Final suggestions / changes for $1100-1200 gaming PC?

Hi guys,

I've spent the last week or so trying to figure out my new gaming PC build. I started a thread looking for advice a few days ago (http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/287934-31-1000-1200-gaming-please) and I have taken a lot of the advice that some of you guys have given me. Now that I've narrowed things down, I was hoping that you guys could give me any final bits of advise and confirm that all of the hardware I've been choosing is in fact compatible. I would especially appreciate suggestions on which RAM I should get. Thank you very much for your time!

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Next couple of days
BUDGET RANGE: $1100-1200 after rebates
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, HD video playback (1080p .mkv files), surfing the net
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS (windows 7 pro)
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: United States
PARTS PREFERENCES: Listed below
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe (unlikely but maybe add another card down the line)
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I would like my PC to be highly reliable and I don't want to have to worry about it overheating this summer when it gets up to 90 degrees with no air conditioning in my apartment.

CASE:
Antec Nine Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129058
(Already ordered yesterday, was $80 shipped)

MOBO:
ASUS P7P55D-E Pro LGA 1156 Intel P55 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131621
(Can combo with the CPU listed below for $15 discount)

CPU:
Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115215&cm_re=i5-750-_-19-115-215-_-Product
(Can combo with the MOBO listed above for $15 discount)

GPU:
SAPPHIRE 100282-3SR Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102884&cm_re=sapphire_5850-_-14-102-884-_-Product
(Buying on Amazon for $300 shipped)

HSF:
COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
(Buying on Amazon for $37 shipped)

RAM:
Three of my best options appear to be:
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231303
(Can't combo with anything I want, but $10 off with promo code if I order soon)

OR

CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C9
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145260
(Can combo with the PSU listed below for $30 discount)

OR

CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M2A1600C7
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145285
(Can combo with the PSU listed below for $30 discount)

PSU:
CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139006
(Can combo with either of the corsair RAM models listed above for $30 discount)

HDD:
Undecided, might combo with something

DVD:
Undecided, might combo with something
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  1. The combo of the PSU with Corsair RAM looks better...

    As for other parts, you have done your research well...Nice build...

    Check out this graphics card...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150494
    or with a Free game...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150491

    And HDD - Samsung F3 1TB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.425801

    DVD
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106335
  2. I've heard from many people that the $20 (since I'm buying the GPU from amazon) is worth it for the sapphire 5850. Thanks for the HDD and DVD suggestions and overall feedback :)

    EDIT: Also, which of the two types of Corsair RAM?

    gkay09 said:
    The combo of the PSU with Corsair RAM looks better...

    As for other parts, you have done your research well...Nice build...

    Check out this graphics card...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150494
    or with a Free game...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150491

    And HDD - Samsung F3 1TB
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.425801

    DVD
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106335
  3. ^ Well XFX has Lifetime Warranty and hence they would offer better resale value then...and also XFX is a very good manufacturer IMO...

    As for the RAM either would do...I doubt you would notice significant differencebetween those in general...
  4. Should everything I've selected fit on the motherboard well? Also, is there anything else I'm going to need for the build (cables etc.)? I've never built a PC before so this is new to me.
  5. ^ Yes all the components are compatible...
    And building a PC is not a hard task...Just with good info, you can build them...
    This will help you -
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/274745-31-step-step-guide-building
  6. You can change to the i7-860 CPU by changing the mobo and PSU to these:

    CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W (save $20)

    GIGABYTE GA-P55A-UD3 (save $50)
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