Upgrading my System Help? ($500 for upgrade)

Approximate Purchase Date: This Weekend

Budget Range: $500

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, A lot of different types of games: Lol, FPS, some Indy games, Guild Wars 2.

Are you buying a monitor: Have one


Parts to Upgrade: This is my current set-up.
CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.00 @ Mac Connection)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.98 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.50 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any website

Location: City, State/Region, Country - Los Angeles, CA

Parts Preferences: Would love and Intel Processor

Overclocking: Maybe if budget allows

SLI or Crossfire:Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
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  1. onevarez said:
    Approximate Purchase Date: This Weekend

    Budget Range: $500

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, A lot of different types of games: Lol, FPS, some Indy games, Guild Wars 2.

    Are you buying a monitor: Have one


    Parts to Upgrade: This is my current set-up.
    CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.00 @ Mac Connection)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H77-DS3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.98 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.99 @ Microcenter)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.50 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
    I am getting an SSD as a gift. G.Skill International Enterprise Phoenix III 240GB Extreme Performance SATA III
    Do you need to buy OS: NO

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any website

    Location: City, State/Region, Country - Los Angeles, CA

    Parts Preferences: Would love and Intel Processor

    Overclocking: Maybe if budget allows

    SLI or Crossfire:Maybe

    Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
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