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First Build hoping for approximately $1000

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June 4, 2012 12:58:04 PM

Im new to the world of gaming and building computers ( right now I have a fujitsu with integraded graphics which cant do anything) basically I want something that will last a while and have decent performance. Heres the list of parts I have so far. I want a system around $1000 to $1200 with a decent soundcard.

Can someone let me know if these parts are ok or recommend other parts that might be better



part name

case
Zalman Z11 Plus $65

graphics card
GTX 560 Ti $180 used

processor
i5-3570k $223

motherboard
gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB $125 or open box newegg (msi Z77-GD55)

memory
corsair (2 * 4GB) 240 pin CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B) $50

power supply
CORSAIR Gaming Series GS800 800W $125

hard drive
WD refurbished 1TB $75


ssd
120 Gb (100$) or 60 Gb OCZ Agility 3 $65

BD player
lg blu ray reader/writer $50

sound card
asus xonar essence st 90-yaa0e0-0uan00z 1$50 used

network card
Gigabyte Bluetooth 4.0/ Wi-fi card GC-WB300D $30 (If I got the Gigabyte board I wouldn’t get this)

cooling
corsair h60 CWCH60 $73
June 4, 2012 3:07:42 PM

If you have a MC near you, I can tweak the above build to include a GTX 670. :D 
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June 4, 2012 3:32:33 PM

thanks for that link. I think I want to stick with an nvidia card just because I have a 3d tv that I can hook it up to just to have that option. As for the other parts I'll look through those I'll probably end up switching whats on my list for some of those parts.
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June 4, 2012 3:33:27 PM

azeem40 said:
If you have a MC near you, I can tweak the above build to include a GTX 670. :D 


I dont know what an MC is
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June 4, 2012 3:47:47 PM

micro center. they have all these sweet deals. but they are only in the states
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June 4, 2012 5:14:34 PM

What is the TV's model and make?
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