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I am planning my first computer build and I think I have everything I need picked out. I am no expert so I need some opinions on the choices I made. I'm not into gaming but I do some HD video editing. I really want a powerful machine that is highly upgradeable and future-proof to last me a long time.

Case:
COOLER MASTER Elite RC-310-OWR460 Black SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case RS-460-PSAR-J3, Elite 460W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119218

MoBO:
ASUS Sabertooth X58 LGA 1366 Intel X58 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131665

Video:
EVGA 01G-P3-1450-TR GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130572

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

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9S-4GBRL
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231313

HDD:
Western Digital Caviar Black WD6402AAEX 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136544

DVD:
Sony Optiarc CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model AD-7261S-0B LightScribe Support - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118040

OS:
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Full
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116716

CPU Fan:
COOLER MASTER Intel Core i7 compatible V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103055


Any tips and opinions would be extremely helpful! I'm mainly concerned about compatibility.


Thanks,
Cameron

Edit:
I will be running two 19" widescreen monitors as well as a 5.1 PC sound system.
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  1. What do you plan to do with this computer and how much is your budget? Right now you'r builds a no go because the memory you chose isnt compatible with your cpu. Also you'll need to change a couple item but fill this our first:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice
  2. Approximate Purchase Date: (End of this Year)


    Budget Range: ($900 - $1200)


    System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Surfing Net, Music, HD Movies, HD Video Editing)


    Parts Not Required: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers)


    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: (newegg.com)


    Country of Origin: (US)


    Parts Preferences: by brand or type (Intel i7 or i5)


    Overclocking: NO


    SLI or Crossfire: NO


    Monitor Resolution: (Max 1680x1050)


    Additional Comments: (Quiet, Reliable, Longlasting, Future-proof)
  3. What should I be looking at with RAM compatibility?
  4. I found this memory, I think it is compatible.


    CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TR3X6G1600C8D
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145224
  5. There you go, the i7 9xx series use triple channel ram, so you have to buy them in sets of 3 sticks instead of 2 to optimize performance.
  6. That makes sense!
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