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Hi there im new here,

Alright so by the looks of it you guys get these things quite a lot so sorry if this has been already answered. I have learnt a lot from just looking but i just want a final answer if you understand. I plan to do video editing and gaming on this machine and would to be able to max most games. Ok so the main parts list is as follows:

Case: Corsair 650D
CPU: 2600k (Plan to overclock soon)
CPU Cooling:NH-D14
GPU: MSI GTX580 TFii (plan to go Sli in the future)
Mobo: Gigabyte Z68X-UD5
SSD: Vertex 3 120gb (i have loads of external storage)
PSU: Corsair HX850W
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb 1600MHz C9 (will get another kit of 8gb later)

Tell me what you think, i am most likely getting all this on the weekend and of course any suggestions or tips are greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.
    
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post #2 of 10
That looks like a very solid build. I wouldn't change anything, really.

If you do a LOT of video editing, you may want to consider a faster SSD such as a revodrive if your budget allows.
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post #3 of 10
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That looks like a very solid build. I wouldn't change anything, really.

If you do a LOT of video editing, you may want to consider a faster SSD such as a revodrive if your budget allows.
Hmmm i dont think i will need the extra speed to be honest, Gaming then editing at the moment so i don't think its needed. Thanks for the advice though.
    
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Yup it's a nice build, no reason to change anything in particular
     
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The only thing that i would suggest is to look at the asrock boards. they generally have more bells an whistles for the same or less.
    
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The only thing that i would suggest is to look at the asrock boards. they generally have more bells an whistles for the same or less.
The UD5 is already a really great board.
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The UD5 is already a really great board.
I know i'm just saying that he might be able to get a lower price for the same features.
    
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Originally Posted by 182515 View Post
I know i'm just saying that he might be able to get a lower price for the same features.
I agree with this, + the uefi bios which is a nice touch

Apart from that Solid build enjoy it!
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I have decided that im going with the UD5 after looking at the ASRock mobos. I just prefer the Gigabyte. However thats not why im back, i was wondering if its worth waiting for the cpu coolers that Noctua showed at Computex to come out. I am not going to be overclocking straight away so i was wondering if it worth be worth it just to wait for those instead of buying one now.
    
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recommend getting an Asus mobo better layout for overclocking
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