Looking for a system to do some decent gaming on as well as schoolwork and web surfing. From the research I've done it seems the key combo is a solid CPU with a strong video card. Looking to minimize cost for nonessentials. How does this combo look?
(prices from amazon)
System CPU:Intel Core i3-3220 at $125.99 MOBO: MSI LGA 1155 B75MA-E33 at $59.99 GPU: HIS 7850 IceQ 2GB(256 bit) GDDR5 at $189.99 RAM: Kingston Technology HyperX 8gb (2x4) 1600 mhz ddr3 at $38.79 HD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500 GB SATA 3 7200RPM 16mb cache at $57.99 Case: NZXT Source 210 (black) at $39.99 PSU:Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W at $39.99 LiteOn Super AllWrite 24x SATA Dvd drive at $17.99 Subtotal: $570.72
Mouse&Keyboard CM Storm Xornet at $21.99 Raptor Gaming LK1 Keyboard at $22.99 Windows 8 at $99.99