Homemade Gaming Computer

Hello World.

I started a project to upgrade from a laptop to a desktop and I decided to make it myself.

I have most of the parts picked already, but i need advice if it should be better.

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V Gene LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with Five Fans, window side panel, top HDD

Hard Drive (storage): Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

SSD: Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive

RAM: G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBSR
OR Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model
Video Card: EVGA 02G-P4-2670-KR GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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

Heatsink: Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler

All help/advice is appreciated!
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  1. I don't recommend the micro atx motherboard. Also I recommend a corsair tx650 power supply.
  2. What motherboard do you then suggest, and will 650 be enough?
  3. ASRock Z77 Extreme4. 650W suffices for 670 SLI.
  4. Yes, it's too expensive for what it is.
  5. What's the difference between them, what bad about the first motherboard? Price?
  6. I agree, but i liked it for its perks
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