Budget gaming PC under $1000?? (ncix, etc.)?

Okay, I’m trying to find parts to build a gaming desktop and since I live near NCIX, I figured it would be alright to go there to purchase since I’ve heard that they sell parts of a decent price sometimes. I might go with their “Entra Gamer Basic” computer (that’s on their website in the Custom PCs section) but I’m... show more Okay, I’m trying to find parts to build a gaming desktop and since I live near NCIX, I figured it would be alright to go there to purchase since I’ve heard that they sell parts of a decent price sometimes. I might go with their “Entra Gamer Basic” computer (that’s on their website in the Custom PCs section) but I’m still unsure of which CPU and Video Card to get…

I play the following games: Left 4 Dead 1&2, F.E.A.R. 1&2, Dead Space, Counter-Strike, Starcraft2, Killing Floor, Final Fantasy 7&8 (yes, on PC), etc.,and various online games that I can play on a normal laptop. In the future, I would like to play Silent Hill 2, 3, and Homecoming.

If you can list off any great parts, please feel free to suggest! I’m on a budget of $1000 and under (hopefully price will include the monitor, but if not.. then that’s okay). Thanks a lot! I’m horrible at selecting the best specs even though I love gaming @@’ …..

> Processor (CPU) selections:
1. Intel Pentium Dual Core E5400 Dual Core Processor LGA775 2.7GHZ 2MB
2. Intel Core 2 Quad Q8300 Quad Core Processor LGA775 2.5GHZ
3. Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Quad Core Processor LGA775 2.66GHZ
4. Intel Pentium E6500 Dual Core Processor LGA775 2.93GHZ

> Video Card:
1. GeForce GT 240 550MHZ 512MB PCI-E HDMI DVI VGA
2. GeForce GTS 450 783MHZ 1GB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini HDMI
3. Radeon HD 5670 775MHZ 512MB GDDR5 4.0GHZ PCI-E DVI HDMI VGA
4. Radeon HD 5750 700MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.6GHZ PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI Display Port
5. Radeon HD 5770 850MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.8GHZ PCI-E 2XDVI HDMI Display Port

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(The rest of the specs are…)

> CPU Cooling: Coolermaster Hyper 212 Plus Direct Touch 4 Heatpipe Heatsink AM2 AM3 LGA1366 LGA775 LGA1156 120MM
> Motherboard: ASUS P5G41-M LE/CSM mATX LGA775 G41/ICH7 DDR2 PCI-E16 PCI-E 2XPCI SATA GBLAN Audio Video Motherboard
> Memory (RAM): Corsair VS4GBKIT800D2 PC2-6400 4GB 2X2GB DDR2-800 240PIN DIMM Dual Channel Memory Kit
> Computer Case: Azza Orion 202 Black ATX Mid Tower Case 4X5.25 2X3.5 5X3.5INT 90MM/120MM Red LED Fans Window No PSU
> Power Supply: Seasonic S12II 520W EPS12V 20/24PIN ATX Power Supply Active PFC 80+ Bronze 6+8PIN PCI-E W/ 120MM Fan
> LCD Monitor: ASUS VH236H 23 Widescreen LCD Monitor Black 1920X1080 16:9 2MS 20000:1DC HDMI DVI VGA with Speakers
> OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 64BIT DVD OEM
> Hard Drive: Western Digital WD Caviar Blue 1TB SATA 3GB/S 7200RPM 32MB Cache 3.5IN Hard Drive OEM
> DVD Writer: LG GH22NS50 Black 22X SATA DVD Writer OEM
Update: Just to be clear, I want to buy parts to custom make the desktop! As long as the games run smooth, then it's all good ~ But if there's a relatively cheap pre-made desktop, then let me know ;D
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