Approximate Purchase Date: By the end of this month
Budget Range: $1500 before or after rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: FPS Gaming, light AutoCad work for school.
Parts Not Required: Mouse, Keyboard and Case (Rosewill Blackhawk case)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon or ncix (especially if i can price match)
Country: California, US
Parts Preferences: Intel
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 or higher
Additional Comments: Wanted this asus monitor because of the 120 refresh rate, really need help with a motherboard selection. Is the gtx 570 worth it? Is 8-8-8-24 timing that much faster than 9-9-9-24 timing?
CPU: i5 2500K ($180 when pricematched at NCIX) GPU: Asus GTX 570 Direct CUII ($320) (after $30 MIR) MotherBoard: Asus P8P67 Pro ($180) (Read that this isnt the greatmotherboard, would like a better option) RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (1600 DDR3 8-8-8-24) ($65 HD: Samsung Spinpoint 1TB ($150) PSU: Corsair HX750 ($145) Monitor: Asus VG236HE ($300) (after $20 MIR) (Wanted an IPS but didn't want it to be too slow for FPS games)