Before I Click 'Buy Now' Can Someone Check This Build?

Hello all. I've been meaning to buy for about a week now, but the video card I want is out of stock so I though I'd run my build past the experts at Tom's one last time.

CPU: Intel i7 920

Motherboard: Asus P6T Deluxe V2

GPU: [url=http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/896MB-EVGA-GTX-260-SSC-PCI-E-20-(x16)-2304MHz-GDDR3-55nm-GPU-675MHz-216Cores-2x-DL-DVI-I-HDTV896MB EVGA GTX 260

Power Supply: 750W TX Corsair PSU

Memory: OCZ 'FlexEX' 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800 (1600MHz) Tri-Channel

Case: Antec Nine Hundred

Hard Drive: 640 GB Western Digital WD6400AAKS

Opical Drive Samsung SH-S223F/BEBE

I already have a monitor and Vista x64. Is that a good build? Can anyone suggest any improvements for me? Is the RAM I've picked out good? Memory is the component I know least about. My total budget is £1000.

Thanks guys.
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  1. The parts are good, you should look into getting the antec nine hundred two

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Product.aspx?WebProductId=963034

    Also this hard drive is a bit faster by maybe couple of seconds

    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/640GB-Western-Digital-WD6401AALS-Caviar-Black-SATA-300-7200-rpm-32MB-Cache

    Also get an aftermarket cooler if you want, V8 is a good one
  2. +1 on the wd black 640gb.

    antec nine hundred two isnt that much better than the already antec 900.

    rc-690 would be another alternate or a antec 1200 for more space with the i7 build.
  3. Looks alright. Are you planning to overclock the cpu? If so, you'll need an aftermarket cooler such as this Xigmatek Dark Knight (£35). Even a rather conservative overclock to 3.2ghz would yield a decent performance boost.
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Xigmatek-Dark-Knight-S1283V-3-Heat-Pipe-Cooler-with-120mm-PWM-Fan-for-All-Intel-AMD-CPU

    The ram you picked seems excellent, though you probably wouldn't notice any difference in performance if you went with a less expensive 6gb set. If different ram would create room in your budget for a GTX 275, it would most definitely be worth it.
  4. Thanks you guys. I really appreciate your comments and help. If anyone else has a suggestion, please don't hesitate to voice your opinion.
  5. go for the oem 920 with an intel heatsink, it saves you £5 on scan.

    or switch the 920 for a 920 D0 since they overclock way better.
  6. the retail 920 are unlocked, the OEM's are not I believe so stick with retail.
  7. no they're both the same.

    if it was unlocked they would cost 12k a dozen
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