Help with New builder build trying to cash in on Sandy Bridge Hype

Approximate Purchase Date: within next month

Budget Range: 800 - 1000 Before Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: WoW, Some Video Editting, Some other gaming

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor(DELL 2408WFP), BlueRay/DVD Combo, 320 GB SeaGate SATA Harddrive.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: non

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe Later

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

Additional Comments: Looking to cash in on price drop from Sandy Bridge coming out but also get a computer that is still able to run new games and edit better than my older 3 year old build.

Is the GTX570 overkill for this build?
Should I get 8GB of ram for editting (so cheap) how much does that give me?
Any suggestions (selection, or where to buy)

Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7

Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760 $204

CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 –
$49.99 Rebate

ASUS ENGTX570/2DI/1280MD5 GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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  1. there really isn't that much of a price drop, SB is getting recalled though I would wait too build:,12108.html
  2. if you live near a microcenter they currently are selling the i5-760 for $160
  3. The i5 2500K is significantly faster and is only a bit more expensive, this bug has to be worked out though.
  4. I agree but I think combined with all the pieces it is at least 200 dollars cheaper. What are your thoughts on the graphics card combo?
  5. Best answer
    its like $5
    2500 = 210
    760 = 205
    ASRock p67 = 155
    Asus p55 pro = 180

    oh sorry,
    It's more like a -$20
    SO YES.
    if you like wasting money on shtuff that doesnt compete on a performance level, buy the 1156 build.

    & yes, i said shtuff.
  6. ^+1 except I would've been a bit less blunt as to avoid getting flamed

    What GPU combo, I'm sorry but I don't see where this one is?
  7. Best answer selected by tazandsim.
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