Aug 20, 2011
Looking for some review by you the "experts" prior to my purchase.

Lets me preface by all these purchases are going to be made at my local Microcenter. Some prices are better some are worse... some options I would have liked don't exist at Microcenter and thus why I want you all to look it over and suggest changes where need be.

I am not on a set budget, however, I do like that $2000.00 mark for a ball park.

The computer will primarly be used for gaming.

CASE: Cooler Master HAF X Full Tower ATX Gaming Case http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0338051
CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354589
MOTHERBOARD: ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Socket 1155 Z68 ATX Intel Moth http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0367880
HS/F: Xigmatek GAIA SD1283 Universal CPU Cooler http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0351906
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Series 8GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0354611
SSD: OCZ Technology Vertex 3 Series VTX3-25SAT3-120G http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0360159
HD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0334293
GFX: 2x Sapphire Technology 100312-3SR http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0367140
PSU: Cooler Master RS-800-80GA-D3 Silent Pro Gold 800W http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0341459

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit OEM (PC) http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0361172

Let me know what you think, thanks!

Grand Total: After tax $2,083.25 w/ artic silver

PS: I apologize for the links now working... perhaps someone can shed some light on that as well...