$900-$1200 build, help!!

Approximate Purchase Date: within the next week or two

Budget Range: $900-$1200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: photo and video editing, programming, gaming, surfing the Internet, and other regular stuff

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country: US

Parts Preferences: N/A

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: I want something that will give me the best bang for my buck, something reliable and that will last me for a while. Also I want it to be future proof.
Thanks in advance.
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  1. Ivy Bridge is is due out April 29th along with the new Z77 and Z75 boards. Personally I would wait a month for it all to be on the shelves.

    http://www.asrock.com/microsite/PCIe3/overview.html <----- Quick and brief rundown of Ivy Bridge, PCI-E 3.0 cards and the new gen boards.

    http://www.asrock.com/mb/index.asp?s=1155 <---- Those are Asrocks Z77 and Z75 board line up so far...although they are going to add more boards here soon. Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI also have their boards ready to go. They all get released with Ivy Bridge.
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