Are these parts compatible in everyway?

I am building my first gaming pc for some light-medium level gaming. I just want you to put that in mind before saying something like "i5 isn't good" or something else like that. But what I want to know if these parts are compatible in every way, including overclocking.

CPU: i5-7600k
CPU Cooler: Cryorig C7
Motherboard: MSI Z270-A PRO
RAM: 3 sticks of Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 MHz
Case: DEEPCOOL TESSERACT SW Mid Tower Computer Case
PSU: EVGA - 80 PLUS 600W ATX12
GPU: GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 750 Ti DirectX 12 GV
OS: Windows 10
HDD: Seagate ST1000DM003 1TB (Taken from older computer)

I also want to make sure that it is possible to use 3 memory sticks of RAM instead of 2 or 4.

(Sorry for the stupid questions, I am new to this stuff)
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  1. compatible except ram (better from same packs instead of separate sticks, may not work together), but GPU too weak, CPU is decent, won't give you too good gaming. What is your total budget? Living in US?
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  2. U would be running 2 ram sticks in dual channel mode and a single stick at a reduced bandwidth. Although flex mode is available for ram config in mobo, I don't know if windows would recognize that and send the data to the dual channel one or prioritize it. Worst case scenario, u would be seeing reduced memory performance for that extra capacity.

    Try a cryorig H7 instead, a better cooler overall. Also, y not a ryzen build?

    That psu is fine now if it's just the 7600k and 750ti, but with a beefier gpu, I wouldn't trust that 600w evga.

    If you tell us at what resolution and refresh rate you are gaming and budget and location, we can help you better.
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  3. vapour said:
    compatible except ram (better from same packs instead of separate sticks, may not work together), but GPU too weak, CPU is decent, won't give you too good gaming. What is your total budget? Living in US?

    What do you mean RAM isn't compatible? I'm not playing GPU intensive games so that shouldn't matter. I don't have a set budget but I am definitely not going above what I have right now ($700). I do live in the US.
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  4. 3 sticks very likely not work, if they come from different pack, 2 of them may not work together. Current mb design is use 1 or 2 or 4 rams, no 3...

    If gaming is light-medium, what games do you play? What is other major usage?
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  5. Lucky_SLS said:
    U would be running 2 ram sticks in dual channel mode and a single stick at a reduced bandwidth. Although flex mode is available for ram config in mobo, I don't know if windows would recognize that and send the data to the dual channel one or prioritize it. Worst case scenario, u would be seeing reduced memory performance for that extra capacity.

    Try a cryorig H7 instead, a better cooler overall. Also, y not a ryzen build?

    That psu is fine now if it's just the 7600k and 750ti, but with a beefier gpu, I wouldn't trust that 600w evga.

    If you tell us at what resolution and refresh rate you are gaming and budget and location, we can help you better.

    1st off, how bad of reduced memory perfomance?
    2nd, I looked up the H7 and since it's only like $2 more I will upgrade
    3rd, I don't know how to find resolution and refresh, but I just want quality refresh and resolution on decent, but not high end games. I don't have a set budget but I'm definitely not going over what I am right now ($700, with the exception of the $2 fan) and I live in the US.
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  6. vapour said:
    3 sticks very likely not work, if they come from different pack, 2 of them may not work together. If gaming is light-medium, what games do you play? What is other major usage?

