Building First Gaming Computer - Need Advise/Input !!

Approximate Purchase Date: Sometime this week.

Budget Range: Up to $700 before rebates.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Gaming, Gaming, Movies, Photoshop

Parts Not Required: Don't need a keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Tigerdirect, any reliable websites that I can purchas the bulk of my items.
Country of Origin: U.S.

Parts Preferences: No real preferance, reliable brands that are popular.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920 x1080 is my max resolution

Additional Comments: Need a reliable Gaming Computer that will last me for a while, easy to upgrade and can play all 2011 games with med settings. Below I have compiled a list of components that I believe would do the job would love to get some feedback and advise about the build.
CPU: i5 2500K ;

Motherboard: Asrock H61M/U3S3 ;

Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) ;

GPU: Radeon HD 6850 ;

PSU: Antec NEO ECO 520w ;

Hard Drive: Samsung F3 1TB;

Case: Antec 300 Illusion ;

** I am open to any and all suggestions! Thanks again.
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  2. Oh wow that looks pretty good, I might have to try that instead!
  3. buoyah said:
    Oh wow that looks pretty good, I might have to try that instead!

    I had to edit that build up above...I forgot the,2944.html <--- review and benchmarks of the gtx 560
  4. Would I be able to overclock the i5 or is it set at 3.7?
  5. buoyah said:
    Would I be able to overclock the i5 or is it set at 3.7?

    You shouldn't have a problem getting to 3.8 - 4.0ghz on stock voltage.
  6. Perfect thank you, I will definetly try this rig out.
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