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I'm thinking about building myself a computer. So far I have these parts down:

Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680
CPU: Intel i7 Quad-Core 3.5 GHz
MotherBoard: Gigabyte Intel z77 Dual Thunderbolt ATX
Harddrive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB HDD SATA
Cooling: Corsair Hydro Series High Performance Liquid CPU cooler h60

Ram: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz
DVD Drives: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x
I have no idea if these would work (So if they don't, tell me!)
Also, I would (much) rather have a GTX 770 instead of the 680, but I don't know if that is compatible.

I have no idea what motherboards, cases or power supplies, etc. to choose. Help would be appriciated. :D
 

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I'm thinking about building myself a computer. So far I have these parts down:

Graphics Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 680
CPU: Intel i7 Quad-Core 3.5 GHz
MotherBoard: Gigabyte Intel z77 Dual Thunderbolt ATX
Harddrive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB HDD SATA
Cooling: Corsair Hydro Series High Performance Liquid CPU cooler h60

Ram: Corsair Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 MHz
DVD Drives: Sony AD-7280S-0B 24x
I have no idea if these would work (So if they don't, tell me!)
Also, I would (much) rather have a GTX 770 instead of the 680, but I don't know if that is compatible.

I have no idea what motherboards, cases or power supplies, etc. to choose. Help would be appriciated. :D

I think you're OK on everything you've chosen so far, though you didn't list the actual model number of the motherboard. If it has Realtek ALC8xx audio and either Realtek or Intel Ethernet it will work.

I highly recommend getting an SSD (at least 120GB) as your boot drive and relegating the Barracuda to file storage - you won't regret it. As far as power supplies go, you should probably get about a 500W PSU - shouldn't need more than that. Corsairs are good, and are what are recommended in the Buyer's Guide on this site.

Case is totally a matter of taste, so long as your motherboard fits and it's of decent build quality.
 
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