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April 29, 2011 4:06:52 AM

Processor- Intel Core i5-760 2.8GHz 8 MB LGA1156 Processor BX80605I5760
Video card- ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 
Ram- 8GB (2x4GB) G Skill Ripjaws
Motherboard- ASUS SABERTOOTH 55i LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel
Hard Drive- Western Digital 2 TB Caviar Green SATA Intellipower 64 MB

Im looking to play new mmorpgs games on high settings.I have a budget of around 800ish dollars. This is my first time building a computer, so any suggestions?

Also, what would be a good case and PSU that is fairly inexpensive?

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April 29, 2011 4:23:48 AM

this build can handle pretty much anything at decent resolutions. It won't do anything ridiculous (multiple displays) but it'll take on 1920x1080 in just about any game; rpgs should be no problem.
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April 29, 2011 4:45:58 AM

I havnt found a case and PSU yet, have any suggestions?

and what would be a good cheap lga 1155 motherboard?
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April 29, 2011 5:05:45 AM

You should not build LGA 1156 (i5-760). Build i5-2500K or i3-2100--LGA 1155, IMO. Fill this out: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advic...

EDIT: I accidentally typed LGA 2011, when I meant 1155.
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April 29, 2011 5:07:01 AM

I just got this case in today:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/NZXT-Gamma-Classic-Series-ATX...

I bought it because it was cheap and I liked the simple design without all the excessive lights. I don't have all the parts for my current build so I haven't tested it.
It is limited to ten inch graphics cards though. I am using it for an HTPC/gaming machine.

As for PSU everyone seems to recommend Corsair or any top end brand. For watts and amps (sum across +12v rails) you will want to base these on what components you choose and what you might want to add in the future.

I don't personally own a 1155 yet (would like to). Hopefully an actual owner can give you a recommendation on which board to get. I'm 90% sure most would get the 2500K if they were spending over 200 on a processor. The old one still got an honorable mention in this article:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-gaming-cpu-cor...

I forgot to add that one of the HD 5850's on newegg is a lot cheaper than the one you have selected for a similar performance level. Here is the link:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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April 29, 2011 5:58:20 AM

I'd go with a larger case for the same price than the NZXT. But it's a decent case. I'll give more suggestions once the OP fills that form out.
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April 29, 2011 11:32:42 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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May 6, 2011 12:26:05 AM

Best answer selected by tdhhs94.
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