$800 budget gaming build

Proximate Purchase Date: End of this month probably.

Budget Range: 800$ before the rebates.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, surfing the internet.

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

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: ncix.com (not us.ncix.com)

Country: Canada

Parts Preferences: A quad-core CPU, an Intel CPU if possible. I would like the Motherboard to have SATA 6GB/s and USB 3 ports.

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050

It's for a friend of mine. I'll want the most bang for the buck but here what's I found so far.


[CPU] Intel Core i5 2400 Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.1GHZ Sandy Bridge 6MB
$211.40 = 189.99 Price Match

[Motherboard] Intel BOXDH67CLB3 ATX H67 LGA1155 DDR3 SATA3 PCI-E USB3 HDMI Audio Video Motherboard
$105.80 = $95.68 Price Match

[RAM] Mushkin Enhanced Silverline Stiletto 8GB 2X4GB PC3-10666 DDR3-1333 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit

[GPU] Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti Fermi 900MHZ 1GB 4.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI Mini HDMI DirectX11 PCI-E Video Card
$219.99 - $20 mail-in rebate = 199.99

[Case] Antec Three Hundred Two Mid Tower Gaming Case 302 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB3.0 & Audio

[PSU] OCZ FATAL1TY Series 750W ATX 24PIN SLI Ready Modular Cables 135mm Red Fan 80+ Bronze Power Supply
$119.99 - $25 = $94.99

[HDD] Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 16MB Cache 7200RPM 3.5IN SATA Internal Hard Drive OEM
$89.98 = $74.16 Price Match

[DVD Drive] Liteon IHAS124 24X DVD Writer SATA Black OEM
$25.99 = $17.99 Price Match

$883.12 = $782.77

I'll check if I can get a price check on some of this but I want an opinion on my selection first. Thank you.

Edit: List has been adjusted to show price check and suggestion.
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  1. For $5 more, you can get a full ATX motherboard
    http://ncix.com/products/?sku=62837&vpn=BOXDH67CLB3&manufacture=Intel $106

    Everything else looks good.
  2. Thanks azeem40.

    Can someone tell me if this need anything more, I think there's no SATA cable with the hard drive and the DVD Drive.
    Also, since there's no USB3 internal port on this board but the Antec 302 has the front port, will that make them unusable and should I pick another case?
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