System Usage from Most to Least Important: MMO Gaming, FPS Gaming, Etc
Parts Not Required: Monitor, Mouse, Keyboard,internet adaptor card
Preferred Website(s) for Parts:Newegg mostly but will gladly appreciate suggestions as to where else to look.
Parts Preferences:Asus motherboard, Geforce graphics card, Intell i5 2500k cpu
SLI or Crossfire:Maybe
Additional Comments: This is my first build, but I do have a well expierenced builder to assist me. I would just like some feedback on this build to see if/where I can improve my build before I buy anything and if i'm missing any key components. Also some case Ideas, I'm looking for something fairly nice with the large fan on top and maybe even dust filters on the front, with a little flash as well.
ASRock Z68 Extreme3, $125.
I think it would be worth it to get a better monitor. What's the use of getting all this beastly hardware if all you get out of it is a tiny little screen?
Skip the OCZ SSDs. Go ADATA, Crucial, Mushkin or Smasung for better reliability.
You probably don't need more than 8gb RAM.