$1000 CAD Build

Looking to build a gaming rig that will be sub $1000 Canadian after taxes and shipping. Mainly I'm looking to build something that can get through SC2 on ultra at a decent framerate

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next month

BUDGET RANGE: $1000 after taxes and shipping

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Games, word processing

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, dvd drive

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Any place that ships to Canada

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada

PARTS PREFERENCES: Reliable parts

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1600x1200

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Thanks for the help


What I've been looking at so far:

Case: Rosewill Challenger http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147153 $49.99

HDD: WD Caviar Black 640GB 7200 RPM http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136319 $69.99

MOBO: ASRock 770 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157195 $94.99

GPU: Gigabyte GTX 460 1GB http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125333 $236.99

PSU: Rosewill RP600V2-S-SL 600W http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182032 $69.99

RAM: OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227583 $89.99

CPU: AMD Phenom II X3 720 http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103652 $106.99

Heatsink: Scythe SCKTN-3000 92mm Sleeve http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835185096 $25.99

Windows 7 Home OEM $104.99


Tax: $115
Shipping: $35

Total: 999.70

Thanks for any help and/or comments!
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  1. No takers?
  2. come on guys, need some help here
  3. i'll recommended some changes. You should swap your hard drive out for the Samsung Sinpoint f3 1TB, choose a different power supply, any 650w from a name brand like Corsair, Seasonic, XFX... would be perfect. Also make sure you know that that motherboard doesnt support SLI or Crossfire (theres only one spot for a GPU). Finally, you could easily find some RAM with lower latencies than what you picked for a few bucks more here's an example
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