Is this a good Intel based gaming computer?

Hey everyone, I wanted to build a new computer, Intel based, that could play games. First I would install Mac OS X Snow Leopard, because I use Mac for everything except gaming, then install Windows 7 Home 64-bit through boot camp, which is how I would play games. Here are the specs, I would prefer not to go any higher than I am at right now, lower for equal or better performance is fine too :)

Total cost: $812.40 including shipping.

Motherboard: ASRock H61M-VS LGA 1155 Intel H61 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - $59.99

Processor: Intel Core i5 2400 Sandy Bridge 3.1GHz 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor - $189.99

Graphics Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 - $174.99

RAM: Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3 1333MHz - $29.99

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB 3.5" 5900 RPM Internal Hard Drive - $59.99

Power Supply: Raidmax 630W ATX12V - $49.99

CD/DVD Drive: Lite-On DVD Drive - $18.99

Case: Rosewill Challenger Gaming Case, ATX Mid Tower, 3 fans, (top, front, back) - $49.99

Wireless Card: Rosewill 802.11b/g/n Tp to 300Mbps - $19.99


Monitor: Acer 18.5" LCD Monitor - $89.99

Keyboard/Mouse Combo: Logitech Wireless Combo Black Keyboard and Mouse - $29.99

Speakers: Logitech 1.2 Watts 2.0 Digital Speakers - $16.99

What do you all think?
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  1. Looks like a pretty bad build to me.

    An i5 2500K build :

    Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL8D-4GBXM
    Rosewill CHALLENGER Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, comes with Three Fans-1x Front Blue LED 120mm Fan, 1x Top 140mm ...
    Antec EarthWatts EA-650 GREEN 650W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    MSI P67A-C43 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    BYTECC 6 ft. 18AWG Power Cord w/ 3 Conductor PC Power Connector – Black Model POWERCORD-6K

    Total : $499.50
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  2. Why does it look bad to you?

    Also, the build looks like a great deal, I might have to get that instead.
    Reply to fallout3masseffect2
  3. Ahh, I forgot a GPU.

    XFX HD-695X-ZNFC Radeon HD 6950 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 - $209.99 after rebates

    You might get a HD 6850 or HD 6870 too. It all depends on how much performance you need.
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  4. Raidmax PSU, and 5900 RPM drives are bad, thats why. Plus, you could get a better build for that price.
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