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First Time building a PC, and I need your Help


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crocky

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Hi! This is the first time I'm building a PC, and I have basically no knowledge on pc parts at all. I watched a youtube video on parts for a $750 build, and I decided I will be buying them for my new PC. Here are the parts:

Intel Core i5-3470 Processor: - http://goo.gl/vGTMQ
MSI B75MA-P45 Motherboard: http://goo.gl/B0J8g
XFX Radeon HD 7870 Graphics Card: - http://goo.gl/j3P3g
8GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM: http://goo.gl/l2SxW
1TB Western Digital Caviar Black Hard Drive: http://goo.gl/stXpE
NZXT Source 220 Case: http://goo.gl/WdXKl: http://goo.gl/7mQmT
600W Corsair CX500 Power Supply: $http://goo.gl/fnlR9
Wi-Fi Adapter - Asus PCE-N15: http://goo.gl/ilcTi (I added this myself, unsure if it is compatible)

The youtube video I got the parts from :

I have a few questions about building a PC. First off, Is my wifi adapter compatible with my chosen parts? I cannot hook my PC up to the Ethernet so I am going to need something to use wifi with right? Secondly, will I be needing to buy any additional fans for this PC? I know the case should be coming with 2 stock fans, should I be buying additional ones? And I believe the graphics card also comes with a fan, can I use that one? How do I get windows on this PC? I believe you need to use some type of burner, where would I install that in this PC build? Finally, do I need to buy any additional wires to connect parts of the PC, or should they all come with this? My total budget for the PC is around $800. Thanks for your help, and sorry about my lack of knowledge on the subject.
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phillpower2

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:welcome: crocky

Not a bad list of parts but I would suggest you change the MB to an ATX sized Z77 platform, you can save cash on the video card, HDD, Ram and wireless card to release funds for the better MB, GPU http://www.amazon.co.../?tag=pcpapi-20 HDD http://us.ncix.com/p...te&promoid=1275 Ram http://www.newegg.co...ID=3938566&SID= wireless card http://www.superbiiz...e=EN-1XN45&c=CJ

The case cooling looks ok.

Windows can be bought on disk or downloaded and burned to disk or a USB device, you will need to purchase a product key for the latter but the software license will be provided with the disk that may be purchased

NB: Please check the PSU information that you have provided.
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