Will this build work?

I am a newbie at building PC's and this will be my 1st official build and I was just wondering if this build would work.

Corsair Gaming Series 2013 Edition, 700 Watt, 80+ Bronze, ATX

WD 1TB 3.5" SATA-III Caviar Green Internal Hard Drive - 7200RPM 64MB Cache

Liteon Ihas124 24x Dvd±rw (dual ±r)/ram Sata Drive (internal Black)

XFX HD 7870 2GB DDR5 Dual DVI HDMI Dual Mini DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card

Corsair 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600MHz Vengeance Memory Kit CL9 1.5V

Intel 3rd Generation Core i7-3770K CPU (4 x 3.50GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 8Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

Corsair Carbide Series 300R CC-9011017-WW Windowed Gaming Case - Black

Asus P8Z77-V LX Motherboard (Socket 1155, 32GB DDR3 Support, ATX, Intel Z77 Express, USB 3.0, CrossFireX Support, Dual Intelligent Processors 3)

although I don't know if the PSU is good enough as I plan to put more ram up to 16gb and a SSD drive.
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  2. Your build seems good but there's a few things you should change.

    Instead of a 3770k, take a 3570k and pick up a 7950 instead. Also for the psu, i guess the one you've picked is a little too costy (since it's GS) but your build isn't a 2000$ build so you will be better with a TX750.

    - The Brownie
  3. Get the 3570k
    Grab a 7870XT instead of the 7870/7870ghz, way better price/perf


    Get an 7200rpm drive instead of the green 5400rpm drive

    For motherboard get this instead, the LK

    I would grab one of these for PSU
  4. Thanks guys :3 oh, and the drive is a 7200rpm drive xD
  5. any recommendations on a cpu cooler? XD
  6. yellowkiid said:


    Bump posts

  7. yellowkiid said:
    any recommendations on a cpu cooler? XD

    Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo for 35$ or Noctua NH-D14 for 80$ (Newegg)

    - The Brownie
  8. There is the 212+ for $24

    The 212 EVO is best one for budget ($32)

    For something more powerful i would grab the CM TPC 812 ($40)
    or the 612 PWM ($50)
    They are at the same level as the Noctua, maybe 1-2c hotter

    The NH-D14 is better but it is already in diminishing returns
  9. what are you using this pc for?

    I see everyone ASSUMED gaming , but what else did you have in mind ?
  10. I had casual gaming, browsing, music etc. haha but yeah, thanks everyone for the help! :3
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