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September 22, 2010 7:55:06 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: $ 1100-1200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, Os)

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Country of Origin: United states

Overclocking: Yes / No / Maybe

Cross fire: Yes

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

More about : 1100 gaming

September 22, 2010 8:24:03 PM

i5 760 ($210)
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro ($180)
Samsung F3 500GB HDD ($55)
Antec 300 Illusion case ($70)
SeaSonic S12II 620 80+ Bronze PSU ($70)
EVGA GTX 460 (1GB) GPU ($230)
Coolermaster Hyper 212 plus CPU cooler ($30)

Thats just under $850 and is a solid gaming machine. Its expandable with a second 460 if you feel the need in the future.
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September 23, 2010 1:02:32 AM

I'd echo hatchets build above except I'd opt for mushkin CAS 6 memory which is low profile and now the same cost as CAS 8 memory.

Of also visit and read their latest CPU cooler roundup

There's a very attractive bundle for the antec illusion case w/ an ea-750 psu right now though the 1200 w/ CP-850 is the better choice if thinking future sli

Also consider the 460 sc which you can read the review foe on the same site