I am essentially doing my first pc build and, after extensive research, I have parts picked out. My target budget was under $600.
The parts are as follows:
MB - BIOSTAR TZ77B LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS $99.99
CPU - :Intel Core i5-3550 Processor (Ivy Bridge)- Quad Core, 6MB L3 Cache, 3.30GHz (3.70GHz Max Turbo), Socket H2 (LGA1155), 77W, Fan, $209.99
::Corsair CWCH60 Hydro Series H60 High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler - Socket LGA775, LGA1155, LGA1156, LGA1366, Core i5, Core i7(5.5 lbs) $59.99
RAM - C13-5720 ::Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B Vengeance Desktop Memory Kit - 8GB (2x 4GB), PC3-12800, DDR3-1600MHz, 9-9-9-24 CAS Latency, Intel XMP Ready, Unbuffered(0.3 lbs) $46.99
(No Video Card for now, will be using integrated Ivy Bridge graphics)
HD (actually SSD) OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-60G 2.5" 60GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) $69.99
Case - Corsair 300R $69.99
PSU - ULT-LSP450 ::Ultra LSP450 450-Watt Power Supply - ATX, SATA-Ready, 135mm Fan, Lifetime Warranty w/ Registration(4.45 lbs) $39.99
Any suggestions regarding better configurations and or cheaper parts, etc. are greatly appreciated!!
Thanks to all