First build, need advice

Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks- 1 month

Budget Range: 800-850 (not including monitor, keyboard, speakers, mouse)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching videos

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg is where I built my wishlist, but I'm open to other options as well

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Grand Rapids, MI

Overclocking: Maybe

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Not upgrading, First computer build

Whole build list: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=20082205

Individual Parts:

Case:
COOLER MASTER Elite 431 Plus RC-431P-KWN2 Black Steel Body (0.5mm SECC), ABS plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119256

Motherboard:
ASUS P8Z77-V LE LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131823

Graphics:
XFX Double D Black Edition FX-777A-ZDB4 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150599

Power Supply:
CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

CPU:
Intel Core i5-3450 Ivy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.5GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53450
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116506

Memory:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

Hard Drive:
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 1.5TB 5900 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148725

CD drive:
SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118031

Thank you for your help in advance.
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  1. K_nelson16 said:
    Approximate Purchase Date: 2 weeks- 1 month

    Budget Range: 800-850 (not including monitor, keyboard, speakers, mouse)

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching videos

    Do you need to buy OS: No

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg is where I built my wishlist, but I'm open to other options as well

    Location: City, State/Region, Country - Grand Rapids, MI

    Overclocking: Maybe

    And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Not upgrading, First computer build

    Whole build list: http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=20082205

    Individual Parts:

    Case:
    COOLER MASTER Elite 431 Plus RC-431P-KWN2 Black Steel Body (0.5mm SECC), ABS plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119256

    Motherboard:
    ASUS P8Z77-V LE LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131823

    Graphics:
    XFX Double D Black Edition FX-777A-ZDB4 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150599

    Power Supply:
    CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 600W ATX12V v2.3 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139028

    CPU:
    Intel Core i5-3450 Ivy Bridge 3.1GHz (3.5GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637I53450
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116506

    Memory:
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428

    Hard Drive:
    Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 1.5TB 5900 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148725

    CD drive:
    SONY Black 18X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM SATA DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1681S-0B - OEM
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118031

    Thank you for your help in advance.


    change the CPU to the i5 3570k as the one you have is virtually the same but wont overclock.
  2. Advice taken and changed, 20 bucks won't kill me to be able to overclock :)
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