Hello, I am looking to build myself a high-end gaming computer this holiday season. It will be used heavily for gaming with some light web browsing and writing papers mixed in. I am most interested in getting best possible gaming performance out of this build. I will be playing a wide variety of games such as Diablo 3, Skyrim(with mods), Battlefield 3, Starcraft 2, The Witcher 2, Xcom-Enemy Unknown, League of Legends, Crysis 2, Amnesia The Dark Descent, and possibly Assassin's Creed 3(depending on what the resolution and fps it will get on xbox 360 with the new engine). Can anyone come up with a build that includes all the hardware, a good OS, and a monitor for under $1600? Thank you for your help.
Obviously, if you don't like the case you can replace with anything that will fit hyper 212 height. Also, as you got about $150 to spare, you could also upgrade to 680 if you wish.
I like this build you have posted for the most part. A few things though. The monitor you posted has an 8ms response time, will that not cause ghosting in team fights In LoL and Battle sequences in BF3?. Is 23in for a single gaming monitor a good size?(could/should I go bigger?). Lastly, I have read that the difference between the gtx 670 and the gtx 680 is quite small, and for the money the gtx 670 seems to be the better choice. P.S. Thank you for your help