Approximate Purchase Date: Within this month or the next.
Budget Range: 1000$. I may be able to squeeze a little more in if necessary.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Surfing the Web
Parts not needed: Monitor
Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon, TigerDirect, or any other store where I can get the best price.
Location: Michigan, US
Parts Preferences: Intel
Overclocking: Most likely
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future but not right now
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: I have been wanting to build a gaming pc for almost a year and I finally have the budget for a decent system. I am relatively new to this sort of thing and I would really appreciate some advice! I do have a parts list but I'm not sure if it is the best I can get for my budget.
Here's what I'm thinking
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 400R Graphite grey and black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Gaming Case
change your video card a 6950 is not worth 250 a 7850 or 570 is but not a 6950 here get one of these instead SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card (11200-00-20G) $239.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
You can get this PSU it's cheaper and made by seasonic
XFX Core Edition PRO550W (P1-550S-XXB9) 550W ATX12V 2.2 & ESP12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
$15 off w/ promo code XFXPS550, limited offer