I'm putting together a gaming pc and I've gone back and forth on a lot of things, but I've just about decided on a setup. I'd just like to run it by more experienced builders to see if you think anything on this list is not a good allocation of funds. I just bought an ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard, so keep in mind that the cost of that is not included in this budget and whatever other components I get need to be a good match for that board. Here goes:
EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB $249
RAIDMAX 735W 80 plus bronze PSU $74
Kingston 120GB SSD $89
Apevia Mid Tower Case $49
Corsair Hydro H55 Liquid Cooler $54
Windows 7 HP 64-bit $99
Now, all that adds up to roughly $620. As well as already having the new mobo, I plan on using the cpu and ram from my old system (FX-4100 and 4x2 Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz). I originally planned on getting an FX-6300, but would've had to spend far less on a GPU then, so I'm just going to overclock the 4100. Hence, the liquid cooler.
Man, that's probably the main game I'll be playing, too. Well, I could get Windows 8, and had considered, but I read some negative reviews and figured I'd just go with tried and true. I may just get 8, though. I think it's the same price and I'm sure I can adjust.