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First PC Build - Does this seem good?

Hi, I am preparing to build my first gaming PC and I think I have all of my components selected. Here's what I've chosen:

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pbcNsJ
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/pbcNsJ/by_merchant/

CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($88.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ B&H)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card ($263.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Deepcool DUKASE WHV2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($48.89 @ OutletPC)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.88 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.58 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S2S-124K-GP 44.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($12.88 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1012.94

Any suggestions or changes that you would make? Any compatibility issues? I will not be using all six of those fans at once. I'm just buying extras because they're cheap and might break. The component that I am the least sure about is the motherboard. I think this mobo seems good, but I don't feel like I know enough about them to really tell. Does MSI make good mobos in general? Anyways, as I am very new to all of this, any input is greatly appreciated (I need some confidence to pull the trigger and buy it lol)
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  1. need a cpu cooler mate...
  2. Great build but PSU should be changed.
  3. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($88.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ B&H)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card ($263.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Deepcool DUKASE WHV2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.88 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.58 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S2S-124K-GP 44.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($12.88 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1024.04
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-29 21:04 EST-0500
  4. corroded said:
    need a cpu cooler mate...


    I was planning on using the stock cooler that comes with the i5-6500. Should I get an aftermarket one instead? (I'm not overclocking)
  5. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI B150 PC Mate ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($88.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ B&H)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($71.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 480 8GB GAMING X Video Card ($263.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Deepcool DUKASE WHV2 ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.88 @ OutletPC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($88.58 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S2S-124K-GP 44.7 CFM 120mm Fans ($12.88 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
    Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-S4S-10AK-GP 60.9 CFM 140mm Fan ($6.89 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1024.04
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-12-29 21:04 EST-0500


    Okay, I think I'll use that PSU instead. Is SeaSonic a decent brand? Also, is the reason for the change just for the 80+ Gold rating?
  6. *I didn't 'need' a cooler with my new build, but I didn't want any issues down the road. Good insurance for $30 or so.

    *SeaSonic is a decent brand. Never skimp on the PSU. Gold is the way to go. Only a $10 upcharge.
  7. Changed PSU because quality and efficiency is superior , yes you can use a stock cooler , but I recommend the Cryorig C7.
  8. KnurledNut said:
    *I didn't 'need' a cooler with my new build, but I didn't want any issues down the road. Good insurance for $30 or so.

    *SeaSonic is a decent brand. Never skimp on the PSU. Gold is the way to go. Only a $10 upcharge.




    Ok, thanks for the input. Gold it is!
  9. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Changed PSU because quality and efficiency is superior , yes you can use a stock cooler , but I recommend the Cryorig C7.


    Alright, thanks for all the help!
  10. Seasonic is a tier 2 top quality unit.
    Good change.
    Nice case, it comes with one useful 120mm fan.
    I would put two 120mm fans as front intakes which will keep your case cooler and cleaner.

    Today, buy Samsung evo for performance and reliability.
    Yes, they cost a bit more.

    Look to WD for a more reliable bulk storage hard drive. WD blue 7200rpm is good.

    I5-6500 comes with a workable cooler.
    But, the small 92mm fan gets noisy under load.
    $35 buys you a better and quieter cooler with a 120mm fan.
    Sxythe kotetsu, cryorig H7 and cm hyper212 are each about $35.
  11. geofelt said:
    Seasonic is a tier 2 top quality unit.
    Good change.
    Nice case, it comes with one useful 120mm fan.
    I would put two 120mm fans as front intakes which will keep your case cooler and cleaner.

    Today, buy Samsung evo for performance and reliability.
    Yes, they cost a bit more.

    Look to WD for a more reliable bulk storage hard drive. WD blue 7200rpm is good.

    I5-6500 comes with a workable cooler.
    But, the small 92mm fan gets noisy under load.
    $35 buys you a better and quieter cooler with a 120mm fan.
    Sxythe kotetsu, cryorig H7 and cm hyper212 are each about $35.


    Does WD Blue make a 2TB 7200RPM HDD? I can't seem to find it...

    Thanks for all the input by the way :)
  12. geofelt said:
    Seasonic is a tier 2 top quality unit.
    Good change.
    Nice case, it comes with one useful 120mm fan.
    I would put two 120mm fans as front intakes which will keep your case cooler and cleaner.

    Today, buy Samsung evo for performance and reliability.
    Yes, they cost a bit more.

    Look to WD for a more reliable bulk storage hard drive. WD blue 7200rpm is good.

    I5-6500 comes with a workable cooler.
    But, the small 92mm fan gets noisy under load.
    $35 buys you a better and quieter cooler with a 120mm fan.
    Sxythe kotetsu, cryorig H7 and cm hyper212 are each about $35.


    Also, is this the SSD you'd recommend?
    https://pcpartpicker.com/product/3kL7YJ/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz75e250bam
  13. adamdmiller17 said:
    geofelt said:
    Seasonic is a tier 2 top quality unit.
    Good change.
    Nice case, it comes with one useful 120mm fan.
    I would put two 120mm fans as front intakes which will keep your case cooler and cleaner.

    Today, buy Samsung evo for performance and reliability.
    Yes, they cost a bit more.

    Look to WD for a more reliable bulk storage hard drive. WD blue 7200rpm is good.

    I5-6500 comes with a workable cooler.
    But, the small 92mm fan gets noisy under load.
    $35 buys you a better and quieter cooler with a 120mm fan.
    Sxythe kotetsu, cryorig H7 and cm hyper212 are each about $35.


    Also, is this the SSD you'd recommend?
    https://pcpartpicker.com/product/3kL7YJ/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz75e250bam


    Yes.

    You are correct, the Blue no longer has 2gb models.
    WD has been merging the blue and green lined.
    Here are two good articles on the WD rainbow.
    They are over a year old:
    https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Understanding-the-WD-Rainbow-674/
    https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Western-Digital-Green-vs-Red-Hard-Drives-602/
  14. geofelt said:
    adamdmiller17 said:
    geofelt said:
    Seasonic is a tier 2 top quality unit.
    Good change.
    Nice case, it comes with one useful 120mm fan.
    I would put two 120mm fans as front intakes which will keep your case cooler and cleaner.

    Today, buy Samsung evo for performance and reliability.
    Yes, they cost a bit more.

    Look to WD for a more reliable bulk storage hard drive. WD blue 7200rpm is good.

    I5-6500 comes with a workable cooler.
    But, the small 92mm fan gets noisy under load.
    $35 buys you a better and quieter cooler with a 120mm fan.
    Sxythe kotetsu, cryorig H7 and cm hyper212 are each about $35.


    Also, is this the SSD you'd recommend?
    https://pcpartpicker.com/product/3kL7YJ/samsung-internal-hard-drive-mz75e250bam


    Yes.

    You are correct, the Blue no longer has 2gb models.
    WD has been merging the blue and green lined.
    Here are two good articles on the WD rainbow.
    They are over a year old:
    https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Understanding-the-WD-Rainbow-674/
    https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Western-Digital-Green-vs-Red-Hard-Drives-602/




    Alright man, thanks for the help!
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