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Is this a good gaming build?

So yeah I want to play games on the pc at like max graphics (ultra settings) with a steady 50-60 fps. Here is my current build so far and also feel free to change some things. My budget is $1500 since im not that rich :P. I also think i'll be buying everything from Micro Center since there in my neighborhood.

Intel Core i5-3570K Processor: http://www.microcenter.com/product/388577/Core_i5_3570K_34GHz_LGA_1155_Processor

Corsair H80 Liquid CPU Cooler: http://www.microcenter.com/product/391503/Hydro_Series_H80_High_Performance_Liquid_CPU_Cooler_Kit

EVGA GTX 680 Superclocked Graphics Card: http://www.microcenter.com/product/388494/GeForce_GTX_680_Superclocked_2048MB_GDDR5_PCIe_30_x16_Video_Card

Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H Motherboard:
http://www.microcenter.com/product/387556/GA-Z77X-UD3H_LGA_1155_Z77_ATX_Intel_Motherboard

8GB Corsair Vengeance RAM:
http://www.microcenter.com/product/354611/Vengeance_Series_8GB_DDR3-1600_(PC3-12800)_CL9_Dual_Channel_Desktop_Memory_Kit_(Two_4GB_Memory_Modules)

128GB Samsung 830 Series SSD:
http://www.microcenter.com/product/378087/830_Series_MZ-7PC128D-AM_128GB_SATA_60Gb-s_25_Internal_Solid_State_Drive_(SSD)_Desktop_Kit_with_3-core_MCX_Controller

2TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://www.microcenter.com/product/364501/Caviar_Black_2TB_7,200_RPM_SATA_60Gb-s_35_Internal_Hard_Drive_WD2002FAEX_-_OEM

750W Corsair TX750 V2 ATX Power Supply: http://www.microcenter.com/product/356526/Enthusiast_Series_TX750_V2_750_Watt_ATX_Power_Supply

CM Storm Enforcer Mid Tower ATX Gaming Computer Case:
http://www.microcenter.com/product/357897/CM_Storm_Enforcer_Mid_Tower_ATX_Gaming_Computer_Case

TOTAL: $1460
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  1. I'd get either a GTX670 or a HD7970 for Ultra at 1920x1080.
  2. So other than that, the build look okay?
  3. Best answer
    In a word, yes.

    If you want to save cash, drop the H80 for a Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO. The closed loop coolers are fairly pointless against air cooling unless you go all out and get a H100, even then its debatle. The 212 EVO will hold a good overclock on the 3570k.

    Dont bother with the 680, its a 5% performance increase for $100 over the 670. Also dont get EVGA, reference design cooling runs louder and hotter.
    Gigabyte GTX670. $400
    http://www.microcenter.com/product/391175/GV-N670C-2GD_NVIDIA_GeForce_GTX_670_2048MB_GDDR5_PCIe_30_x16_Video_Card
  4. Within a degree of the Crappermaster Hyper 212 EVO but 6db quieter, and doesn't support a dishonest company, AND is only $20: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835233082
    Diamond is another company on my "Do Not Buy" list for general incompetence all around. MSI, XFX, Sapphire, or HIS are the graphics card companies I'd choose.
  5. Best answer selected by Thebattalion.
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