FYI, 8600 budget cards are coming out in March.http://www.guru3d.com/newsitem.php?id=4834
The case looks very solid & good for quiet operation.
Very smart choices of harddisks for separate os & data storage.
If you're not overclocking, don't need the aftermarket hsf. The bios has an option to lower the fan speed.
The psu is insane. 50A combined on +12v rails. Enough for 8800gtx sli.