Building a gaming PC for about 1000 dollars.

First off, Hi to everyone and would like you guys to know how happy i am to have found a forum like this. I need help and opinions about this build. It will be used for a lot of gaming. I am poor so my build needs to stay within the 1000 dollar range.


Case- antec 300.

HDD -http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148288
- or my old 200 gig HDD which i can use for free.

GPU - I like nvidia, but not dead set on them. im open for suggestions.

PSU - No idea. I would like to sli in the near future.

ram - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231144

Mobo - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813188026

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115041

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118019

So after a lot of research i came up with the above. Please tell me what you think and give me your opinion.

Thank you.
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  1. Welcome to the forums!

    Get one of these heatsinks:

    Top 5 heatsinks:

    http://www.frostytech.com/top5heatsinks.cfm

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-cooler-charts,1967-12.html

    Top 5 Low Profile Heatsinks on Frostytech

    http://www.frostytech.com/top5_lowprofile_heatsinks.cfm

    Get a bolt-on heatsink. Avoid push pins if youy can.
  2. Certified SLI-Ready Power Supplies
    http://www.slizone.com/object/slizone_build_psu.html

    GPU: get a GTX 260/280 if you can.
    Or else a 9800GTX.
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