First time build for gaming system.

I am a first time builder and looking to build a mainly gaming system. Here is what I am thinking about building. I will be using a 24" monitor at 1920x1200. Not sure which monitor yet. If anyone knows of a good gaming monitor I would appreciate the input. I am planning on running dual video cards. I will be using Vista 64-bit.

Let me know if this looks good or if you recommend any changes.

E8400 CPU

ZALMAN CNPS9700 LED
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E16835118019

EVGA 780i Mobo
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E16813188024

PCP&C S75QB 750W PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817703009

4GB Corsair Dominator DDR2 1066
http://www.newegg.com/product/product.aspx?item=N82E16820145197

or

4GB OCZ Reaper DDR2 1066
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227289

Seagate Barracuda ES ST3750640NS 750GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148152

(2) EVGA 512-P3-N845-AR GeForce 8800GTS KO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130337

SAMSUNG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner with LightScribe
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151154
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  1. fundamental question 1. what is the budget?
  2. it looks like 2000+
  3. Around $2000.
  4. Go for the Corsair memory.

    Kudos, looks like a great build.
  5. 1) get Seagate Barracuda 7200.11
    2) dual 9800GTX should keep you under $2k
    3) get some 800mhz (pc6400) ram to get back some of the money on the Vid cards.
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