So I have been researching and what not, and I decided that to try my hand at building my first gaming rig. For those wondering, this is the rig only, and not the peripherals and Operating System. They can be put in a different shopping cart if necessary: http://i.imgur.com/WYdS7.png
Approximate Purchase Date: Later this month.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming and multimedia editing (Photoshop is an example).
Budget Range: $600 with shipping, so the rig itself must be $500 dollars maximum.
Parts Not Required: Speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.ca
Country: I am assembling this in Canada.
Parts Preferences: My preference is in mostly the case, in which I have certain criteria for it. I want the case to be mid-tower and steel, and I want it to have seven expansion slots and three or more fans (Which is why I picked the Antec 300 Illusion.