First Build. Help?

Approximate Purchase Date: Christmas

Budget Range: 500-800$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming(MMO, RTS, & FPS), Videos/Movies, Web Surfing, Simple Photoshop

Parts Not Required: Moniter, Mouse, Keyboard, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Love ATI Graphics, Nvidia is Okay, Love Intel, but ATI For budets :P

Overclocking: Auto OC on i5/i7

SLI or Crossfire: Yes ( In the future )

Monitor Resolution: Does not matter, I will be using diff moniters, anywhere from 1200x1000 to 1900x1200

Additional Comments: Best bang for meh buck

i5 - (more upgrading in the future)
i7 - (less upgrading in the future)
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  1. What do you intend to do with the system? For gaming, an i5-750/760 is more than enough. If you're doing something like 3D rendering, then you might want to go with an i7, though the 920 is old news...a 930 or 950 can be had for around USD$300.
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  3. Oh, Ill be playing games like: Star Trek Online, GMOD, CSS, DoD, E:TW, N:TW, M:TW, and many others.
  4. need some help here.
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  6. I edited it up there ^^^ ??
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