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Is this a good desktop for gaming?

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December 9, 2012 3:39:40 PM

Hi there! So, I decided to start building a desktop for gaming. I want to play games on ultra settings. And I'm wondering if this build is good or not:

CPU - Intel Core i5 3570K
Motherboard - MSI Z77 MPOWER
RAM - CORSAIR 8GB DDR3 1600 MHZ
Case - COOLERMASTER HAF 912 PLUS
HDD - WESTERN DIGITAL 1TB 7200 RPM SATA3 64MB BLUE
Power Supply - CORSAIR GAMING SERIES 800W
SSD - OCZ AGILITY 3 SATA III SSD 240 GB
Graphics Driver - MSI GE FORCE GTX 680 2GB DDR5 (PCIE3)
Cooler - CORSAIR HYDRO SERIES H80 COOLER CPU
Sound Card - ASUS XONAR 7.1
Drives - SAMSUNG BLU-RAY COMBO 8X LIGHTSCRIBE RETAIL
Monitor - SAMSUNG SYNCMASTER S24A300B

Do you think that I should change anything? Does the MSI GTX 680 fits the HAF 912 PLUS case? Is it going to handle well future games?

Oh, and other question. When the graphics driver gets outdated, can I change it? I didn't choose a laptop because I heard that it is impossible to change graphics drivers on laptops.

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December 9, 2012 4:09:25 PM

thats fine all looks good for a gaming rig your 680 will fit no problem. Yes you can change the gpu driver as new ones are released. :) 
a b 4 Gaming
December 9, 2012 4:34:53 PM

Yea looks good, have fun! ( you can update drivers on laptops... I think what you are asking is if you can replace graphic cards when you want more power? If so, yea you can in desktops but not really in most laptops.)

Edit: Graphics Drivers are Software, Graphics Cards are Hardware :) 
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December 9, 2012 4:52:12 PM

Thank you guys for the help!

And derza, thank you for telling me the difference, I always thought that they were the same xD :) 
a b 4 Gaming
December 9, 2012 6:18:23 PM

Np :)  happy to help!
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