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:hello: Ordering a new PC build in the next few days and just wanted to know if this build is okay with compatibility and do you think its a good build.

This PC will be used for mainly gaming and browsing the web and watching videos. The main games I will be playing are DayZ, World of Warcraft and Battlefield 3.

SSD - Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD £60 -

HDD - Seagate 1TB SATA 3 £60 -

CPU - i5 3570k £177 -
(I will be buying a after market cooler when I start overclocking in the near future.)

Case - Phantom 410 Black £78 -

Ram - 8GB DDR3 1600mhz Corsair Memory Vengeance Low Profile £36 -

Motherboard - Asus P8Z77-V LX Intel Z77 £78 -

PSU - Corsair 600W CX Series V2 £53 -
(If I decide to crossfire in the future could this PSU handle two 7850s?)

GPU - MSI 7850 Power Edition 2GB £180 -

Thanks for reading my post, would love to know your thoughts thanks!
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  1. You may want to swap out that motherboard for this :)

    This board has a beefier power phase design allowing for better overclocking. It's only a little more expensive so it's a very good investment IMO :) It's also Tom's approved!

    Other than that, everything looks good to go :)
  2. hey mate what if im only overclocking at say 4ghz would the asus be fine for that overclock?
  3. yep and it would be easier than to do it on a asrock board.

    beefier power designs dont make too much of a difference at lower overclocks. asus boards are known to be good at overclocking
  4. ^ What Troll said.

    If you're only going up a few hundred Mhz, then the ASUS board will do just fine. However, if money isn't a concern, you might want to consider the ASRock board just incase you want to push your CPU further :)
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