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First build, need little bit of help!

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October 16, 2012 7:29:35 PM

So i'm going to spend about 400 Pounds on a PC without a GPU.

Here is a list of products that I was thinking of buying;

Motherboard
Price- 51.44

Asus P8B75-M LX Motherboard (Intel B75, DDR3 RAM, SATA 6GB/s, Micro ATX, USB 3.0, PCI-Express 3.0, GPU Boost, Asus UEFI BIOS, Socket 1155)

http://amzn.to/TrnbNp

Processor
Price- 149.99

Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU (4 x 3.40GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 6Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)

http://amzn.to/Qq9Xl5

PC Case
Price- 30.99

CiT Vantage Type-R Gaming Case with HD Audio, 4 Fans, Card Reader and No PSU - Black

http://amzn.to/SYBzjB

PSU
Price- 37.83

Cooler Master GX-Lite 500W Power Supply

http://amzn.to/V6x89M

HDD
Price- 59.99

Western Digital Caviar Green 1TB SATA III 6 Gbps Internal 3.5 inch Hard Drive

http://amzn.to/TZTA2B





Total cost of all items - 352.23

The Final Question is, What could I change to make it better and will all parts fit together?
Thanks.

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October 16, 2012 7:47:15 PM

That motherboard will not allow for overclocking your "K" processor, and it's not particularly good board, anyway. Suggest ASRock Extreme 4, or Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H, or depending on your intentions re GPU, possibly ASRock Z75 Pro3. You will need to fit aftermarket cooler, before overclocking. Suggest Coolermaster Hyper 212Evo. You will need low profile RAM, to avoid a clash.
Recommend you don't use Coolermaster for PSU. Seasonic, Corsair, Antec, XFX, PC Power&Cooling all good makes, but impossible to suggest rating, without knowing what GPU is being used.
October 16, 2012 8:02:10 PM

This will not be a computer for overclocking but why not buy a processor that I might be overclocking in a future.

I have no idea what you mean by "clash". In a future I will be buying gtx 650 so what PWU do you recomend for me?

Thanks
October 16, 2012 9:34:22 PM

Nothing wrong with keeping the ability to overclock, in reserve, to give you a boost, later. You need a suitable mobo, then all you need to do is add an aftermarket cooler, as and when. If you are going to fit some aftermarket cooler, later, you should use low profile ram. The high heat sinks, on some RAM modules, may be physically in the way, when you come to fit a decent cooler.
I would suggest 500w is more than adequate, but recommend you use a Corsair Cx500, rather than Coolermaster.
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