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October 17, 2011 8:07:43 AM

Decided to built my first PC myself instead of buying pre-made one and I don't know where to start on that. :(  After some research I've came up with the following config:

Approximate Purchase Date: 1 month
Budget Range: ~1000$
System Usage: Gaming
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: -
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: -
Overclocking: No
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe
Monitor Resolution: No idea, but it'd be 19"

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master RR-B10-212P-G1 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($25.99 @ NewEgg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec Nine Hundred Two V3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($119.99 @ Newegg) (Or if anyone would recommend a similiar case)
Power Supply: Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)

Any help would be much appreciated.

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October 17, 2011 9:47:27 AM

Check the $1000 build in my sig :)