First time build, can someone check over please

Hi i am planning on building my first rig very soon, i have found all the parts and want to run them by people who know more about the topic than me, if you guys can help thanks.

here is the list of the parts i'm planning on purch

Vortex GR1 Shiny Black Midi Tower Case - Red LED Fan - (Micro-ATX/ATX)

Gigabyte GA-780T-D3L (Socket AM3+/AMD 760G/DDR3/S-ATA 300/ATX)

AMD FX 6100 Black Edition Retail - (AM3+/Hex Core/3.30GHz/14MB/95W) - FD6100WMGUSBX

Corsair 600W ATX 12v v2.3 Power Supply - CX Series CX600M - (Active PFC/80 PLUS Bronze)

G.Skill 16GB (2x8GB) Dual Channel Kit Ares (DDR3 1333/9-9-9-24/1.5v) - F3-1333C9D-16GAO

Graphics card
ASUS Radeon HD 7770 DirectCU (1GB GDDR5/PCI Express 3.0/1000MHz/4500MHz)

Patriot 240GB Pyro Serial 2.5" Solid State Drive PP240GS25SSDR (S-ATA/600)

Thermal paste
Antec Thermal Grease (3x1g Packets)

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  1. What is your budget and what is this build for.
  2. Sorry i didn't follow the format, just read the guidelines.
    The budget is 800-1000 euros.
    I don't need a monitor or stuff like that.
    The SSD takes up like half my budget so it could go in return for better parts, if recommended.
  3. What is this build mainly used for?
  4. boulbox said:
    What is this build mainly used for?

  5. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£161.99 @ Aria PC)
    CPU Cooler: NZXT HAVIK 140 90.3 CFM CPU Cooler (£48.49 @
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard (£95.56 @ Amazon UK)
    Memory: Samsung 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£38.27 @
    Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive (£59.98 @ Dabs)
    Storage: Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£69.96 @ Amazon UK)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (£296.63 @ Aria PC)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (£77.99 @ Aria PC)
    Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 850W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£124.34 @ Dabs)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.85 @ Aria PC)
    Total: £986.06
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-05 22:58 GMT+0000)

    no need to buy aftermarket thermal paste. The ones that come with the CPU heatsink should work just as good.

    No need for 16GB of memory, getting a 128GB SSD for the OS drive and a few games will be pretty good then you can use the 2TB drive as a backup/storage drive for the other things that does not need to load that fast/ not used very often
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