I'd like to be able to play games such as Skyrim, Battlefield, Minecraft, and a few more on high settings.
This will be the first computer I have built. I will be grateful for any advice about which parts could be changed. Also I wouldn't want to spend over £600, or $935.
One final thing is, I can't purchase from Newegg, because I don't think they ship to the UK.
Thanks for any help.
you'll probably want at least 1920x1080 resolution just to get the detail and field of view in games, but other than that your monitor is fine. Lower response times are nice, but you'll never notice the difference unless you have 2 right next to each other where 1 has a 1ms and the other has a 10ms, then it's barely perceptible. A high end card deserves a decent monitor to show what it can do...Otherwise it's like a sports car with flat tires: lots of potential, but you won't be getting much benefit from it.
I will for sure look into a new monitor sometime soon, when I've got a little more money, but for the time being I think I'll have to stick to this one.
Also, will all the parts work nicely together, or would you recommend changing any for a better performance? Thanks for the help!
You can step up to 1866 MHz ram since the board and CPU support it without OC, it shouldn't really be any price difference if it's still 8GB. Also, that CPU cooler isn't going to be much if at all better than the stock one. If you're looking for a cheap cooling upgrade that will make a big difference, get a Cooler Master Hyper 212+, you'll get 7-10c cooler than stock usually.
And it's what i'd suggest to you (it's cheaper than that corsair ram too)
It depends on if you'll be taxing your CPU much, if you plan on doing any transcoding or rendering of anything, it's really nice to not have your CPU fan blaring at full speed, the stock cooler is quite small and loud, but if you're not going to push the CPU, the aftermarket cooler is more of a bonus to keep your PC cool and quiet.