Cheap system with Radeon 6950

Hey guys, can you guys help me build a cheap system for gaming based on the xfx radeon 6950 1gb?
I already bought a psu (750w), HDD, and a DVD drive, so all i need is a monitor, case, motherboard, RAM, and cpu. Is this asking for too much?
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  1. What's cheap? $400? $500? $600? Is your HDD sata 2 or 3?

    Most budget game builds use the i3-2100 cpu.
  2. So far the psu is an OCZ Zs 750 w
    The HDD is WD Caviar Black 1tb @ 7200 RPM SATA III
    My budget for the rest of the parts is $650.
    Hoping to get a radeon 6950 in there, but doesn't have to have it.
  3. CPU i3-2100 $125

    MB MSI PH61A-P35 $75

    RAM G.SKILL Value Series 8GB $40

    CASE NZXT GAMMA Classic $39

    MONITOR Hannspree By HannsG SL231DPB Glossy Black 23" $120 Deal ends today!

    That's $400 without card...

    GIGABYTE GV-R695OC-1GD Radeon HD 6950 1GB $250

    What about OS? Windows 7 Home is $100 OEM at Newegg...
  4. I already have a case (rosewill smart one) and windows 7. Is an AMD 4100 better than an i3? Or should I stick with Vargas64's build?
  5. Maybe I can switch the i5 for an i3?
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