Hey guys, I am attempting to build my first PC and I need a little bit of help. I've narrowed it down to a basic collection of parts for my budget, which is roughly 600 dollars after rebates, with a bit of wiggle room. I basically want to use this computer for gaming (e.g. Minecraft, Portal 2, League of Legends, Borderlands 2, etc.), image editing in photoshop, watching tv shows, and live streaming on twitch.tv. I don't have to have top notch everything HD, but I'd like something that can handle me better than my outdated PC of almost five years without being obnoxiously loud. That being said, I do plan to use a few things from my current system to save on cash, like my hard drive and disk drive. I will also be re-appropriating my current monitor, mouse, and keyboard. So this is what I've come up with and any input on the subject would be amazing and most appreciated! Thanks.
To be honest, I am still confused as to how many watts it would take to power up everything I've assembled, so I don't know if 530-550W is too much or too little. Any other suggestions for the power supply and parts are welcomed also. I don't really know much about overclocking either, so I'm not really sure if that's something to think about or not. I just want to make sure parts are compatible and that I can hook this thing up properly. Thanks again for taking the time to read this and I hope to hear from you soon!
For a $600 build you won't be able to reuse that DVD burner as it's made for a proprietary case - as is all prebuilt computers. Neither video card or power supply you've picked out is worth purchasing. Your case, motherboard and CPU are all excellent but on a $600 budget they're unobtainable.