This is my first time building from scratch and I've been doing A LOT of reading over the past couple days (mostly on this site!) and I think I have a decent build set up, but I'm not 100% sure on everything and I was hoping someone on here could double check this for me.
Budget Range: About $1000, nothing definite
System Usage: Biggest concern is blazing fast internet browsing, also medium gaming, BluRay movies/music, learning/experiment (overclocking, leaning Linux), upgradable
Parts Not Required: Just building the tower at this point.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, I hear that's a good place to start.
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: Nothing really. Just kinda picked out what I thought would be best for my needs.
Overclocking: Yes, going to try it anyway
SLI or Crossfire: I don't think so
Monitor Resolution: nothing special, but want to connect to an HD TV in a couple months.
I guess that's it. I'm not worried about mouse, keyboard, or monitor at this time. Do want to hook up to an HD TV in the future though. I know the optical drive can't play Blu Ray movies, but those will go from my dad's computer to mine so I don't have to go get a movie when ever I want to watch it. I was wondering if I should get G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model F3-10666CL7Q-16GBXH (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) instead, if I need to to play the Blu Ray movies. Also, I will be getting a decent set of at least 5.1 channel surround sound speakers. Right now, I am mostly concerned with whether or not this set up will work. I am really not sure about the PSU. I tried using a PSU calulator, but I think I might have messed up on it. The calculator recommended a 271w unit, so I went with a 500w to be safe and leave plenty of room for upgrades, like a water cooling system in the future (possibly, when I start to overclock). Also, I don't want to buy one part that could seriously outperform the rest of my set up, or buy one lousy part that would hold it all back. I'll appreciate any feed back, tips, advice, and suggestions anyone can give me!