First Build ~$1200-1500

I have been a long time console gamer and want to make the switch to pc (TOR and some others titles have enticed me enough to make a build)

Approximate Purchase Date: First week in September


Budget Range: $1500 MAX (including monitor, mouse, os, keyboard, shipping, etc)


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, web surfing, word processing


Parts Not Required: speakers?


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, microcenter (there is a microcenter about 20min from my new apt so I could easily pick it up in store. If I get something that is DOA I wouldn't have to wait a week, but I would rather get everything in one order).


Country of Origin: United States


Parts Preferences: amd processor/nvidia gpu


Overclocking: Probably not. I am too new at this to know the difference


SLI or Crossfire: maybe SLI in the future


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 (again no need to spend lots of extra $$ for 1200 or IPS when I really wont know the difference. Maybe if it is an issue in the future I will switch. Black Friday will only be 2 months after my purchase).


Additional Comments: here is what I have built so far

CPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103923
seems pretty fast, no need to OC, 5 eggs

MoBo - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131757
supports my CPU choice and is AM3+

GPU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130621
Kind of on the fence here. I might go 560 or 560 ti. (I will be playing the COD series, BF3, TOR, etc if that helps)

RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231416
8 gb for cheap!

Case and PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.688427
I picked this case and there was a combo with a Corsiar PSU. If i want to SLI in the future would 750w be enough?

HDD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769
I don't care to spend the extra on SSD until more options are out there

CD- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

Wireless adapter- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320048
Don't try to tell me to hardwire because I am just on the other side of the wall and there is no way that they woman would go for the exposed cord

OS- win7

keyboard- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126087

Mouse- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104377

monitor- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236059


This puts me at 1400ish shipped before rebates. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated! Thanks for looking!
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  1. a gaming build with this budget should use an i5-2500k. its far better, even at stock speeds, than any AMD processor, and its $180 at microcenter.
    the amd mobo you have chosen does not support SLI.
    id use an 850w to power 2x gtx 570's and a 750w for 2x gtx 560 ti's (id go for the 560 ti, especially with this in mind).

    id be happy to show you an i5-2500k based build if youd like.
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