New i7 build

Hi, I'm new to this website. I have been out of computer modding for about 3 or 4 years, and my computer which I purchased in 2001, well to say the least its time for a new one. Thats why I'm here! I've dissassembled and put computer parts together and stuff but this will be my first actual build from the ground up with all new parts. I work at McDonalds so I have a limited budget so I'm putting together a 'budget' i7 system, not trying to go crazy with money but want a pc that will last me for along while. But if you guys could be my doublecheckers to make sure I'm heading in the right direction with this build making sure everything is compatible that would be awesome!

Computer Case: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 (wanted a case with a window, i'm gonna add some blue led's inside)

Motherboard: EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR LGA 1366 Intel X58 (Good price for the feature, 'dummy OC' has been getting great reviews, i will most likely use this feature since I don't know alot about OC)

CPU: Intel Core i7 920 Nahelem (from what I understand it's pointless to get the 950 or the 975 since the 920 can be easily overclocked, but also could someone help me find out if the i7 processors from newegg have the D0 stepping I understand those versions stay cooler and I can't figure out if that is the version newegg is selling)

RAM: Crucial 6GB (3x2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM 1066 (From what I understand very good ram for the price)

GPU: XFX Radeon HD 4890 ( I wanna spend decent money on a GPU, Have always been an ATI fan over nVidia for some reason)

PowerSupply: Rosewill Xtreme Series RX750-D-B 750W (Plenty of cables, I don't really need much help on the power supply other than how many watts will this system be using and is this PSU sufficient enough?)

The rest of the stuff DVD burners, etc. I can handle... any help would be nice thanks...
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  1. Lets see what I can do to help you out.

    Get this Mobo/CPU Combo, it will save you $15.00.
    1. EVGA 141-BL-E757-TR: $229.99

    2. Intel BX80601920: $279.99

    Combo Discount: -$15.00
    Combo Price: $494.98
    $20.00 Mail-In Rebate

    Check out these 2 Cases below, they come with Red LED Fans if that is alright. Plus they both have better airflow that you will need for the Core i7.
    COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP $89.99 Free Shipping*

    COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP $99.99 Free Shipping*

    *note: with the free shipping these case will come out roughly the same price as the case you picked that you have to pay shipping on.

    Would suggest this ram, since the kit you picked does not come with Heat spreader, plus is clocked higher.
    OCZ Gold 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 $99.99 ($89.99 after $10.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*

    Would change to this top the rated PSU.
    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W $119.99 ($99.99 after $20.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*

    Good Brand choice for Graphic card. Also I do not see DVD Burner or HDD picked, so I assume you already have those and along with Vista 64-bit OS. On the OS you can download Win 7 RC 64-bit for free at this link below.

    If you will be only doing light Overclocking up to 3.2ghz you could probally get away with using Intel Stock HSF Cooler. But I would suggest you get this one below anyway.
    XIGMATEK Dark Knight-S1283V 120mm Long Life Bearing CPU Cooler - Retail $44.98 Free Shipping*

    Here are some other Items you will need for your build below.
    Noctua NT-H1 Thermal Compound - Retail $9.99 (no curing (set-up) time, compared to 48hrs + for Acrtic Silver 5)

    Also would recommend some Thermal Compund Remover.
    Tuniq TR-1 High Performance Thermal Material Remover $6.99 ($1.99 after $5.00 Mail-In Rebate) Free Shipping*

    And you will need this cable for any Case that has PSU Mounted at the Bottom.
    1ST PC CORP. 12" 8-pin EPS extension cable Model CB-8M-8F - Retail $8.99

    That is all, hope this helps you out some on your upcoming build.
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