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Is this a good build for an all around powerful PC?

by CST15 / November 30, 2015 11:35 AM PST

Im building a PC and this is my current build.
CASE
Antec Three Hundred Illusion Steel ATX Case

MOTHERBOARD
ASRock Z77 Extreme4 Z77 USB 3.0 ATX Motherboard

CPU/PROCESSOR
Intel i7-3770K 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) Quad-Core

CPU HEATSINK/FAN COOLING
Zalman CNPS5X Performa 92mm CPU Cooler

SYSTEM MEMORY/RAM
16GB(2x8GB) DDR3 1600MHz

HARD DRIVE
Major Brand 128GB SATA III SSD

ADDITIONAL HARD DRIVE
(1TB)1000GB 7200Rpm SATA Hard Drive

OPTICAL DRIVE
DVD +/- RW LightScribe Burner

POWER SUPPLY
Corsair 750W Active PFC Compatible Power Supply

VIDEO CARD/GRAPHICS CARD
Radeon R9 280X 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0

Are these some of the most reliable parts I can get?
Should I specifically go with a different power supply?
Is there a better more reliable graphics card i can get?
Will this build be able to handle high end games on high graphics and will it be able to handle video editing?

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Yes but
by Bob__B / December 1, 2015 10:35 PM PST

That's an expensive cpu.
You might want to consider a rebuild based on the i7 4790k.
Better perf and save yourself a buck.

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GPU suggestion
by KPruszczak / December 2, 2015 4:45 AM PST

Go to GTX 670/680.

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