I would like some advice on a new build

Hello,
I need to buy a new computer, and I want to focus on speed, silence, and if possible don't change it for a while.
I am mainly wondering about
- CPU/MO/RAM how high do I need to go to have something that will last 3/4 years ?
- same question for the graphic card, even though gaming is not my main usage, I still need something powerfull (1920x1200) but I dont want to compromise silence.
- finally the case, I have a few ideas, but couldnt find info about noise isolation (to compare cases) and it needs enough space for : graphic card, sound card, tv tuner (?)

Thanks for your help :)

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Approximate Purchase Date: As soo
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  1. Use this template
    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice

    Non gaming nope u do not need even a discrete and IGP could well serve u just as well (silent + low heat + low power)
  2. Sorry about that, I did but message was broken for some reason... here is my original message :

    I need to buy a new computer, and I want to focus on speed, silence, and if possible don't change it for a while.
    I am mainly wondering about
    - CPU/MO/RAM how high do I need to go to have something that will last 3/4 years ?
    - same question for the graphic card, even though gaming is not my main usage, I still need something powerfull (1920x1200) but I dont want to compromise silence.
    - finally the case, I have a few ideas, but couldnt find info about noise isolation (to compare cases) and it needs enough space for : graphic card, sound card, tv tuner (?)

    Thanks for your help :)

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    Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as Sandybridge is back

    Budget Range: 1000 - 2500

    System Usage from Most to Least Important:
    - I multi task a lot, i often have lots of program running at once (like 3 firefox with 30 tabs each, photoshop, a few ms-word, eclipse, java applications... and so on) and I want to minimize lagging and swapping.
    - run recent games (Diablo 3, maybe crisis 2...)
    - watch movies
    - a little bit of image processing

    Parts I have :
    keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS, soundblaster XFI, powersupply corsair 650W

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: dont know

    Country of Origin: France

    Parts Preferences:
    I am almost sure about
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    - ASUS P8P67 (Socket 1155)
    - Core i5-2500K
    - WD Caviar 1 To

    I am not so sure about
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    System hard drive :
    - OCZ Vertex 2 60 Go for Quiet
    or
    - 10.000 tpm or more classical drive for performance (200-500go)

    Graphic card :
    GeForce GTX 470 ?

    Ram 6go ? 8go ? :
    this was my first idea but maybe faster would be better here ?
    Kit 3 x 2 Go DDR3 1333 MHz CAS9

    Case :
    I have a few ideas :
    - CoolerMaster HAF-932
    - Cooler Master RC-690 II Advanced
    - Fractal Design R3

    Overclocking: dont know

    SLI or Crossfire: dont know

    Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

    Additional Comments:
    1/ Perfomance
    2/ Quiet
    3/ I dont really want to upgrade, needs to last 3/4 years as is...

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