New Build Help Please!

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Sooner than later, want it completed by the release of SC2

BUDGET RANGE: No real cap, but would like to be around 1k. No need for exuberant costs

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Gaming, Gaming, Web Browsing, Music

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Monitor, Speakers, Keyboard, Mouse, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg online, microcenter and frys locally

PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD and ATI, but would consider intel if not wasting $$$ Want to use the Corsair H50 and a high quality black steel case

OVERCLOCKING: Most likely

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Best bang for buck, want as quiet as possible
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  1. Whoops, forgot to add that I have a DVD burner already too. I also have an old audigy pci card... would I even want to reuse that?
  2. Full build I made earlier today.

    Full Build
    Optical LG $20
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106289

    RAM
    Ripjaw DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 $110
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303

    Case/HD
    HAF 922 and 7200.12 $120
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.400950

    MOBO GIGABYTE GA-790XTA-UD4 $120 w/ $15 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128416

    CPU/GPU
    Phenom II x4 955 and 5870 $530
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.383391

    PSU
    Corsair 750tx
    $110 w/ $20 MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006

    Total: $1010 before $35 MIR and Shipping, which is $8 to NYC
  3. If your old DVD burner isn't SATA then get a new one.

    Don't need a sound card, onboard these days is fine.
  4. Why are you recommending the older 790??
  5. It's a lot cheaper and there's no real difference. A quick BIOS update give 790 all the features and the slight tweaks in the 890 are very minor and useless to everyday users.

    http://www.anandtech.com/show/2952/6

    If the difference was $10 or 15 i'd say go for it, at $35 after MIR, not worth it.
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