What do you guys think of this build? I don't think I can cut anything else down but I also want to make sure that these components work out OK. This is only the second computer I've tried to put together, so bare with me if I made any stupid mistakes.
Check out my build guide for 600$. Add the i5 2400 instead which is +70. That brings it to 670$. Then 20$ more for the drive which is 690$. You'd get a much better PSU and IMO a pretty nice looking case.
the build in my signature (2400, with a 6850 in a micro ATX build) was $700.81 shipped from Newegg, including Windows 7.
Its getting fantastic stats in most games. at 1680x1050, I'm getting 150 FPS in DCUO, 80 FPS in LOTRO at Ultra/dx11) 70 FPS in Star Trek Online, 100 FPS in the Dragon AGe 2 Demo, and 27 FPS in Second Life, which may be the most graphically demanding game out there -- because there are no pre-rendered items, a fairly full Second Life sim is putting a workout on your CPU and GPU like running 3-4 simultaneous runs of Crysis.