Gaming PC Build

The last few months I have gone from playing on console to PC. I have also gotten into recording games and uploading onto YouTube, which I find fun. My computer can play simple games at the moment, but I would like to be able to play games like Assassin's Creed 3 and Far Cry 3. I have a little bit of an idea of what I would like to get for my PC build so I made a list.

CPU: i5-2500K Unlocked

GPU: ATI RADEON HD7770 1GB

RAM:Corsair CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 Vengenace 16GB 1600MHz

HARD DRIVE: Seagate ST1000DM003 3.5 inch 1TB

MOTHER BOARD: MSI 760GM Motherboard

CASE:Zalman Z11

So I just want to know would this be good for gaming recording?
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  1. First, you picked an incorrect motherboard. That motherboard is for AMD. You want an intel motherboard.

    If you do not plan to overclock, go for the i5-34xx and a H77 motherboard. The ASRock H77 should work great.

    What power supply are you using?

    Do you have a budget?
  2. Or you could get a cheaper vishera cpu like the new 6 core or an 8300.
  3. That's true^. I've been waiting for Tom's to release benchmarks!!
  4. I was going to use a AMD CPU and chose to go with the i5 2500k. Which must be why I had chosen a AMD Motherboard.

    I don't really have a budget, but I would like to keep it around £500.

    I do plan to overclock the CPU for better performance.
  5. I would think that an amd cpu would be better with your budget. I know that is about $1000 usd but, it translates to more like 800, and I feel like if you got a cheaper cpu you could go for a better gpu.
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