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$1500 New Gaming Build Help

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July 22, 2011 5:03:32 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: This month

Budget Range: ~1500

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the net

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Tigerdirect.com

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Case:
NZXT PHAN-003RD Phantom Full-Tower Case - E-ATX, ATX, MicroATX, 5 x 5.25" Bays, 7 x 3.5"Bays, 200mm LED Fan, White / Red
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7335394&sku=A406-2056
$139.99

PSU:
Corsair CMPSU-750TXV2 Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 Power Supply - 750 Watts, ATX, 140mm Fan, 80 Plus Bronze, SLI Ready, Active PFC (8.8 lbs)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7195038&sku=C13-2802
$114.99

GPU:
Diamond 6950PE52G Radeon HD 6950 Video Card -2GB, GDDR5, PCIe 2.1, mini-Display Port, HDMI, Dual DVI(3.1 lbs)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7092103&sku=D10-6950
$289.99

CPU:
Intel I5-2500k
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7073161&sku=I69-2500K
$219.99

Ram:
Crucial CT2KIT51264BA1339 8GB PC10600 DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Desktop Memory Upgrade - 1333MHz, 2x4096MB, Non-ECC, Unbuffered
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6753738&sku=C19-6149
$79.99

Mobo:
MSI P67A-GD53 B3 Intel P67 Motherboard - ATX, Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel P67 Express, DDR3 2133MHz (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, Gigabit LAN, CrossFire/SLI Ready, USB 3.0
$149.99

Hard Drive:
Seagate ST31000524AS Barracuda Hard Drive - 1TB, SATA 6Gbps, 7200 RPM, 32MB
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=61389&sku=TSD-1000AS5
$54.99

Total: ~$1050.00
The rest (cooler, mouse, keyboard, monitor) I'm not sure what to go with. Id like to be between $1500 - $1800 before rebates. Thank you for helping!

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July 22, 2011 5:22:35 AM

This build down below includes dual factory over clocked gtx 560 ti's in SLI...

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Enforcer-Interior-S... $79.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Storm Enforcer USB 3.0 Mid Tower ATX Case with Window and Black Interior (SGC-1000-KWN1)

http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Computer-Cooling-R4... $14.31 & eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders over $25
Cooler Master Computer Case Cooling R4-LUS-07AR-GP Red LED 200mm

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $94.99 - $69.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... $169.98 save: $35.00
GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite... You Save: -$15.00 $444.98 $20.00 Mail-In Rebate Card Price After Mail-In Rebate(s): $424.98 FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII TOP/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $239.99 (Before $20.00 Mail-In Rebate Card) FREE SHIPPING
ASUS ENGTX560 TI DCII TOP/2DI/1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002G1YPH0/ref=ox_sc_a... $29.49 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler, RR-B10-212P-G1

http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Spinpoint-3-5-Inch-Intern... $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Samsung Desktop Class Spinpoint F3 1 TB SATA 3.0 Gb-s 32 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare-OEM Drives, HD103SJ

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $19.99 FREE SHIPPING
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM

Total: $1,152.71 *not including shipping and mail in rebates

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $99.99 FREE SHIPPING
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $149.99 - $134.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
Asus ML228H 21.5" 1920X1080 2ms Full HD LED BackLight LED Monitor Slim Design 250 cd/m2 10,000,000 :1 (ASCR)

http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-CA-HS1ANA-Gaming-Analog-H... $73.50 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Corsair CA-HS1ANA Gaming Audio Series HS1 Analog Gaming Headset

*** Some other options to consider...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0026L7FQ8/ref=ox_sc_a... $27.04 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Microsoft SideWinder X3 Mouse

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001DWK4NC/ref=ox_sc_a... $32.14 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Microsoft SideWinder X5 Mouse

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-G500-Programmable-Gaming... $57.90 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Logitech G500 Programmable Gaming Mouse

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Programmable-Laser-Gamin... $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Logitech G9X Programmable Laser Gaming Mouse with Precision Grips

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-JQD-00001-SideWinder-X4... $51.97 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Microsoft SideWinder X4 Keyboard

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Sidewinder-Gaming-Keybo... $59.51 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Microsoft Sidewinder X6 Gaming Keyboard with USB Port

http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-920-002232-Gaming-Keyboa... $65.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Logitech Gaming Keyboard G110

http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/product.php?category_id... <------- more pics, specs, and professional reviews of that Cooler Master case
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