Trying this build again!
Hey guys, i have been trying to figure out a good build for around 700-800 canadian and am having a really hard time with it. The computer will be used for gaming, mostly RTS and FPS (battle field and total war series mostly) I need the help of you pros on this as i havent made a build in a long time. So far this is what i have come up with alter and tweak it as much as you can to help me out :P.
Corsair Carbide Series 400R Mid-Tower Case ATX-79.99 NCIX on sale
MSI Z77A-GD55 ATX LGA1155 Z77 DDR3 3PCI-E16 4PCI-E1 SATA3 DVI HDMI VGA DX11 USB3.0 Motherboard - 129.99 NCIX on sale
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline Stiletto 4GB 2X2GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 9-9-9-24 Dual Channel Memory Kit-66.98 NCIX
Intel Core i5 3550 Quad Core Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Ivy Bridge 6MB Retail- 209.98 NCIX on sale
EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2662-KR GeForce GTX 660 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card -229.99 newegg
Corsair Professional HX650W 650W ATX 12V 52A 24PIN ATX Modular Power Supply Active PFC 120mm Fan- 109.99 NCIX
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB SATA 6GB/S 7200RPM 64MB Cache 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM-74.99 NCIX
So this total comes to 901... i dont need windows or anything.. Whats a better build for around 700-800? How are the MSI mobos, it was between that and the ASRock both had bad reviews on bent pins though. Also should i drop the 660 down to a 570ti for cost whats the performance difference like?