Building Gaming PC (First time)


I'm planning on building my own gaming pc for the first time. I've gotten all my parts off of newegg and I need help to confirm if everything is compatible and if it is even possible to build it.

Here are the parts

Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

ASUS P8Z77-V LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Antec Twelve Hundred V3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Unbeatable Gaming Case

MSI N660 Ti PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Gold Series RS800-80GAD3-US 800W ATX 12V v2.3 / EPS 12V v2.92 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX

SAMSUNG 830 Series MZ-7PC128B/WW 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH24NS90 - OEM

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

EnGenius EUB9706 Wireless N Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n, Up to 300Mbps, WPS Button

My budget is around $1500 and I aim to play things like Tribes: Ascend, Starcrcaft 2, Blacklight Retribution, Guild Wars 2, and League of Legends.

Any help/tips would be appreciated!

Approximate Purchase Date: Anytime really.

Budget Range: $1000-1500

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, gaming, web, email, movies.

Are you buying a monitor: No, unless price fits since I already have one.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:Newegg

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Seattle, Washington.

Parts Preferences: by brand or type - Nvidia, Intel

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: no

Your Monitor Resolution- 1920 x 1080
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  1. All compatible, but the 7950 is $320 and beats the 660Ti. I recommend it. Get a Corsair, Antec PSU.
  2. Another question?

    How much watts would I need for the power supply?

    Like a 750w PSU or something else
  3. 650w-700w is enough, and has a a lot of headroom.
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