    I currently play minecraft (don't judge) and combat arms but in the future would like to get CS:GO and games of that caliber.
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  7. U won't be able to max out eye candy in the latest AAA games, but it should be good with high settings :
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($193.44 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: ADATA - 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($83.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: SK hynix - SL308 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($78.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card ($184.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair - 270R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $695.26
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-09 23:33 EST-0500
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  8. Lucky_SLS said:
    U won't be able to max out eye candy in the latest AAA games, but it should be good with high settings :
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($193.44 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350 Pro4 ATX AM4 Motherboard ($73.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: ADATA - 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($83.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: SK hynix - SL308 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($78.89 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA - GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB GAMING Video Card ($184.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair - 270R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CXM 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $695.26
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-09 23:33 EST-0500

    I'm not trying to max out or even play any of the more recent games that need a good graphics card.
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  9. Better for gaming and more potential on the CPU (extra 2 cores):

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD - Ryzen 5 1600 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($193.44 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock - AB350M Pro4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($74.33 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: ADATA - 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($83.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital - Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($43.78 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI - GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB Video Card ($143.15 @ Amazon)
    Case: DIYPC - P48-W ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair - CX (2017) 450W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft - Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($92.99 @ Best Buy)
    Total: $696.65
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-11-09 23:39 EST-0500

    CPU performance compare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFupUAfAL_U
    Gaming performance compare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCspzFhAbEM
    1050ti vs 750ti: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_lcz1IajtY

    Not to mention AMD AM4 socket is new, while kaby lake is last gen on Z270.
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  10. Our build has better upgrade path and last longer due to 6 cores, good for multi-tasking, rendering and streaming. However, if you like your build, keep it :) Just get a pack of 8 gb ram like what we have above and use Corsair CX450/CX550/CX450M/CX550M psu, much better than your pick.
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  11. vapour said:
    Our build has better upgrade path and last longer due to 6 cores, good for multi-tasking, rendering and streaming. However, if you like your build, keep it :) Just get a pack of 8 gb ram like what we have above and use Corsair CX450/CX550/CX450M/CX550M psu, much better than your pick.

    Thank you very much, I will look into those PSU's and RAM, but I am still on a budget and am trying to be economical. (I am definitely changing RAM tho.
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  12. vapour said:
    Our build has better upgrade path and last longer due to 6 cores, good for multi-tasking, rendering and streaming. However, if you like your build, keep it :) Just get a pack of 8 gb ram like what we have above and use Corsair CX450/CX550/CX450M/CX550M psu, much better than your pick.

    I am planning on going with a total of 16 GB RAM for recording and playing at the same time, but do you know if GeIL Forza is a reliable brand? They've got what I need for under $150.
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  13. AFAIK, Geil is not very reliable. G.Skill, Corsair are reliable, ADATA is better than Geil.
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  14. vapour said:
    AFAIK, Geil is not very reliable. G.Skill, Corsair are reliable, ADATA is better than Geil.

    Ok, thank you. What about Crucial?
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  15. good brand
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  16. vapour said:
    good brand

    Thank you so much!
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  17. vapour said:
    Our build has better upgrade path and last longer due to 6 cores, good for multi-tasking, rendering and streaming. However, if you like your build, keep it :) Just get a pack of 8 gb ram like what we have above and use Corsair CX450/CX550/CX450M/CX550M psu, much better than your pick.

    About the PSU's, wahts the difference between the normal and M lines?
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  18. semi modular -> less cables, since some of them will be glued together :)
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  19. vapour said:
    semi modular -> less cables, since some of them will be glued together :)

    thank you, why do you think these PSU's are better than mine I've selected? I've noticed the one I have selected has overall really good reviews while the one you chose had a couple bad ones so I was wondering why you liked the Corsair.
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  21. B1 is not reliable, new CX/CXM are reliable, that simple.
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  22. If you accept that, last link for you to read: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3393707/ryzen-1600-7600k.html

    If you still insist on 7600k, go ahead :)
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  23. vapour said:
    If you accept that, last link for you to read: http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3393707/ryzen-1600-7600k.html

    If you still insist on 7600k, go ahead :)

    Thank you, but I am thinking I am sticking with the i5. I still am not going to be doing hardcore gaming and already have all of my system picked out so I think it'd be best to stick with my current set up. If I do start doing some higher level gaming, I may upgrade to an i7-7700k or something better. Thank you though for pointing out my fan and RAM problems, I probably would have bought the others without you and been in some trouble.
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