Okay perfect. I like this suggestion, I just wasn't sure exactly how much RAM to get. I've always heard to never go cheap on it. However if you agree, I think 4GB of this stuff should be plenty.
In regards to the case: I definitely don't want it to overheat, die, or explode. I read in a thread somewhere that the COOLMASTER was a larger case. Since I'm new at all of this... Will my stuff fit inside of the Antec 300 and not be overcrowded/blow up?
I don't mean to second guess you as I'm sure you are aware if it will fit or not, but I just have to double check and ask. I have a fear of getting these parts and something not being compatible with each other.
I can understand questioning whether all the components will fit in the Antec 300. It's better to be safe than sorry, right? I can assure you that all the components will fit just fine in the Antec 300. It also does a good job of keeping components cool with its 120mm rear fan and 140mm top fan. You can also add two 120mm fans to the front of the case and another 120mm fan to the side if you want.
The Illusion version of the Antec 300 that hunter315 posted above already has the two extra 120mm intake fans installed.
One note on your build, I would save some money and stick with a 4850 for 14x9 monitor.
When you say 14x9 you mean a 14XX x 9XX resolution right? I'm looking at the specifications of the one I chose and I believe is supports 1440x900 perhaps you meant 1680x1050 like a previous poster suggested?
So I am definitely going to do some minor tweaks to this build and re-post tomorrow with the tweaks included when I have some time at work. So far it looks like I'm going to chase the case and RAM. I will check tomorrow and see if I can get a link to a combo to stick .
Thanks for all of the suggestions so far everyone. Really, I asked some co-workers and they all just say "looks good". Any advice you have I am willing to reflect upon.
I'm trying to compare the numbers versus the 945 and 955. How much in your opinion will this affect my ability to play games at a high resolution? If the difference is minute, then these combo deals that you have suggested appear too sexy to overlook.