This is what I have, but is it good?

Approximate Purchase Date: around June

Budget Range: no more than £718 ($1,139)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming and general entertainment, other

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Overclockers UK; Amazon is ok also

Country: UK

Parts Preferences: No specific preferences other than: ---1) generally well reviewed and decent --- 2) made by good companies

Overclocking: most likely not

SLI or Crossfire: If someone would explain these, I could provide an answer

Monitor Resolution: At first using old monitor with 1280x1024, Later on switching to widescreen

Additional Comments: I have gathered this so far, please make sure these components are compatible with each other. If you have better ideas, tell them, but do not go over price range:

CPU --- Intel Core i5-2500K £150 ($238)
Motherboard --- Asus P8P67 Pro Rev 3.1 £90 ($143)
Graphics card --- Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti OC 900MHz 1GB £180 ($285)
Memory --- 8GB Corsair Vengeance CL9 DDR3-1600 RAM £36 ($57)
Boot drive --- OCZ Agility 3 60GBSolid State Hard Drive £60 ($95)
Storage drive --- WD Caviar Blue 500GB 7200RPM HDD £64 ($101)
Power supply --- Corsair Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX £65 ($103)
Case --- Cooler Master HAF 912 £53 ($84)
Optical drive --- Samsung SH-B123 12x BD-ROM £20 ($32)

Total cost: £718 ($1,139)
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  1. Looks very nice, but I would get a Z68 instead of a P67. I recommend the Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3.
  2. everything looks nice but that i5 is going to limit you. but great setup for the price
  3. geekapproved said:
    Looks very nice, but I would get a Z68 instead of a P67. I recommend the Asrock Extreme 3 Gen 3.


    You mean this one?: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Z68-Extreme3-Motherboard-PCI-Express-ASRock/dp/B005FGQLQQ
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