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Need help with my first gaming build

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December 26, 2012 6:01:43 AM

This will be my first full pc build. I have experimented around with several of my desktop computers around the house by taking them apart and assembling them again making sure they start back up again. I have been successful thus far so I am confident in my ability to "not mess this up."

I have researched quite a bit about computer parts and how they work and I have, what I think, will suffice as a mid-range gaming pc. I have a store bought one that I plan on selling as I am tired of dealing with customer support/warranties. (It's an Alienware x51).

So here are the parts I have selected. I am trying to keep it under $1,000 if at all possible.

My main concern is the compatibility of these parts.

Case: Rosewill Thor V2 Gaming Full ATX Tower Case

HD: Western Digital WD RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare

GPU: ASUS GTX650TI-O-1GD5 GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

PSU: Seasonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W ATX12V V2.3 / EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBRL

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP4 TH LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with Dual Thunderbolt

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

CD Drive: LITE-ON Black 4X Blu-ray Reader SATA Model iHOS104-06 - OEM

That sums it up. Like I said, looking to build a mid-range gaming pc. I change games I play quite a bit so I would like for the pc I build to be able to manage most of what I throw at it. I don't play games like Crysis, more like GW, and WoW. Hopefully this should suffice for games such as those.

If anyone has any suggestions, or spots a fatal error in my component selection, please let me know. I am open to all suggestions. I definitely want to get this right the first time.

Cheers

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December 26, 2012 6:12:05 AM

yes those are really good picks :) 
no fatal error at all

as i said, good picks for all part

adding a CPU cooler 212 evo to maintain normal temp will be nice :)  it is for future overclocling. but cpu cooler is not only about overclocking. it can ensure longetivity for your parts
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