As to the price, it varies around the country a bit. Here is California you get hit with surcharges on a recycling charge so be sure to price it in your locale.
About that sound card. Why not skip that and try the onboard first? It's not as bad as it used to be.
Hello all I am new to this forum, and just looking for peoples opinions and advice on if this is a good gaming computer that I am planning on having built for me or is there improvements I can get with a cheaper replacement, I am only looking to play games such as Diablo 3, Starcraft 2 and Rome 2 total war on High graphics which runs smoothly on 60+ fps
Here it is....
Motherboard; Asus maximus V gene LGA1155, Sli/CFire,SATA3,GBLan,mATX
Processor: Intel i7 3770k 3.50ghz LGA WW1155 processor
Cooling system: Corsair hydro H55 high performance water cooling kit
Memory slot: Corsair vengeance 8GB DDR3 1600 (2x4GB) CL9 dual-chain kit
Graphics Card: 2GB radeon HD 7850 PCI-e 3.0 VGA card
Sound card: Asus xonar DGX 5.1 channel sound card (PCI-Ex1)
Network Card: PCI-Express x1 Wireless-N 300Mbps Network card
Optical Device: DVD+/-R SATA DVD writer
SATA Device: 1 TB 64MB SATA3 hard drive
Card Reader: all in on internal USB2.0 card reader
Power Supply Unit: CoolerMaster GX series 650W ATX PSU
Operating System: Miscrosoft Windows 8 - 64bit, DVD, OEM
How much am I looking at paying for this desktop? As I have not had a price yet
your replies will be greatly appreciated.