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Corsair builder series cx 500 v2 good enough for this configuration?

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Last response: in Components
December 22, 2012 11:40:06 PM


I'm building a pc for the first time!

Im on a 600 CAD budget

So far i have decided to get the following parts:

Seagate Barracuda 3tb (7200) - getting it for $100

Cooler Master K350(Mid tower)- $25

Ripjaws x series (2x4)(1866) - $ 40

gtx 560 sc(evga version) - $35+$35 for going to a different city to get it(after rebate and discount)(Already Bought it)

either the 3570-$180 or the 3570k-$220

ASUS P8Z77-V LK- $95

and a cheap optical drive(suggestions?)-going to be used to mainly install the Os and sometimes games

So my main question is whether a corsair builder series cs 500 v2(for $30) will be good enough for the following set up?

Can i also get some comments on the setup(if its good or bad,if any improvements are needed, if any parts are incompatible and so on).Oh and i was also wondering if i shud gt the 3570k or the 3570(keeping in mind tht i can gt the k for 220 and the non k for 180)

I will be using this computer for gaming.I dont really care for super high settings(decent fps with mid to high settings are fine by me).

Thank You!

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a b ) Power supply
December 23, 2012 12:56:38 AM

PCPartPicker part list:
Price breakdown by merchant:

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Canada Computers)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.03 @ DirectCanada)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-GD55 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($94.99 @ Canada Computers)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.58 @ DirectCanada)
Case: Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: Silverstone Strider Essential 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($62.48 @ DirectCanada)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.82 @ DirectCanada)
Total: $502.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-22 21:56 EST-0500)

best for ur budget.