I like that you stuck with the 920 instead of wasting money on another i7 model. I would suggest ditching the 2 300gb 10k mechanical drives for a couple of spinpoint f3s (500gb or 1TB models). They will perform close to on par with those VRaps and you'll save a ton of money going this route.
I would suggest going a cheaper route on the RAM as there are much better values out there. I don't mind your GPU and PSU choices (assuming you might run another 5970 in quad-crossfire(???) in the future).
I assume you're going with a Gen-2 SSD from Intel?
thanks for the reply, both those HD choices look quite good, also is there a RAM set that you would suggest?
Also, do you think that this set up would be a happy medium between gaming and visual effects before plunging fully into the visual efects side with the quadro fx cards, or is it pretty much one or the other?