Originally Posted by matada Here's every part I had picked.
I forgot to mention I was taking the 120gb SSD and 750gb (7200rpm) Drive out of my current laptop and using it for storage.
I've built all of my desktops since I was 13 (22 now) so I usually know what to pick, I just wasn't sure anymore. the last desktop I had I was still using an AMD II X2 240 and 4gb of DDR2 ram with an HD4650 gpu.
It's going to be nice getting more than 30fps on low in WoW, and 6fps in Minecraft. Hell I have ~170 games on Steam now, can hardly play a single one of them!
Since you don't need HDD's and thus have extra money to spend, I HIGHLY recommend shooting for a 7870 if possible (7870 definitely). They are low power, low temp, high overclocking, high performing. Drivers need a tiny bit of work still (apparently - I've never had significant issues at all with AMD drivers), but the cards themselves are massive bang for the buck. I've seen benches of them (7870) overclocked to just shy of stock 7970 levels. Either one of these will crush any game out, period, at 1080p.
As stated above, the 560 you picked is the non-ti version, which is basically a well overclocked gtx460. It's not going to have the power to do justice to your system.
And RAM. Good stuff
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