Been looking through builds, but cant decide. So I thought I'd come here.
Approximate Purchase Date: A couple of weeks.
Budget Range: $1100 - $1300 without rebates/shipping.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Browsing internet, watching movies.
Are you buying a monitor: No.
Do you need to buy OS: Yes preferably Windows 7.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com, Amazon.com
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Parts Preferences: CPU - Intel.
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe.
Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: Running games like Battlefield 3, Skyrim, Minecraft on max settings or close to max settings with good FPS. Also a good case that keeps airflow smooth and so I can easily access inside.
Firstly I'll say I dont think santaclaws build is good. The liquid cooler is poor and overpriced, The PSU is overkill in the extreme. The RAM is stupidly priced and it lacks an SSD which should be included with these budgets