Upgrade advice, mobo,cpu,ram. Asus P6T, Gskill DDR3 1600, i7 920

Alright, so I am looking to upgrade the core of my system, because to be honest I have someone that is willing to take my current Case,mobo,cpu,cooler,and ram off my hands for a more than fair price. So it's a no brainer to upgrade now. So I will be getting a case, yet to be totally determined, but I have the one I'm thinking of listed below. My buddy also has a Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme 1366 RT he is willing to loan me as long as I own the system. (he went liquid a week ago). So let me know what you think of the below list. I am looking to get a decent OC, 3.8GHZ if possible. However, I am new to the i7 world so we will see what I find out. I already have an ASUS 4870 1gb card and Vista Ultimate 64bit.

Case: Thermaltake ElementS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133077
Cooler: Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme 1366 RT http://www.thermalright.com/new_a_page/product_page/cpu/u120ex-1366rt/product_cpu_cooler_1366rt.html
CPU: Intel i7 920 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115202
Mobo: Asus P6T http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131359
Ram: G. Skill DDR3 1600 8-8-8-21 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231247

So what say all?
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  1. Interesting case. Be sure to let us know what you think of it once it's done.
  2. Nice build, if you wanted there is some tighter timing ram at DDR3 1600, OCZ Platinums 7-7-7-24.

    Case looks neat, i like the color.

    The motherboard should be fine, there is a v2 but, depends if the money is worth it.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131365&Tpk=Asus%20P6T%20v2
  3. That case is amazing looking, let us know how everything fits....extremely cool case. And nice Components too.
  4. My buddy just build a rig with the Asus P6T for a customer (aka friend) of his and used the ANTEC 1200 case. I was looking at the Antec 902 case but he warned me of the side panel. It has a clip for a fan that doesn't allow tall coolers. He said he had to cut off the clips to fit his cooler and then it looked like crap. He fabbed a new window from a piece of Plexan. so I settled on this case, and at $99 it shouldn't be to shabby.

    I like the P6T over the deluxe as the 3 PCI-E are seperated more and the PCI slots are designed in a nicer config. Plus I've heard it doesn't OC any better than the vanilla P6T board.

    I'll let you all know, it's ordered. I am not one to throw alot of money into a PC, but I do like my games, and I do like my upgrades. I like that fine like between performance and being economical.
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