Final check on Intel Gaming Build please

Looking for a Go / No-go to launch.

I am particularly concerned about the PSU, since I know basically nothing about them. I don't want to skimp here, and I might be upgrading/overclocking in the future... way way in the future. Is the Corsair not enough, cutting it close, just right, or more than enough?

Thanks everyone, and thanks for helping pick parts in my other post too.

CPU:
Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor BX80601950
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115211

MOTHERBOARD:
GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD3R LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128423

GPUs:
2x MSI N470GTX Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX 470
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127513

HDD:
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

SSD:
G.SKILL Phoenix Pro Series FM-25S2S-120GBP2 2.5" 120GB SATA II
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231378

RAM:
CORSAIR XMS 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2000 (PC3 16000)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145320

PSU:
CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-850HX 850W ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91 80 PLUS SILVER
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139011

CASE:
COOLER MASTER HAF X
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119225

Optical Drive:
ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

HSF:
Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835608018
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  1. Your PSU selection is fine but being budget minded I would have selected this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139013
  2. Thanks for the suggestions.

    Would I need to worry about the massive Noctua fan overlapping the heatsinks on the G.Skill RAM? I think I remember reading that the Noctua clears DIMM 1 on this motherboard completely but... just being paranoid.
  3. Scrapped the RAM from the original post.

    Now it's between the G.SKILL that sp12 recommended:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231335&cm_re=G.skill_ram-_-20-231-335-_-Product

    or CORSAIR:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224

    What would you do?
  4. Mushkin Enhanced Blackline Frostbyte 6 GB (2gbx3)Desktop Memory 998679

    sells for sub 150$ on amazon
  5. So can the PI series that sp12 recommended if you can find a combo deal. And with the free shipping it will more than likely make it worth it since amazon affiliates can hit you with ridiculous shipping charges. I am in the process of a build and I am going with the PI series from newegg. Hope that helps.
  6. i got free shipping ... buy.com via amazon i got 12 gb ddr3 for sub 300 bucks with shipping
  7. fadejah said:
    Thanks for the suggestions.

    Would I need to worry about the massive Noctua fan overlapping the heatsinks on the G.Skill RAM? I think I remember reading that the Noctua clears DIMM 1 on this motherboard completely but... just being paranoid.



    On that board the Noctua covers the 4 closest ram slots ( i have both the board and noctua ) if it's in your budget, the muskin redline enhanced will fit and is fast... ddr3 1600 6-8-6-24
  8. as always with computers look for deals .... hope u injoy ur new computer
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