First Build, Check-Up

wolv27

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Hey, this will be my first computer build and I wanted to post what i have so far and see if there are any suggestions or problems with the build as is.

Budget: less than 1,400 (I'm at about 1100 now so there's some room to upgrade I if need to)

System Usage: Gaming and Cad

Parts not required: monitor

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Overclocked: yes


PARTS:

-CASE: Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129066

-POWER: Antec EarthWatts EA750 750W Continuous Power ATX12V version 2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC "compatible with Core i7/Core i5" Power Supply

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371026&Tpk=Antec%20EarthWatts%20EA750%20750W%20Continuous%20Power

-CPU (OVERCLOCKED): Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

-CPU COOLER: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

-MB: MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130574

-RAM: 8GB Kit (4GBx2), 240-pin DIMM, DDR3 PC3-10600 memory module

http://www.crucial.com/store/mpartspecs.aspx?mtbpoid=BCEEE339A5CA7304

-HARD DRIVE: Western Digital Caviar Black WD1502FAEX 1.5TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136793

-GPU: EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130568

-DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

-KEYBOARD: Logitech K800 Black USB RF Wireless Slim Illuminated Keyboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126194

-MOUSE: Logitech G500 10 Buttons Dual-mode Scroll Wheel USB Wired Laser 5700 dpi Gaming Mouse

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104318



Let me know what you think. I'm pretty new to this, so any suggestions or advise would be great.

Thanks in advance!