New i5 Build.

Hi guys, i've finally came back into the world of PC's and am keen to get together a decent rig.
I have an old rig which is a little outdated, and hardware that isn't working, so i'm looking to create a rig revolving around the previous CPU I have.
The CPU I have is an i5 750 and it works fine.
So bacially i'm looking at getting a new: Motherboard, Power supply, RAM and HDD, oh and some new CPU cooling!
Although, I do have a GTS 250 that I was planning to use, but am open to suggestions whether to upgrade it or not.


Budget Range: For each component, i'm looking at the mid range of prices. Nothing expensive, nothing really cheap etc..

System Usage: Mainly gaming (WOW, GTA SA) web surfing, lots and lots of data transferring (copy files to hdd's etc).

Parts Not Required: CPU, GPU, Case, DVD Drive, Keyboard, mouse, OS.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country: Australia.

Overclocking: Yes.

SLI or Crossfire: No.

Monitor Resolution: I used to run my macbook from my 32'LED TV with hdmi, so would be wanting to do that again. My 23' monitor runs 1920 X 1080.

Additional Comments: My last power supply was 550w, and I was pushing it running my GTS 250. I'm hoping to have something bigger allowing me for upgrades in the future.
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  1. Budget?
  2. To be more precise, probably going to say:
    MB: $150-200
    PSU: $200
    RAM: $100-$150
    GPU: $100-$200
    Cooling: $100
  3. pccasegear doesn't carry 1156 boards anymore.
  4. Wow, I didn't know I was that outdated.
    Is it worth building again from my current i5?
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