How's this for a gaming system?

first system hehe. only been researching for 3 hours. don't know much about computers i just wanna get my game on lol. would like pro opinion please. comes out $2500ish

Case ( Thermaltake Armor+ )
Power Supply ( 750 Watt -- Thermaltake Toughpower W0117RU Power Supply Quad SLI Ready )
Processor ( Intel Core i7 Processor 920 (4x 2.66GHz/8MB L3 Cache) )
Processor Cooling ( Thermaltake V1 CPU Cooling Fan System Kit Silent & Overclocking Proof )
Motherboard ( EVGA X58 SLI Intel X58 Chipset CrossFire and SLI Supported w/7.1 Sound, Triple-Channel DDR3, Gb LAN, S-ATA Raid, USB 2.0, 3-Way SLI PCI-E MB 3-Way SLI )
Memory ( 3 GB [1 GB X3] DDR3-1333 Triple Memory Module Corsair XMS3 Dominator w/DHX technology )
Video Card ( 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB w/DVI + TV Out Video - running SLI mode )
2x Hard Drive ( Gaming SSD Drive(Solid State Disk Drive) 32 GB 2.5 inch SATA MLC Solid State Disk )
CD-RW/DVD-RW Drive ( [Lightscribe Technology] LG 22X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive Black )
Sound Card ( Creative Lab Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio )
Monitor ( LCD Monitor 20.1" LCD 16:10 Wide WSXGA HD(HDCP) Monitor Support DVI Video up to 1080P(HDMI) )
Operation System ( Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-Bit )

everything compatible? am i good to checkout? dunno what else i need for raid 0 or if windows will fit inside lol. also i was thinking about switching to one ati 2g gpu and a msi mobo... i think it would save me a few bucks
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  1. I'd get a 24inch monitor that does 1920x1200 to go with the nice computer. No sense in wasting it on a 20inch.

    For the hdd, MLC are slower than SLC so it might not be worth it to go with those. Also, if you plan to get a bit of data over the years, you'll need a storage disk as well. You might end up paying less for just a single velociraptor 300gig that would give equivalent performance.
  2. +1 ^^

    Upgrade the monitor, even if you have to dump the sound card to make up for it.

    Add a storage drive, for example a WD6401AALS.

    Why Home Basic and not Home Premium? Most people buy the Home Premium version.
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