help me finalize my new build harware- opinions wanted

Alright i think i finally got my build down just have a few last minute questions,

processor- q6600 go stepping

power supply- Thermaltake W0106RU Complies with ATX 12V 2.2 & EPS 12V version 700W Power Supply [...] 6817153039
(If you dont like this one recomend me another, i just want it to be modular, and not over 150)

- MSI neo2 p35
(not real sure on a motherboard, I've decided not to sli at the moment and i plan on overclocking the cpu to 3.0ghz, any other recommendations would be helpfull)

graphics card- 8800gt

ram- ive got 2 chocies
choice 1- mushkin 4GB(2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 [...] 6820146731

choice 2-OCZ Reaper HPC Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2-800 CL 4-4-4-15
(if you like any others let me know, looking for good quality, and a lil room for overclocking)

case- Antec Nine Hundred Black [...] 6811129021
extra case fans- COOLER MASTER R4-L2S-122B-GP [...] 6835103022
(i want 3 pin cause im getting a fan control)

heatsink- help me pick one out, im not looking to spead a **** load of money on one and im not overclocking that much, only 3.0ghz, now the computer will be on 24/7/365 but in idle for the vast majority of the time, maybe 3-4 hours a day at any load, i will cool it air only, but i want the thing running cool

harddrive- Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB
(i have another 500 ide drive that i will be using for backup, and whats perpendicular recording, are Seagate barracudas any better?)

also im going to be using a westinghouse 22" monitor thats 1680x1050 resolution

and ill also be using windows xp pro 64 bit

pretty sure i have everything on here, please let me know what you think and the stuff in the quotes are my questions and comments so please answer as many of them as you can,

after rebates this build should be real close to 900 us dollars which is right around where i want to spend

thanks for your time and i appreciate the advice
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  1. some opinions here would be nice,

    thanks again
  2. PSU: ToughPower is the only worthy psu from TT. It's a good one. You can go with a 500W-ish for 8800GT & the pc & overclocking.

    MOBO: I'm not sure if that board overclocks as well as the Premium/Platinum. Budget overclockers = GA-P35-DS3L & IP35-E. No raid.

    RAM: Get 4 gigs since you're going to be on 64-bit. Crucial Ballistix, Buffalo Firestix, or any other that uses Micron D9 chips which are best for overclocking:

    HSF: A budget one for moderate overclocking would be Freezer 7 Pro.
  3. k i got 4 gigs, and i cant find any other brands besides the 2 that i listed that come in 2x2 gig sticks and i dont really wanna go for 4x1 sticks

    the reason for the high watage psu is becuase next year i plan on sli ing with a new board, so the board is just a transition board but id still like the cpu to be able to hit 3 ghz

    and im pretty sure that is the thermaltake toughpower 700 watt psu

    but does anyone know the the muskin or ocz ram has the micron d9 chip in it, i dont remeber being able to find the 2x2 sticks on that ramlist

    and ill take a look at the freezer 7 pro
  4. alright took a look at the freezer 7, but it says that it has a 4 pin power connecter, does that mean i cant connect it to my motherboard?
  5. You might look at this:
    G.Skill advertises their OCing ability. I have them. They play nice!
  6. well the gskill ram is about 15 to 20 dollars more so id rather not spend over about 110 for ram and im kinda picking the other 2 on looks and to me gskill is ugly lol
  7. you still will only see less then 3.5 gb of ram *once u include your other memory mapping devices...*
    even tho ur using 64bit os
  8. kk about the 3/4 pin sink, but jamesro why do u think id only see 3.5 gigs of ram with a 64 bit os?
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