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3D PC Gaming build under $1000

Trying to build a 3D Nvidia vision setup under $1000-$1100. Searching, looking, reading for over a week now and finally decided to get what component to get for my build.

The monitor I will be using is Asus VG236H 23" 2ms 1920x1080.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236092

So far I think the parts below will be sufficient but what do the members here think (the cheaper the part the better it is for my build however it has to play 3D vision in Full HD 1080P):

CPU Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) $220
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

EVGA SuperClocked GeForce GTX 570(Fermi) $334
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130622

Motherboard MSI P67A-G45(B3)LGA 1155 Intel P67 ATX $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130582

Memory Kingston HyperX Blu 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) $30
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104203

HDD Western Digital Caviar Blue WD3200AAKX 320GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136770

Case Rosewill Smart One ATX Mid Tower Computer $40
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147120

Power Supply CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-850TX 850W SLI Certified (Getting this cuz I might get a 2nd video card, so that will be good enough right?) $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139009

Microsoft windows 7 Home premium $100
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

TOTAL $1,040 (Includes shipping)

Please let me know if all parts compatible with each other or not and how can I reduce the price even lower?


Approximate Purchase Date: 1 day

Budget Range: $1000 or lower.

Usagefor: Nvidia 3D Gaming

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Nvidia 3d kit

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, walmart, circuit city, ecost,

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: GPU

Overclocking: Maybe in the future

SLI: Maybe in the future if I like the 3d Nvidia vision setup

Additional Comments: Will also need a gaming mouse and keyboard. With my setup I am hoping to play popular, top rated games like Bioshock 2, Brink, Batman: AA, Fable 3, Left 4 Dead 2, e.t.c. returns at 1080p, AA enabled, and max settings for approx. all games.
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    first thing i notice is that you dont need a triple channel kit for ram. the motherboard is dual channel you need either 2 or 4 sticks. i recommend 2x 4GB.

    this is the same motherboard minus the ieee1394 ports for $10 less
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130583

    this is a better quality power supply but 100 watts less but thats still plenty for your system even if you add another 570 later on. for $35 less, use promocode PCPowerSep1
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703027
  2. just noticed your monitor. you dont need to spend that much. here are a few other options.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007617+600012673+600060968&QksAutoSuggestion=&ShowDeactivatedMark=False&Configurator=&IsNodeId=1&Subcategory=20&description=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&AdvancedSearch=1&srchInDesc=3d

    if you really want to spend that much get the samsung thats 3rd down on my link. its way better quality and has more features than the asus you picked.
  3. farrengottu said:
    first thing i notice is that you dont need a triple channel kit for ram. the motherboard is dual channel you need either 2 or 4 sticks. i recommend 2x 4GB.

    this is the same motherboard minus the ieee1394 ports for $10 less
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130583

    this is a better quality power supply but 100 watts less but thats still plenty for your system even if you add another 570 later on. for $35 less, use promocode PCPowerSep1
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703027


    1. But the Kingston 6GB (3 x 2GB) is compatible with the board I selected right (I want that board cuz of its THX TruStudio PRO feature and the memory is cheap)

    2. My Evga is super clocked. so can the Power supply you selected handle dual gtx 570 and another same 3d Monitor (getting that because of its glossy screen) and maybe adding a separate sound card?

    3. Please let me know if everything else is compatible with each other as that is the main reason I am asking here.
  4. farrengottu said:
    just noticed your monitor. you dont need to spend that much. here are a few other options.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=100007617+600012673+600060968&QksAutoSuggestion=&ShowDeactivatedMark=False&Configurator=&IsNodeId=1&Subcategory=20&description=&Ntk=&CFG=&SpeTabStoreType=&AdvancedSearch=1&srchInDesc=3d

    if you really want to spend that much get the samsung thats 3rd down on my link. its way better quality and has more features than the asus you picked.


    Does the samsung has glossy screen or matte screen since that is the main reason I am getting the asus and also because of its 120 Hz refresh rate.
  5. http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0371742

    Cheaper gtx570. Have to admit though, i haven't read reviews for this and your gtx570.

    Agree on the pc&c power supply posted above. Cheaper and silver certified.
  6. Best answer selected by otaku3230.
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