First Time build, how does this look?

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/deRo/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($45.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($77.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 1.25GB Video Card ($227.86 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Cooler Master 650W ATX12V Power Supply ($57.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($139.98 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($90.65 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: Lite-On SK-1788/BS Wired Standard Keyboard ($14.97 @ Newegg)
Total: $1058.86
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-07-28 02:50 EDT-0400)
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  1. Best answer
    Looks good, but the 7850 OCs better and can rival the GTX 580.
  2. azeem40 said:
    Looks good, but the 7850 OCs better and can rival the GTX 580.

    I was actually looking at a 7850 but I'm more familiar with nvidia GPUs. Is there a learning curve to the AMDs?
  3. The 7xxx series is better bang for buck compared to the 5xx series.
  4. 7850 is overpriced IMO. GTX 560 Ti 448 is old tech. Get a 7870 if you can afford it http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127662
  5. Best answer selected by mario390.
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