Advice from experienced builders needed

Be grateful if you guys could have a quick look at my below build. Plan on using it for gaming (starcraft 2, dragon age, NO FPS needed). I will also be using for doing work at home, im an architect so will be only using it for Autodesk Revit and AutoCad and potentially 3DS Max in the future. A little use of Photoshop too.

I already have Win7 64Bit and a new HP ZR24w screen.

Any advice greatly appreciated. Please let me know if i should change anything etc.


Xclio Blackhawk Full Tower Case Black, with 250mm Side Fan, 10 Frontal Bays, w/o PSU £69.30

80GB Intel SSD M25-M Gen 2, MLC-Flash, 2.5" , SATA 3Gb/s, Read 250MB/s, Write 70MB/s, OEM £177.40

650W Antec True Power New 650, Modular PSU, 82% Eff', SLI/CrossFire, EPS 12V, 20+4 Pin, 120mm Fan £78.31

Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro v2.1 - S1366/S1156/S775/AM3/AM2+/AM2/939 Up to 130 Watts! £16.43

1TB Western Digital WD10EARS Caviar Green, SATA 3Gb/s, 5400+rpm, 64MB Cache, 8ms £52.85

6GB (3x2GB) Corsair Dominator, DDR3 PC3-12800(1600), CAS 7-8-7-20, XMP, DHX, New Connector, 1.65V £161.12

AMD Phenom II X6 1055T, Thuban, Sok AM3, 2.8GHz, 9MB Total Cache, 125W, Retail £152.22

Asus Crosshair IV Formula, AMD 890FX, SAM3, PCI-E 2.0, DDR3 1600/1800/1866, SATA 6Gb/s RAID, ATX £167.90

1GB Gainward GTX 460 GS GLH, 4000MHz GDDR5, GPU 800MHz, 336 Cores, D-Sub/ 2x DL DVI-I/ HDMI £206.00
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  1. is the amd phenom II x6 1090T out of your price range? and if you get a gtx 460 i recommend the gigabyte gtx 460 OC edition
  2. Higher end air cooler and CFable board for HD 5850?
  3. i thought the Asus Crosshair IV Formula was CF enabled.

    i have been to'ing and fro'ing between either the 5850 or GTX460 and came to the conclusion that in terms of £££ v performance, the GTX was the better option. Now i know that the board is not SLi compatible, but i really dont plan on getting a Sli or Crossfire setup.
  4. Hmm no CF/SLI just hit a 870 chipset instead of one of the priciest 890FX around :P
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