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First time building rig

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 2:24:49 PM

Hi guys! First time i'm building my own rig and i'm excited and kinda nervous. I'm scared that my parts wont be compatible or something stupid like that :p  although i think i'm all right since i used pcpart picker to help me out. Anyway guys here are the parts im looking to buy i will be using this pc for mostly gaming any advice on better parts would be useful and much appreciated also please let me know if im planning to buy something that wont be compatible :na:  thanks in advance guys!

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£163.94 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Vortex Plus 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£17.27 @ Scan.co.uk)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£101.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£34.99 @ Novatech)
Storage: Crucial M4 64GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£52.79 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card (£218.16 @ Dabs)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case (£39.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£54.98 @ Novatech)
Total: £682.91

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a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 2:31:31 PM

Cooler Master Vortex Plus isnt good performance cooler
get the popular CM 212 evo instead :) 

other parts are all good choice
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 2:36:42 PM

Thank you! :D 
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a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 3:32:31 PM

Sorry guys one more thing I cant find a website that has the memory in stock and also the psu.. so any suggested replacements would be nice :)  thanks in advance
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 4:26:28 PM

Ok :p  soo i made a few adjustments used pcpartpciker... What do you think?
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case (£47.80 @ Aria PC)
Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply

went for the 8x2 ram because it was in stock... what do u think about these parts? :)  thanks!
a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 4:28:46 PM

very good :) 
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
January 6, 2013 4:36:00 PM

Thanks for quick reply's! :) 
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