Most powerful, Cost Effective but No OC RIG

My budget is about £1500. Please recommend.
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  1. Intel Core i7 860 2.80Ghz (Nehalem) (Socket LGA1156) - Retail £227 OCs itself.

    Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 Intel P55 (Socket 1156) DDR3 Motherboard £107

    Patriot Sector 5 Viper II 4GB (2x2GB) PC3-10666 1333MHz Dual Channel Latency: 6-6-6-20 £80

    OCZ ModXStream Pro 600w Silent SLI Certified Modular Power Supply £63

    Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5850 1024MB GDDR5 £230 Or pre-order one of the other 5850s. Or even a 5870 seeing as you can afford one.

    Antec 902 Nine Hundred Two £90 Personal choice kind of area, but a good case.

    Intel X25-M Mainstream 160GB 2.5" SATA-II Solid SSD £345 One of the best SSDs around and plenty of space on it.

    Samsung SpinPoint F3 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM £40 One of the best harddrives around. If you need more storage space, get a WD Caviar Blue or Black, Samsung F3 or Seagate Barracude 7200.12 of whatever size that you need.

    Samsung SH-S223C/BEBE 22x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM £19

    Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev 2 CPU Cooler £20 Better than the stock cooler (which isn't difficult) and cheap. It would be good if there was an OEM version of the i7 860 on overclockers, as you will get 2 coolers if you buy this.

    Total: £1222

    Whaddya think?
  2. Just thought, do you need an OS, monitor, keyboard and mouse?
    It would also be useful to know what you are using it for, but the system I suggested should be able to deal with it regardless.
  3. ^ What he asked. If you're building a gaming rig, that's a great gpu. I'd drop the SSD for a 30/60GB Vertex + a 500GB/1TB backup/storage HDD. Couldn't justify the price.
  4. The Crucial M225 128GB SSD is a good alternative as well if more room is needed for OS and peripherals.
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