Homebuilt 1500 dollar MAXIMUM Gaming PC

I'm build a PC almost exclusively for gaming, with internet use/surfing being the only other major use. The budget max I have is about 1500 dollars (and while I've used Newegg links, I live in Canada so tigerdirect will probably be my preferred parts site).

Here's the config, are there any major problems sticking out? Performance issues etc.?


CPU: Intel core 15 2500k (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072)
219.99

Motherboard: Biostar Tz68a+ (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138319)
99.99

RAM: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 2x4GB
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220598)
59.99

GPU: GTX 570 overclock
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130620)
339.99

HDD: 1TB Wester Caviar Black
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533)
89.99

Optical: Samsung thingy
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151222&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=ouo8c65ghh52)
64.99

Power Supply: Cooler Master 850w
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171048)
138.22

Case: Cooler Master HAF 932
(http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119160)
139.99


OS Windows 7:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986
99.99
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  1. Hello MansOnWires;

    http://img534.imageshack.us/img534/4585/ss492.jpg
    Tigerdirect.ca or NCIX.com or FutureShop.ca are also good choices

    ps; on NewEgg.ca you can just search on the Item# N82E16814130620 to get the linkys on that site. The GPU is $CAD 339.99 it says.
  2. I think I'd like that CM PSU a lot better in a $20 off combo deal with a case:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.710473

    Otherwise it's not the best value or best performing 850W PSU.
    XFX PRO850W XXX Edition Semi-Modular 80+ Silver 850W slighty more expensive when rebate, taxes & shipping charges figured.

    What size / resolution monitor will be using? Dual or triple monitor setup in your future?
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