Interested in your guidance around a new build

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So I'm getting ready to slap together a new system built around a Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz. I was looking over Mobos and what not and to be honest It's been a while. I'm more than a bit lost as to what I should be looking for. The last Build I did was back in 2000 so you can see my dilema. Any and all help is appreciated...even if my processor is out of date.

Thanks all. I look forward to your help
 

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here is a great combo if you are looking for a whole system- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.689144 190$ i would get this soon b4 they are out of stock (they will be very soon)

Samsung spinpoint f3 1tb- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185&Tpk=samsung%20spinpoint%20f3%201tb 60$

i5 2500k & scythe mugen 3- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.688693 255$

OCZ ZX 850w & Lite-On DVD burner- http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.693450 170$

XFX 6970- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150517 340$

windows 7 home premium 64 bit oem- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986 80$ w/ promo code- EMCKCHB36

you already have a monitor?

what is your case by the way and can you put a link to it?

Total=1095$ not including mail in rebates



 

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Im working with about 1200 but obviously if I can save it would be nice.

Aside from the internals of the tower I have everything else though I suppose a new HD wouldn't hurt.
 

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Sorry


Approximate Purchase Date: Before December


Budget Range: (e.g.: 600-800) $1200


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming


Parts Not Required: Keyboard,mouse, case???


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg


Country of Origin: U.S.


Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Maybe


SLI or Crossfire: Maybe


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 / 1920x1200


 
Add a case to this build. This build allows you to add another one of those cards later on for SLI.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371049 $94.99 - $69.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 750W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.689907 $324.98 save: $25.00 FREE SHIPPING
Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500K
GIGABYTE GA-Z68A-D3H-B3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 $24.99 FREE SHIPPING
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231428 $64.99 FREE SHIPPING
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL

http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Spinpoint-3-5-Inch-Internal-HD103SJ/dp/B002MQC0P8/ref=sr_1_1?m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1311298228&sr=1-1 $59.99 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping
Samsung Desktop Class Spinpoint F3 1 TB SATA 3.0 Gb-s 32 MB Cache 3.5-Inch Internal Bare-OEM Drives, HD103SJ

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039 $19.99 FREE SHIPPING
Sony Optiarc CD/DVD Burner 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model AD-7260S-0B - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130604 $234.99 (Before $25.00 Mail-In Rebate Card) FREE SHIPPING
EVGA 01G-P3-1561-AR GeForce GTX 560 Ti FPB (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986 $94.99 FREE SHIPPING
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit - OEM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236099 $149.99 - $134.99 after mail-in rebate card FREE SHIPPING
Asus ML228H 21.5" 1920X1080 2ms Full HD LED BackLight LED Monitor Slim Design 250 cd/m2 10,000,000 :1 (ASCR)

Total: $1,069.90 *not including mail in rebates
 

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I onl;y have a 17" monitor and I run at 1400x900.

The gfx card you posted earlier will that last me a while? I like many others don't want to have to upgrade it next year when some new games come out.