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Htpc/gaming - help w/ build

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July 9, 2012 12:47:50 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: in 1month
Budget Range: 500-600

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, htpc, internet

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, operating system, optical drive, case, monitor - 1080p

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any; (newegg, amazon. Frys electronics is about 21 miles from me; Microcenter is about 5 miles from me)

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: no preference; honestly whatever is cheapest to run modern games at a decent frame rate at that resolution;

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: eventually maybe...not necessary

Monitor Resolution: 1080p

Additional Comments:
mainly for gaming and htpc; does not need to be beast gaming machine. running diablo, LoL, SC2, hopefully have capability of running most modern games

here is a my newegg wish list/parts:

tell me what you think, what to suggest; the object here is to game/htpc on the cheap, as cheap as possible.

https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/MySavedWishDetail.aspx?ID=27621728

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July 9, 2012 12:53:39 AM

ssd is not necessary either, have a spare hdd that i can use as os hard drive.
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July 9, 2012 7:02:35 PM

was wondering about the price difference between gtx 560 se vs gtx 560 ti? why such a difference? is it worth it to go w/ more expensive ti, or the se would be fine. is there another card in that se price range that is better?
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July 9, 2012 7:27:54 PM

is that power supply, 530 w, necessary, or is it overkill? is their a cheaper option, where i can still power the graphics card? it says
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