First time pc build. Compatible?

Hi all. I am thinking of building myself a new PC for gaming. This will be my first pc build I have ever done so I could use a little input as to the compatibility and quality of the parts that i have picked out. Will these parts that I have selected work well together.

GIGABYTE GA-X58-USB3 LGA 1366 Intel X58 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black RC-932-KWN3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case with Side window

Western Digital Caviar Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s

XFX Black Edition XPS-850W-BES 850W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS SILVER Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply

Intel Core i7-930 Bloomfield 2.8GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80601930

Noctua NH-D14 120mm & 140mm SSO CPU Cooler

Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 998832

GIGABYTE Super Overclock Series GV-N470SO-13I GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
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  1. 1) Don't forget to pickup a DVD for you build.

    2) I would go with the ASUS Sabertooth X58 over the UD3R. It is the better motherboard IMO.

    3) I would just go with the i7 950 over the i7 930 for just a little more money.

    The G.SKILL Pi Series linked is a better RAM set. It runs on lower voltage, higher frequency. It's $25 more, but I think it's worth it.
  3. the GTX 470 is 100% not worth it unless you know 100% you wanna SLI

    err nm ur board supports both crossfire and sli

    so just get a 6870 as it outperforms the 470 and is cheaper and runs cooler

    otherwise nice build
  4. The HD 6870 barely outperforms the 470 when it does and a lot of the times, it doesn't outperform the 470. (this compares it to the 5 series, but the 5870 is faster than the 6870)

    So the GTX 470 is a solid choice. It's only about $20 more
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