I3 gtx460 768MB good enough for SC2?

Hey Guys,

This is my first time building a computer. I just want to make sure I'm not picking any duds and that it will provide acceptable performance for SC2 and any other games I may want to play.

Budget range: $1,000-$1,200 before rebates; from; this week; USA

System usage: Gaming; mostly SC2 and D3 when it comes out, but possibly more

Parts not required: keyboard, mouse

Parts preferences: I prefer Intel and nVidia

Overclocking or SLI: No

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050

Additional comments: I need a wireless card.

Build so far:
Intel Core i3-530 Clarkdale 2.93GHz 4MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 73W Dual-Core Desktop Processor

ASUS P7P55D-E LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM

EVGA 768-P3-1360-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 768MB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply

COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Steel + Plastic and Mesh Bezel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

ASUS PCE-N13 IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express Wireless Adapter Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates 64-bit/128-bit WEP, TKIP, and AES WI-Fi alliance WPA, WPA2

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer LightScribe Support

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

So what do you guys think? Any recommendations/improvements?
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    Here are the SC2 System requirements

    StarCraft II System Requirements

    The system requirements for the StarCraft II are as follows:

    PC Requirements

    PC Minimum System Requirements*:
    Windows® XP/Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 (Updated with the latest Service Packs) with DirectX® 9.0c
    2.6 GHz Pentium® IV or equivalent AMD Athlon® processor
    128 MB PCIe NVIDIA® GeForce® 6600 GT or ATI Radeon® 9800 PRO video card or better
    12 GB available HD space
    1 GB RAM (1.5 GB required for Windows Vista®/Windows® 7 users)
    DVD-ROM drive
    Broadband Internet connection
    1024X720 minimum display resolution

    PC Recommended Specifications:
    Windows Vista®/Windows® 7
    Dual Core 2.4Ghz Processor
    2 GB RAM
    512 MB NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800 GTX or ATI Radeon® HD 3870 or better
    *Note: Due to potential programming changes, the Minimum System Requirements for this game may change over time.

    Your system is more than capable of maxing out SC2...
  2. starcraft 2 is very well optimised, even my 4670 can play starcraft 2 beta at 1920x1080 ultra settings at 25-30 frames......... so gtx460 is able to play it at lets say 4000x2500 :))
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