Building new gaming rig for wow, swtor, tera under 1000$!

hi guys i am looking to build my first gaming rig with about 1000$ to spend (preferably a little lower). I look to play world of warcraft, swtor, and tera all on max settings without any problems. I like the intel i5 1500k sandy bridge CPU because its really good for its price (newegg-225$), but im unsure about the other components. I prefer nvidia for the video card but will not hesatate to get an amd one if it comes down to price. thanks to all who reply :)
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  1. MOBO : ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3
    CPU : I5 2500K
    RAM : Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    HDD : Seagate Barracuda ST500DM002 500GB 7200 RPM
    GPU : EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
    PSU : Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W Continuous Power
    DVD-RW : LITE-ON DVD Burner - Bulk 24X
    CASE : COOLER MASTER Elite 430
    OS : Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
    TOTAL : $952.91 and 913$ after rebates.
    In your budget fit a cpu cooler if you want to overclock your cpu COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
  2. $800 build in my sig with a i5 2500k + CM Hyper 212 Evo instead of the i5 2400.
  3. hi there

    i just built a sub-$1000 gaming rig (check it at ).

    i5 2500k should be sufficient. mine also incorporates a geforce gtx 570 so you should be capable of running all current games at ultra graphics quality with at least 40 fps (except metro 2033 and the witcher 2). i would def try to roll an SSD to reduce load times, especially important when you're streaming a lot of content off of your drive.
  4. This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
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