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First computer build, will it work?

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December 23, 2012 12:31:16 AM

parts list:
Cooler Master RC-430-KWN1 Elite 430 Mid Tower ATX Case - ATX/Micro-ATX, USB, Audio, 120mm Blue LED Fan, Black

ASUS P8Z77-V LK Intel Z77 Motherboard - ATX, 4x DIMM, DDR3, Socket 1155, PCIe 3.0, Intel Z77 Chipset, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0, HDMI, LAN, DVI, DisplayPort

Intel Core i5-3570K BX806237i53570K Processor - Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 3.40GHz (3.80GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 95W, Fan, Unlocked, Retail

MSI N670 PE 2GD5/OC GeForce GTX 670 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10)

Ultra LSP750 750-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, SLI-Ready, 135mm Fan, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration

Seagate Barracuda ST2000DM001 2TB Serial ATA Hard Drive - 2TB, 7200RPM, 64MB, SATA 6Gb/s

Lite-On IHAS124-04 Internal DVD Writer - DVD R 24X, DVD-R 24X, DVD RW 8X, DVD-RW 6X, DVD R DL 8X, SATA (OEM)

CORSAIR Hydro Series H60 (CWCH60) High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit - OEM

Asus VS247H-P 24-Inch Full-HD LED Monitor

Sharkoon Skiller Gaming Keyboard (000SKSK)

Cobra E-3lue High Precision Gaming Mouse with Side Control 1600dpi


If i buy all of this and put it together, it will run properly, no?
Did i miss any errors or miscalculations?
much appreciated if anyone can confirm this will work.

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December 23, 2012 12:40:49 AM

-get 8gb of ram
-get a good case like the fractal R4
-get a better power supply such as the xfx 550w for 39.99 after MIR at us.ncix.com. my psu isnt $hit
-get a hyper 212 evo. performs better
-get regular windows
-id get a SSD
-get a vs228h-p to save some money while getting the same resolution
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December 23, 2012 12:45:14 AM

this will work fine. I would change PSU coz this sh*t can easily broke your entire system :lol: 
Look for brand: antec,enermax,seasonic etc.
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December 23, 2012 1:41:50 AM

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December 23, 2012 1:44:56 AM

TheBigTroll said:
-get 8gb of ram
-get a good case like the fractal R4
-get a better power supply such as the xfx 550w for 39.99 after MIR at us.ncix.com. my psu isnt $hit
-get a hyper 212 evo. performs better
-get regular windows
-id get a SSD
-get a vs228h-p to save some money while getting the same resolution


i understand your reasoning mostly, but why only 8 gb ram, and why no liquid cooling?
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December 23, 2012 2:28:14 AM

super_chook said:
i understand your reasoning mostly, but why only 8 gb ram, and why no liquid cooling?


If its a gaming build then 8 gb is pretty much the tops, I don't know of any games that fully use 8gb of ram yet. In addition, CLOSED loop water cooling is no good (H60) and is matched by air coolers. CUSTOM watercooling is on a league of its own and offers exceptional performance but is pricy and needs maintenance. Regardless, the Hyper 212 is a very nice cooler he suggested and I would also suggest that cooler to you.
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December 23, 2012 2:42:52 AM

super_chook said:
i understand your reasoning mostly, but why only 8 gb ram, and why no liquid cooling?


My guess is to save you money because those are not necessary. But if you have the money, need more memory and want a water cooler, then go for it.
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December 23, 2012 6:10:18 AM

there is no point of a closed loop water cooler unless you are confined in a small space. all of them or more or less matched by a heatsink, and heatsinks cant leak
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