850$ CAD Build--looking for advice

Looking to build my first computer--
- FEEL FREE TO COMMENT ON ANY/ALL
- Budget 850-900$ ***Canadian $$*** (w/ tax + shipping), would like to future proof myself 3-4 years.
- No plans to OC, but would like the option
- Would like to play games such as minecraft/starcraft 2/ right up to crysis 2
- Some photo usage, but no heavy editing.

Current computer---2007 macbook 2.16ghz w/ 64mb graphics :( -- I would need an upgrade :D

CPU-
3570k IvyBridge --- 229.99 Amazon

CPU cooling- Any ideaS? (Air only)

Motherboard-- ??~200.00
Hear good things from Asrock but not well informed, i think i want a z77 though not sure if necessary
here's one: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131837

GPU--- 1.5gb? --124.99 newegg.ca
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130625

HDD-- 1.5tb-- 75.99 newegg
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148725
**also considering a SSD after I get setup.

Case-- 59.99
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129180

OS-Windows 7---99.99 don't know where's the cheapest seller, also, worth the wait for windows 8?
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

PSU--corsair TX 650W-- 89.99 there is TX & HX- (gold vs. bronze)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020

Memory- 8 GB-- 37.99 G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314

=918.93$
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  1. http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/jYlg

    Here is where i'm at at the moment, would love to bring the price down to 850, yet i'm also thinking of waiting a week or two before buying (I will ask again 4-5 days before buying to find any sales such as TheBigTroll provided), but my TheBigTroll's reply deals are only valid until today.
    **** Questions:
    What do I do for PSU?
    Is the processor overkill?
    Is there a better CPU cooler? or do they all work the same?
    I'm thinking of throwing in a SSD- Any ideas in my price range?
  2. ram is still cheap
    http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=74756&vpn=PVI38G160C9K&manufacture=Patriot&promoid=1258

    psu. my cousin has one. and i have the xfx xxx which is the same thing but modular
    http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=55515&vpn=PPCMK2S750&manufacture=PC%20Power%20&%20Cooling&promoid=1258

    the chip is not overkill

    the cpu cooler is still on sale at ncix for 29.99 and you can do the price match/beat trick at memoryexpress

    case is still good. id get a 302 over 912 any day

    SSDs
    http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=179_1088&item_id=047457
  3. Ok, so lots of changes are happening at the moment with my build :)

    at the moment, i'm looking at not overclocking my PC, and therefore changed have happened all around

    What has stayed the same is the RAM- and i would like to buy it now to get started with some parts
    http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=74756&promoid=1258
    here's the ram that thebigtroll suggested, on sale and all, so with taxes and 8$ shipping, it comes out to 45$
    How do you get around the inevitable shipping woes in canada? 8$ shipping on a 0.2 lb part seems quite ridiculous to me.
  4. http://pcpartpicker.com/ca/p/kCrg

    Here's where my build is at today.

    Almost down to the 850$ area I would like to be, thanks to not over clocking!
  5. That PSU isn't the best and probably won't handle CF. As such you could get a cheaper mobo, or more expensive PSU. I say cheaper mobo and 7950.
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