My name is Vic and this is going to be my first build. I have been doing a bit of research for the last few days and have come up with this build. the price of this build not including the monitor is about $980. If anyone has any tips or suggestions it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again. Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as Possible Budget Range: Around $1000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, movies Parts Not Required: OS, mouse, keyboard, hopefully monitor CPU - Intel Core i5-760 Lynnfield 2.8GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80605I5760 Motherboard - BIOSTAR T5 XE CFX-SLI LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard Graphics - SAPPHIRE 100314SR Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity PSU - CORSAIR CMPSU-550VX 550W ATX12V V2.2 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply Memory - CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C9 Hard drive - Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive CPU Cooler - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 92mm Fluid Dynamic CPU Cooler CD/DVD Drive - Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - OEM Case - Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case Possible Monitor - ASUS VH242H Black 23.6" 5ms HDMI Full 1080P Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 1000:1 (ASCR 20000:1) Built in Speakers Thanks for any advice!