new gaming build $2000 or less budget


Aug 19, 2011
Hi everyone,
I am trying to figure out what i need as far as a gaming pc. i do not need the i7 2600k as i will only be using this pc for gaming. i am not sure if the PSU is adequate for the build listed below. Also, will be using a 1920 x 1080 max resolution 24" monitor and would like to play everything at this resolution. This is what i have so far. Please rate and any suggestions are welcomed

Approximate Purchase Date: 2 to 3 weeks

Budget Range: $2000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: (e.g.: Gamin, Movies, Web

Parts Not Required: mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: United States

Parts Preferences: by brand or type Intel, Corsair, Asus

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: looking for performance and looks

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor
ASUS P8Z68-V PRO LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory

EVGA SuperClocked 015-P3-1582-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready

Western Digital Caviar Black WD7502AAEX 750GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive Cache: 64MB

CORSAIR Professional Series HX1050 1050W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Power
Corsair Graphite Series 600T CC600TM Mid-Tower Gaming Case

CORSAIR H80 (CWCH80) High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit -

ASUS VW246H Glossy Black 24" 2ms(GTG) HDMI Widescreen LCD Monitor