Check over this £600 Gaming PC please?

I'm planning on getting the following parts to build my first homebuilt gaming pc, hopefully before Christmas (planning on purchasing this week). Since it's my first, and because it's a lot of money for me, could someone please check over the parts and assure me they are all compatible and reasonable for this build?

The parts are the following:

- Casecom shiny black mid tower case with front 120mm led fan (£21.48)
http://www.ebuyer.com/160914-casecom-shiny-black-mid-tower-case-with-front-120mm-red-led-fan-kj-3392-black

- Arctic Power 500W PSU (£29.99)
http://www.ebuyer.com/124922-arctic-power-500w-psu-p2-arctcic-500td

- Asus P8Z68-V LX socket 1155 onboard graphics output 8 channel audio ATX MOBO (£81.39)
http://www.ebuyer.com/281367-asus-p8z68-v-lx-socket-1155-onboard-graphics-output-8-channel-audio-atx-p8z68-v-lx

- Intel Core i5 2500 3.3GHz socket 1155 6MB cache retail boxed processor (£161.69)
http://www.ebuyer.com/251597-core-i5-2500-3-3ghz-socket-1155-6mb-cache-retail-boxed-processor-bx80623i52500

- G-Skill 8GB (2x4gb) DDR3 1600MHz RipjawsX Memory Kit CL9 1.5V (£35.72)
http://www.ebuyer.com/264750-g-skill-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-1600mhz-ripjawsx-memory-kit-cl9-9-9-9-24-1-5v-f3-12800cl9d-8gbxl

- PowerColor HD 6850 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI HDMI DP out PCI-E Graphics card (£114.99)
http://www.ebuyer.com/248746-powercolor-hd-6850-1gb-gddr5-dual-dvi-hdmi-dp-out-pci-e-graphics-ax6850-1gbd5-dh

- Seagate 500GB 3.5'' SATA-III 6GB/s Barracuda hard drive 7200RPM, 16MB Cache (£64.98)
http://www.ebuyer.com/272944-seagate-500gb-3-5-sata-iii-6gb-s-barracuda-hard-drive-7200rpm-16mb-cache-st500dm002

-LiteOn iHAS124-19 24xDVD+RW DL&RAM Sata optical drive - OEM black (£14.20)
http://www.ebuyer.com/176026-liteon-ihas124-19-24x-dvd-rw-dl-ram-sata-optical-drive-oem-ihas124-19

-Microsoft Windows 7 home premium w/SP1 -License and Media- OEM - 64bit (£70.65)
http://www.ebuyer.com/259863-microsoft-windows-7-home-premium-w-sp1-licence-and-media-1-gfc-02050

- All in 1 internal Card reader plus one USB2.0 Port - 3.5'' bay (£6.57)
http://www.ebuyer.com/108453-all-in-1-internal-card-reader-plus-one-usb2-0-port-black-cardreader-int-23

The whole build would come to £602.

I hope that's enough information. Some of the questions I have been wondering are the following:
- Is the case large enough to fit everything in?
- Will everything connect with the mobo?
- Have I completely forgot about any important parts?
- Does the PSU have enough power?
- Are any of the parts much too 'overpowered' or 'good' compared to the rest?
- Do any of the parts seem overpriced?
- Any ways of making the build slightly better without spending much more, or alternatively, how can I save some money without losing much performance?


These are just some example questions, I've been researching this whole topic for a while now, and have tried to answer as many questions as I can myself. I figured before actually purchasing I'd ask some people with more experience than myself though, just to be sure.

I appreciate any advice or suggestions,
Thanks
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  1. Seeming you're UK based. www.student4software.com

    Windows 7 pro - £35
  2. ALSO, lol. Your psu seems cheap. You don't want to buy a cheap PSU. Honestly..
  3. Thanks for the suggestion, I'm guessing you meant software4student, and not vice versa? (student4software didn't exist). On that website the Win7 is an 'upgrade version', does that mean I need to already have an older version or something?
  4. Yes it does. My mistake, I forgot about that catch
  5. I'd really appreciate any other comments or advice, before ordering either today or tomorrow, anyone?
  6. I hadn't heard about ARIA before, I just knew ebuyer were relatively cheap and have excellent service. Is that something I can also expect from aria.co.uk?
    And yeah, I've been looking at other PSUs, and am now thinking about upgrading to 600W, just so i'd still have enough for a second GPU, a second hard drive and a bluray optical drive. Or would 500W still be enough for that? Thanks
  7. I have never ordered anything from them but they are always cheap.

    If you were to crossfire 2 6850 i would get at least a reputable 600W PSU. Link below shows power consumption
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon-hd-6850-6870-review/10
  8. How about this one?
    http://www.ebuyer.com/174182-ocz-modxstream-pro-600w-psu-80-sli-certified-atx12v-ocz600mxsp-uk

    And can anyone else certify the quality of aria.co.uk? Thanks
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