3) Slam these things into my little P5LD2 motherboard with windows 7 running on top of it all
4) Overclock if possible.
Now I will technically only be "wasting" 200$ on the processor and memory, the rest will all go into my new build in the future. Now I need to know how badly of an idea is this? Right now my mind is very pleased with itself for coming up with this so its hard to detect flaws. I figure I do this instead of go all out and buy a LGA1366 which would cost way more than 200$ and wont even be the latest technology. I am also very concerned with compatibility issues between the beasts and the school girl motherboard.
The core edition series is fine, but the black edition is cheaper AR then it and is better I know the colors are hideous though but you don't stare much at the PSU and I'm pretty sure the HAF-X has a cover for ugly PSUs