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I am buying parts on Newegg.com for a new gaming desktop and I want to be sure that the they work together before I purchase them. This is my first time building a computer ever so give me the benefit of the doubt.

COOLER MASTER Storm Scout Mid Tower Case
Item #: N82E16811119196
Western Digital 320GB Internal Hard Drive
Item #: N82E16822136770
LITE-ON Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive
Item #: N82E16827106276
Thermaltake 430W Power Supply
Item #: N82E16817153023
CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR3 SDRAM
Item #: N82E16820145261
ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813157265
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
Item #: N82E16819115072
Crucial M4 64GB Internal SSD
Item #: N82E16820148441

I will be purchasing the Nvidia 660 graphics card when it comes out on the 16th, but I need to get everything else now. Any help is appreciated.
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  1. i would go for a better brand of power supply, aside from that everything else looks good
  2. Everything is in order,but you should get a better power supply,550w of quality juice is minimum for i5 and gtx 660 in my opinion,everything else is good to go,cheers !!!
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171036

    its a decent Powersupply, the Silent Pro Series is a trusted series i love my 700watt one

    if not look into getting this one

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151095
  4. Neinzz said:
    I am buying parts on Newegg.com for a new gaming desktop and I want to be sure that the they work together before I purchase them. This is my first time building a computer ever so give me the benefit of the doubt.

    COOLER MASTER Storm Scout Mid Tower Case
    Item #: N82E16811119196
    Western Digital 320GB Internal Hard Drive
    Item #: N82E16822136770
    LITE-ON Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive
    Item #: N82E16827106276
    Thermaltake 430W Power Supply
    Item #: N82E16817153023
    CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR3 SDRAM
    Item #: N82E16820145261
    ASRock P67 EXTREME4 GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Motherboard
    Item #: N82E16813157265
    Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz
    Item #: N82E16819115072
    Crucial M4 64GB Internal SSD
    Item #: N82E16820148441

    I will be purchasing the Nvidia 660 graphics card when it comes out on the 16th, but I need to get everything else now. Any help is appreciated.

    That 2500K is outdated along with that P67 board. It's meant for a future dual card set up and it's based on older architecture. You don't want 4x2GB of RAM, you want 2x4GB, that psu is an over priced door stop and hold off on the SSD for now or size up to a $100 120 - 128 GB SSD. 60GB is a waste of money unless your into spending that dough to get a faster boot up time. Not really worth it imo.

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice <----- This is the sticky at the top of this forum. Please copy and paste it on here.
  5. Thanks for the quick responses, everybody. It really helped me out.
  6. Sorry Why_Me, I misunderstood that last sentence in your reply but here it is.


    Approximate Purchase Date: This weekend for everything except for the gtx 660.
    Budget Range: $600-$750.
    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, video editing, surfing the web.
    Parts Not Required: Corsair Vengeance M60 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826816006
    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
    Country: U.S.A
    Parts Preferences: I would prefer Intel for my cpu but I do not know much about motherboards let alone have a favorite brand.
    Overclocking: Maybe but not for a few months if at all.
    SLI or Crossfire: No
    Monitor Resolution: Varying, but primarily 1920x1080
    Additional Comments: Quieter is better but it's not a big deal.


    I also changed the combination a bit (* means changed)

    Case:COOLER MASTER Storm Scout Mid Tower Case
    Item #: N82E16811119196
    *Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 LGA 1155
    Item #: N82E16813157297
    *CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge
    Item #: N82E16819116504
    *Memory:CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB)
    Item #: N82E16820233144
    Hard Drive: Western Digital 320GB Internal Hard Drive
    Item #: N82E16822136770
    *PSU: SeaSonic M12II 620W
    Item #: N82E16817151095
    Optical Drive: LITE-ON Black SATA DVD-ROM Drive
    Item #: N82E16827106276

    *Extra* Corsair Vengeance M60
    Item #: N82E16826816006
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    Here's a few cost cutters to check out. Keep in mind that a decent 500w psu will run that 660 ti. This XFX down below is manufactured by Seasonic for XFX as are all XFX psu's. This psu down below will push a gtx 680.

    http://www.amazon.com/XFX-ATX-550-Power-Supply/dp/B004RJ8EKI/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1344008632&sr=1-1 $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    XFX ATX 550 Power Supply - P1550SXXB9

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013 <----- that same psu @ newegg

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1030096 $306.98 save: $18.00
    Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K
    ASRock Z77 Pro3 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231544 $43.99 FREE SHIPPING
    G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAO

    http://www.amazon.com/Sony-AD-7280S-0B-Internal-Drive-Black/dp/B0057FRTPW/ref=pd_cp_e_0 $16.99 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
    Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x SATA Internal DVD+/-RW Drive (Black)

    http://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Barracuda-3-5-Inch-Internal-ST3500641AS-RK-Retail/dp/B000EY5F5C/ref=sr_1_8?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1344007896&sr=1-8 $69.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Seagate Barracuda 500 GB 7200RPM SATA NCQ 16 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Desktop Hard Drive ST3500641AS-RK-Retail Kit

    http://www.amazon.com/Antec-Three-Hundred-Two-Gaming/dp/B006TVQTHW/ref=sr_1_6?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1343970353&sr=1-6 $69.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Antec Three Hundred Two Gaming Case, Black w/front 3.0 USB

    http://www.amazon.com/Windows-Premium-64bit-System-Builder/dp/B004Q0PT3I/ref=pd_bxgy_e_text_b $88.73 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
    Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (Full) System Builder DVD 1 Pack
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