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November 20, 2012 4:18:07 AM

hey. im building a new computer for gaming,internet,and the whole package basicly. im curious if these parts are all compatible and if there is anything im over spending on. thanks for reading and helping
im also looking to upgrade to a i7 in the future. :) 

HDD- Western Digital WD Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

SSD-OCZ Onyx Series OCZSSD2-1ONX32G 2.5" 32GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

PSU-OCZ Fatal1ty 750W Modular Gaming 80Plus Bronze Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

CPU-Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

OS-Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

MOBO-ASUS P8B75-V LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

RAM-G.SKILL Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR2
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1682...

GPU-SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (100314-3L )
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681...

Sata cables-
OKGEAR 18" SATA 6 Gbps Cable, Straight to Right Angle W/Metal Latch, UV Blue, Backward Compatible with 3 Gbps and 1.5 Gbps

Coboc 1.5 ft. Serial ATA (SATA) 2 Cable (Red)

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November 20, 2012 5:53:06 AM

My biggest concern would be CPU/mobo comb. The B75 mobo is an entry level business mobo, not ideally suited to CPU. It will work (sort of), but is not capable of using half of CPU's capabilities. Having said that, I would recommend the more up to date, and slightly better i5-3570K processor, unless the 2500K is SIGNIFICANTLY cheaper. 3570K should be matched with a Z77 mobo. If you stick with 2500K, you should ideally use Z68 mobo.
2500K only natively supports up to 1333MHz RAM. The 1600MHz RAM is fine with the 3570K.
Are you intending to add 2nd GPU, in future. If not, you don't need 750w power supply. If you do, mobo needs to take that probable expansion, into account.
OCZ are having some "corporate issues" at present, so not sure I can wholeheartedly endorse any of their products, at the moment. In any case, I would suggest changing SSD to Crucial M4, or the slightly better Samsung 830.
Graphics card is OK, but you can do better, at similar price.
You will need an aftermarket cooler, for CPU, if you plan to overclock. You shouldn't need extra cables, with decent components. Case?
If you let us know your max budget, could probably put a better combination, together, for you.
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November 20, 2012 1:07:54 PM

basicly my max buget is around 850$ thad be great if you guys could make me something better
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November 20, 2012 1:30:46 PM

and yea i plan on adding a 2nd video card in the future.
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November 20, 2012 2:03:50 PM

If you have local Microcentre, and can stretch budget slightly, this would be much better. If not you can always use your original HD6870. Not as good, but not miles behind. If you definitely want 2nd GPU, in near future, you should probably get 750w PSU to allow for it, which would stretch budget again. Mobo is fine for 2nd GPU, so that's not an issue.
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($28.98 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($66.48 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Amazon)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $862.37
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-20 10:58 EST-0500)

That very good deal, on processor, only available "in-store". Elsewhere, at least $45 more.
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November 20, 2012 10:18:58 PM

Best answer selected by ik0dy.
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