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Well hello there people of the Internet I would love to know if my first ever build is good and how it could be improved...
Gigabyte G1-Sniper-B5
I5 4670K
Cooler Master X Dream i117 CPU Cooler - Intel LGA775, LGA1155, LGA1156, 95mm
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2*4)
Gigabyte GF GTX 760 OC EDITION
BitFenix Shin-obi Mid-Tower Case
Cooler Master 550W Silent Pro Gold , 80 Plus Gold certification, PSU
BitFenix 120mm Spectre PRO Series Black
Fujitsu S306 128GB SSD
Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5"
Windows 7 HP
Btw I am prefer getting the components from Austin.net.au if possible please :S
This build would be focused mainly on gaming
Budget would be under $1500
 

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i5 4670K is the mid range of Haswell, Intel's latest platform. It is socket LGA1150, which means that LGA775 cooler won't fit. The CPU itself does come with a stock heatsink though.

600W is plenty for a single GPU system.
 

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i5 4670K is the mid range of Haswell, Intel's latest platform. It is socket LGA1150, which means that LGA775 cooler won't fit. The CPU itself does come with a stock heatsink though.

600W is plenty for a single GPU system.
Ah ok thank you, was wondering what it meant
 

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Also, what is your total budget and intended use of the machine? If gaming, I would suggest spending a bit more on the GPU than CPU.
 

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Hey there, Welcome to Overlcock.net
First off, what type of computer are you building? gaming? video editing? please specify. To start off, I'd suggest a better power supply. 600w will be completely overkill for that system. That one you have chosen looks like a piece of **** that would explode and take all your parts with it if it was stressed anywhere near it's specified wattage. Here is a list of quality power supplies: http://www.overclock.net/t/183810/faq-recommended-power-supplies/0_50 , I'd suggest something in the 500-550w range. This will allow plenty of headroom. I'd also recommend buying off PC Case Gear; awesome, reliable, highly recommend Australian computer store. I would also choose a better cooler. If you want an air cooler, something like a Noctua D-14 would do really nicely if you have the money. If you want something cheap, a Coolermaster Hyper 212 EVO. Other than that it looks pretty good.
 

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Also, what is your total budget and intended use of the machine? If gaming, I would suggest spending a bit more on the GPU than CPU.
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Don't get the case from PCCG though, it will add roughly $60 to your shipping. Acquire locally if you can.

EDIT: Do you plan on overclocking? Overclocking is pushing your components to gain more performance than you paid for. If so, I support Dctr's choice in components. From your original build, I doubt you wanted to overclock. Please read some guides and explanations on overclocking before you decide. Otherwise there would be no point in paying that much for CPU+Motherboard at the price of skimping on the GPU
 
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