First time building a gaming pc


Nov 15, 2012
Hi I'm trying to build my first gaming pc and I was wondering if there will a bottleneck somewhere on this setup. Also is it possible get a stable OC of 4.2ghz on this?

Processor: i7-3770k
Mobo: Asus Sabertooth x79
Ram: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16gb
Video Card: EVGA GTX 680 SC Signature
HDD: Western Digital 2tb Caviar Black
SSD: OCZ Vertex 4 256gb
PSU: Seasonic 1000w Platinum
Fan/Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Monitor resolution is at 1920x1080p 120hz


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.29 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.00 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($289.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Phantom (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($114.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1212.20
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-15 06:32 EST-0500)

This should be the one you want.