Please check my build

Approximate Purchase Date: Next week

Budget Range: 1000-1300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching videos, surfing the net, homework

Parts Not Required: HD and windows (already have a 1TB hd with windows 7)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any websites (what ever is cheap... Currently I am using PC Part Picker)

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Slight overclocking

SLI or Crossfire: In the future, perhaps

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080+

Additional Comments: My build is listed below. I've done thorough research on the parts. I was wondering if my build is solid, and if you can offer a better price for the same performance then that would be helpful. I want a pc that can run Starcraft on high frame rates, league of legends, old republic, battlefields, border lands, crysis and left 4 dead 2. I'm hoping to run these games on the highest settings. I have provided a link and individual components for my soon to be pc. Please offer any advice that could cut down the cost, but without altering the performance too much.

Thanks in advance! =D

Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor $209.69

CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $30.66

Motherboard ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $199.50

Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (4 x 2GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $29.88

Video Card HIS Radeon HD 6970 2GB Video Card $369.99

Case Cooler Master HAF 922 ATX Mid Tower Case $89.98 $89.98 @ NCIX Buy

Power Supply Cooler Master 850W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $134.99

Optical Drive Samsung SH-222AB DVD/CD Writer $17.99 $

Monitor Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor $149.99

Keyboard Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard $44.99 $44.99 @ Newegg Canada

Mouse Razer DeathAdder Wired Laser Mouse $46.99
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  2. Wow! Excellent! Thank you so much!

    I did research on all your recommendations and I'm more than impressed!

    Did you have any peripherals in mind?
  3. klooste said:
    Wow! Excellent! Thank you so much!

    I did research on all your recommendations and I'm more than impressed!

    Did you have any peripherals in mind?

    I'm the wrong one to ask about that. I use a $15 Logitech keyboard and a $40 Logitech tracbal to game with. I hear good things though about that Logitech G110 keyboard , the Microsoft boards, and the Logitech G500 mouse...but man there's a lot of good mice out on the market atm to choose from. <----- Keyboards @ Direct Canada <----- Mice @ Direct Canada <----- Keyboards @ Best Direct <----- Mice @ Best Direct
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