Okay, with some help from a previous question I have assembled a gaming build and I was wondering if anyone would care to take a look and tell me if it is good for a gaming machine and also if the parts will work together as I really don't want to get all the parts, assemble it and then find that it doesn't start. Here's what I have so far: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Intel-Core-i5-750-Lynnfield-45nm-Quad-Core-266GHz-8MB-Cache-95W-Retail http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1GB-XFX-HD-5770-XXX-PCI-E-20-(x16)-5200MHz-GDDR5-GPU-875MHz-800-Cores-2x-DL-DVI-I-DP-HDMI http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/6GB-(3x2GB)-Corsair-XMS3-Classic-DDR3-PC3-10666-(1333)-Non-ECC-Unbuffered-CAS-9-9-9-24-165V http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Gigabyte-GA-P55-US3L-rev-2-Intel-H55-Express-Sok1156-PCI-E-20-DDR3-2000-SATA-3Gb-s-RAID-ATX http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/650W-Coolermaster-GX-SLI-CrossFire-85-Eff-120mm-Fan-EPS-12V-20plus4-Pin-5-Years-Warranty http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ss1TB-Samsung-HD103SJ-Spinpoint-F3-SATA-3Gb-s-7200rpm-32MB-Cache-89-ms-NCQ-OEM http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Xclio-Propeller-Midi-Tower-Case-with-36cm-Quiet-Fan-on-Side-Pane-w-o-PSU http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Samsung-SH-D163C-Black-48x-CD-ROM-16x-DVD-ROM-SATA-OEM Oh, and also will I need any additional cooling, like for the processor and the RAM, I'm not sure if the processor comes with a heatsink or not. Any help would be great! Changed the RAM to dual channel: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/4GB-(2x2GB)-Corsair-XMS3-DDR3-PC3-10666-(1333)-Non-ECC-Unbuffered-CAS-9-9-9-24-DHX-16V
If you want a longer lasting system, invest in an aftermarket cpu fan/cooler. This will keep your cpu cooler than with the stock cooler that comes with it, thus making it last longer.
Also, don't buy those RAM sticks. Your processor only supports dual channel ram, meaning that RAM always needs to be in pairs. Buy specifically dual channel RAM on that site (I'm in the US, so I haven't visited that site). Make sure it's DDR3.
Everything else is fine, it should be a great system.
you may find a couple of additional case fans will help ,,,so a larger tower
yes it sounds like a good build
except the size of your hard drive
go for 2 x 500gb drives instead of 1 x 1000gb drive
Corsair 8GB (4x2GB) Daul channel (http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/4GB-(2x2GB)-Corsair-DDR3-PC3-10666-(1333)-Non-ECC-Unbuffered-CAS-9-9-9-24-150V)
Xclio Propeller Midi Tower Case (ATX)
Gigabyte Intel H55 Express 1156 Motherboard
Intel i5 750 CPU 2.66ghz 8mb cache
XFX HD 5770 Graphics Card 1GB GDDR5
1TB Samsung 7200RPM hdd
Yes the processor says it comes with the heatsink and fan.