Are my computer components compatible

Looking at building a new computer. Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H motherboard, i5 3570K Ivy Bridge LGA 1155 77W, G.Skill Ripjaws 16Gb (2x8gb) Memory Model F3-1600C9D-16GXM
and an Arctic Cooling A7P-75000023 92mm CPU Cooler
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  1. very goood :)

    except for Arctic Cooling A7P-75000023 92mm CPU Cooler
    it is almost the same as stock cooler and you get your cpu cooler by buying 3570K
    no need to buy this
  2. Approximate Purchase Date: This Week
    Budget Range: $400-$600

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Watching Movies, and media serving the rest of the house.

    Are you buying a monitor: No

    Parts to Upgrade: Mobo, CPU, RAM

    Do you need to buy OS: No

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: New Egg

    Location: City, State/Region, Country: Buena Park, CA, USA. Next day delivery from New Egg since I am so close.

    Parts Preferences: Intel i5, Gigabyte Motherboard.

    Overclocking: Maybe, Havent ever done it before. Buying fast so I don't need to.

    SLI or Crossfire: Don't know what this is.
    Your Monitor Resolution: 1080p

    Additional Comments: Replacing my 10 year old Media Server type PC that lives in the garage. May end up moving it into the house, if it runs quiet enough, to the bedroom TV.

    Gigabyte Motherboard:

    i5 CPU:

    G.Skill Memory:

    Artic Cooler:
  3. If this is just for a media center computer, this can be done for much less. There is no need for a Z77 or a "K" processor. You will be fine with a regular i5 and a H77/B75 chipset or even an i3.
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