Alright, so Iam finalizing my final system. Current total is around $1407 after rebates and combo deals. The combo deals won't show up on the wishlist so yeah. I would like to save as much as possible so I can get a new keyboard and Mouse and Speakers. My total budget is $1500. Here is the current finals:
Asus DVD Burner $20
NZXT Phantom $140
Caviar Black 500GB $60
Gigabyte 6950 2GB edition $300
Card Reader $10 ($20 -$4 instant and another - $6 promo code)
G-Skill 4GB(2 X 2GB) 1600Mhz $140 (2 sets each one is $70)
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T $210
140mm Case Fan $10
200mm Case Fan $15
Blu-Ray Reader $50 ($70 -$20 Instant)
Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB Sata III $135 ($145 -$10 instant)
Corsair 850w PSU $130 ($160 -$30 instant)
Asus Crosshair IV Formula $210 ($230 -$20 instant)
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: By 1/7/10
BUDGET RANGE: $1500
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, Multimedia, HD Video Rendering
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: OS, Monitor(40" 1080p Westinghouse LCD HDTV)
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: I trust Newegg.com but if other websites come recommended I'll look into them.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Omaha, NE USA
PARTS PREFERENCES: Nothing much here. I really want a 6950, so with a bios hack, to make it a 6970.
OVERCLOCKING: I'd like to bump it up to 3.6Ghz or even 4Ghz. But not sure about what CPU cooler to buy.
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes, down the line in maybe 6-7 months, I will purchase a matching 6950 to sli.
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920 X 1080
That is about it guys. Again if even one person can find a better part to replace in my rig, I'd appreciate it. Here are the peripherals I was looking into: