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Hello! I am building my first gaming pc and I was wondering if these specs are good or if I need to change anything.

Zotac Z68ITX-A-E LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Motherboard
Intel Core i5-3550
Corsair Enthusiast Series 650-Watt 80 Plus Bronze Certified Power Supply
Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III 7200 RPM 64 MB Cache Internal Desktop Hard Drive Bulk/OEM
MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr III Power Edition/OC Graphics Card
Corsair Hydro Series H80 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler
CoolerMaster HAF 922 case

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[EDIT] So after just browsing the forum I've noticed that AMD processors are absolutely terrible compared to Intel processors for gaming.
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  1. Outcastscout said:


    AMD




    Nope.
  2. So I should just go with the i5 instead?
  3. Yep. Intel has a distinct advantage for gaming that NO AMD CPU can match.
  4. azeem40 said:
    Yep. Intel has a distinct advantage for gaming that NO AMD CPU can match.


    Alrighty then! :bounce:

    My last concern at the moment is if you know anything about the case that I'm using as I'm unsure if I can fit a 570 in it.
  5. Best answer
    It can fit the 570 even with the hard drive cage in.
  6. Best answer selected by Outcastscout.
  7. azeem40 said:
    It can fit the 570 even with the hard drive cage in.


    Thank you!
  8. Swap the motherboard and CPU for this:

    CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    MoBo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271

    A mITX motherboard in an ATX case isn't really a great combination. A full ATX motherboard will offer better overclocking and more features than the mITX board you listed. Also, I doubt the Z68 mITX motherboard can support Ivy Bridge CPUs.
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