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First time building a computer, are these components ok?

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January 29, 2013 4:25:02 PM

These are the components im going to buy to build a gaming pc, are these all ok?

Any changes I should make?

Advice much appreciated!

Dvd Drive - LG GH24NS90.AUAA50B 24x SATA Bare Internal DVD Rewriter - Black 

Processor - Intel 3rd Generation Core i5-3570K CPU (4 x 3.40GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 6Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)

Power Supply - Cooler Master RS650-ACAAE3-UK GX-Series 650W 80 Plus Power Supply Unit 

Case -Coolermaster HAF 922 Mid Tower Chassis 

Hard drive - WD Caviar Green 2TB SATA 6Gbps Power Saving Internal Hard Drive OEM 

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO (120mm) 

RAM - Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B 16GB (4x4GB) 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Blu Memory Four Module Kit 

Motherboard - Asus P8Z77-V PRO Motherboard (Socket 1155, 32GB DDR3 Support, ATX, Wifi, Intel Z77 Express, Network iControl, USB 3.0, SLI/CrossFireX Support) 

Graphics Card - Asus GeForce GTX660 TI-DC2-2GD5 Nvidia Graphics Card (2GB, GDDR5, HDMI, DVI-I, DVI-D, Display Port, OpenGL 4.2, DirectX 11, Nvidia 3D Vision Surround Ready, PCI-Express 3.0)

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January 29, 2013 4:43:45 PM

I think it looks pretty Solid. If i were you i would just go with 8gigs of RAM 16 is probably a little overkill for gaming. (if you dont mind spending the money then go for it) other then that. Looks like you have the right idea.
January 29, 2013 4:50:18 PM

looks good to me and i agree with tenaciousk on this get 8-16 gb ram
January 29, 2013 6:05:24 PM

Great! I've changed the ram to 8gb and saved 40 quid! I will now order, thanks guys!
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