Gaming Rig Under $1000

Hello everyone, I'am new to the community and i just want you guys input on my gaming rig. This is going to be my first build so iam looking for a rig that would cost less then $1000 since iam still in school. I will also try to do some OC on my rig but not so high probably get the cpu to 3.6ghz from 3.2ghz. Also i will be upgrading these component in the future probably around spring of 2011

Purchase Date: Within a month
System usage: Gaming from WOW, Starcraft 2, and a game that will be coming out in spring 2011
Preferred Website: Newegg
Parts Required: Need all
Country of Origin: US
SLI or Xfire: Yes, may Xfire since these card cost less then nvidia.
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200 or a 24 in monitor

CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE Callisto C3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103846&cm_re=phenom_ii_x2_black_edition-_-19-103-846-_-Product: I heard you can unlock the two disable core on this CPU to get it quad core, however you have to be the lucky few to actually work. So i dont know whether to get this or the quad core phenom II.

Mobo: Asus M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131631

Case: Lancool Dragon series pc-k62 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811112239&cm_re=lancool-_-11-112-239-_-Product

CPU Fan: Zalman 7500 CPU Cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118036&cm_re=zalman_7500-_-35-118-036-_-Product

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5770 Vapor-x http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102898&cm_re=hd_radeon_5770_vapor-x-_-14-102-898-_-Product

HD: WD Caviar Black 640GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136319&Tpk=wd%20caviar%20black%20640

Ram: Patriot PVV34G1333LLK Sector 5 Viper II 4GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220431&Tpk=patriot%20pvv34g1333llk

PSU: OCZ OCZ600MXSP http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341017&cm_re=ocz-_-17-341-017-_-Product

CD/DVD: Lite-on IHAS324-98 Internal DVD Writer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106334&Tpk=lite-on%20ihas324

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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I dont have the component for the ram since newegg sold out but the original price is $115.99 but has $20.00 rebate so the total would be around $900

Will these components work with each other?
Have WOW and SC2 in max setting with 1920x1200 monitor
Do i have enough PSU power?
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  1. Yes but for the $$ and given Full HD resolution u should really move out of a HD 5770 based config for best gaming results @@
    Tower $692AR

    +$100 OS
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116754
    23.6" LCD with free printer $170 free ship
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009252
    $962AR grand total
  2. batuchka said:
    Yes but for the $$ and given Full HD resolution u should really move out of a HD 5770 based config for best gaming results @@
    Tower $692AR
    http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q205/batuchka/Untitled-2017.jpg
    +$100 OS
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116754
    23.6" LCD with free printer $170 free ship
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009252
    $962AR grand total


    +100

    Very nice.
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