Hi all Mark here from Sydney Australia. First time builder, been doing a bit of research but still need quite a few more answers.
Hoping you lot can give me a hand. Used for CAD drafting with a little 3d rendering and games like battlefield 3.
All links will be to "Newegg" and an Australian source with very similar prices to "Newegg". http://www.msy.com.au/
Approximate Purchase Date: Within 2 weeks
Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) After Rebates : 1000-1400
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Autocad drafting and gaming. Photoshop and net surfing and data storage.
Parts Not Required: Monitor keyboard mouse speakers
Parts Preferences: by brand or type : Intel 2500k, Ati , Windows 7 , noctua , western digital, g-skill and other reputable brands
Overclocking: yes , to around 4.5ghz.
SLI or Crossfire: maybe
Monitor Resolution: : 1920*1080
Additional Comments: I have no idea on the powersupply and if all this stuff is even compatible. also i want an aftermarket cooler
(noctua) as i wish to oc to 4.5ghz or so. Nothing too outrageous. Going to run OS autocad and 1 or 2 games off the ssd if thats possible.?