Need help selecting a few parts for gaming computer

I'm building a gaming computer and need some help picking some of the components.


Approximate Purchase Date: a few months


Budget Range: $1500-2000


System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, internet browsing. media


Parts Not Required: monitor, speakers, mouse, keyboard


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: none preferred


Country of Origin: USA


Parts Preferences: Intel CPU


Overclocking: Maybe


SLI or Crossfire: No


Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200


Parts selected:

Cooler Master HAF 922 case:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=3463938&SID=

Western Digital 1TB HDD:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136533&nm_mc=OTC-Froogle&cm_mmc=OTC-Froogle-_-Hard+Drives-_-Western+Digital-_-22136533

Intel Core i7-950 CPU:
http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0346210

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 5970:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102863

CD-ROM Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

G.Skill 6GB RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231352

ASUS X58 Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131641

I have no idea what to buy for the power supply and fans or heatsinks I might need.
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  1. first, wait 2 weeks for Sandy Bridge. It releases Jan 5, retail Jan 9.

    that said, get a pair of 68xx or 69xx instead of the 5970,

    Overall you'll want 750W PSU 80+ Bronze or better/
  2. thanks. any specific PSU recommendations?
  3. XFX, Antec, Sea Sonic, Corsair, Enermax are all great brands
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