First Build (Budget Gaming)

Probably just going to use this for web surfing, schoolwork, and MMORPGs like WoW or Rift.

How well do you think this will run it?
Thanks.

OS:
Windows 7 64-bit

CPU:
Intel Core i3-2100 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz LGA 1155 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I32100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115078

MOBO:
GIGABYTE GA-H61M-D2P-B3 LGA 1155 Intel H61 Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128482

GPU:
SAPPHIRE 100282XTREME Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102932

HD:
Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148697

RAM:
G.SKILL NS 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL9D-4GBNS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231396

Keyboard and Mouse:
I-ROCKS KR-6820E-BK Black 104 Key USB Wired Backlit Gaming Keyboard (Orange LED)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823204015
i-rocks IR-7571L-BK Black 4 Buttons 1 x Wheel USB Laser 1600 dpi Gaming Mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826227013

Optical Drive:
LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Writer
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106334

Case and PSU:
Rosewill TU-155 II 500 Black 0.8mm cold rolled steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case with 500W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147117

Monitor:
Acer S201HL bd 20" Widescreen LED Backlit Monitor - 1600x900, 16:9, 12000000:1 Dynamic, 5ms, Tilt, VGA, DVI
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6297349
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  1. cpu+mobo combo http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.631850

    I can't find any info about the psu but it does include a picture with a visible Deer Comp Co number, known for bad psus. I'd go with a good quality psu and a cheap case which would only be $15-$30 more. This should be sufficient. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371034

    $10 more will get you a 21.5" 1080p monitor. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009299
  2. Also for ten more you could get the G-skill gaming series ram rated at 1600Mhz they come with nice heat sinks on them too

    You might consider buying a case and PSU separate take a look at these two:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817153023

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182199

    The NZXT gamma is $39 at walmart.com free ship, I just got it and it is pretty decent.
  3. no, you dont need 1600mhz ram, as the mobo will run it at 1333 anyways. And you definitely dont need heatsinks on your ram. you should avoid that rosewill psu like the plague.

    also, again i agree with k1114, you will be AMAZED at how much larger a 22" is than a 20".
  4. Ok, picked up that NXZT gamma case, that antec PSU, and the 21.5" monitor. Everything should be here early-mid next week.
  5. As for the ram the only reason I recommended it was you can manually set it to 1600Mhz or you can leave it at 1333 and lower the timings...plus it is one of their most popular kits. I know you don't need heatsinks but it can't hurt anything either. But anyways good luck with your first build
  6. You can't change ram speed on h61 or h67. $10 isn't much but, cl8 vs cl9 difference is next to nil in real world applications. Heatsinks on 1.5v ram is just for looks.
  7. I did not realize that you could not change the ram speed on that board, thanks for sharing. Learn new things everyday
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