Hello everyone, wanted to submit to you the first build I will ever try. Any feedback on it would be greatly appreciated.
Approximate Purchase Date: In approximately one month.
Budget Range: 1300-1700 before rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming: 1) Star Wars: The Old Republic, 2) World of Tanks, 3) Battlefield 3
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Mouse, OS, Monitor, Speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg but wherever the price is best.
Parts Preferences: Preference is the highest performing part to meet the price range.
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, depends on comments and common sense.
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: The end state of the build is to create an economical but powerful PC that can play the listed games and still have a reasonable upgraded future. Lifespan of at least 5 years. Planning on waiting to see if Ivy Bridge drops some prices for Sandy Bridge parts.
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 (Open Box)
EVGA SuperClocked+ GeForce GTX 680
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB)
Crucial M4 128GB SATA III
Seagate Barracuda Green ST1500DL003 1.5TB