BUDGET RANGE: (e.g.: 600-800) $750, including monitor, lower the better.
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, maybe some business stuff
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Base system. Could use recommendations for a good, cheap gaming keyboard, 23" monitor, and whether or not I should upgrade to Win7. Own a MX510 and headset.
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg. Anything else that is cheap and reliable.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: U.S.
PARTS PREFERENCES: Best value
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1200
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: This will be my first build but I'm looking to build a cheap gaming computer that can run Starcraft 2 at 1920x1200. I would like it to be future-proof, in the sense that it can run DX11, maybe SLI or Crossfire (if that's realistic for a build like this, only want to start with 1 card atm but the options is nice) and I'd like to be able to drop simple upgrades in over the coming years so I'm not always dropping $750 for a new system.
I essentially want the best value, so if spending a little more on a power supply will save me money in the long run then I'll splurge otherwise I want the best value for a budget gaming PC that's around $750 with the monitor. If someone could pull off $750 with Windows 7 that would be cool too.
Think I'm leaning to a hd5830 or a gtx460 atm too.