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December 19, 2012 4:32:10 AM

So I decided to start my first ever pc build. I was wondering what everybody thought of my build so far. I haven't bought the MOBO or the GPU yet as I still have questions. Here is what i have so far:

Case: Corsair 400r
PS: Corsair builder series 600cx
Storage: WD blue 1tb @7200
Memory: Kingston 8gb HyperX 1600
CPU: i5-3570k
CPU Cooler: Cooler master 212 EVO
Optical: ASUS dvd/cd drive

Is this a decent setup? I will be buying a mobo next and was wondering whether the ASRock z77 pro3 would be adequate? Any thoughts or suggestions about this build would be appreciated.

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December 19, 2012 4:39:49 AM

Looks like a good mild gaming PC.. I might would go with a little bit better board maybe a extreme4 or pro4 but still none the less goo build so far. Power Supply is ok quality. But Yea everything looks good so far!
December 19, 2012 4:45:43 AM

Yea, I'm leaning toward the extreme4. The extra $30 seems worth it.
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December 19, 2012 4:48:53 AM

Are you planning to overclock?
December 19, 2012 4:52:20 AM

I suppose so, that's what all the cool kids are doing. I really have no experience with doing it. That said, I think I will.