Compatibility Help?

Hi first time computer builder. Just making sure all parts are compatible, would really help if anyone could tell me. List below :D Also got the Crosshair V so when Bulldozer comes out I can swap it.

ASUS Crosshair V Formula

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB Dual Channel DDR3

Video Card:
EVGA GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 2GB 256-bit GDDR5

Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 7200 RPM

Optical Drive:
LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer

Also my board comes with an DVD Writer. If the deal is still there when I order it, in another week, I will use it most likely.

Optical w/ Board:
ASUS 24X DVD Burner

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus

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  1. Why 1100T + GTX460?
    Get a 955 and a 6950 since you're upgrading to BD anyways.
    I'd save the money on the crosshair and go for this:
    You lose Tri-fire but gain $$70 + in your pocket.

    Other than that, swap the HDD to a F3:
    Faster, most likely quieter and cheaper.
  2. I'll take the advice on the 6950. But I really do not know when Bulldozer is coming out, later in the year but I still want the card for the time being. Also The board you linked supports 6.0gb-s while the HDD is 3.0, If I am correct. But I really like the board, a lot for the looks as well.
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    Disk drives isn't coming close to using the bandwidth SATA2 offers, so even-though the Samsung is SATA2 and the board supports SATA3, it would still be a tad faster than the WD, at worst the same.

    Is this gaming? If so, a 955 with a nice OC would beat the 6-cores handily. BD would be out this year and the extra 2 cores really won;t help much other than deflate your wallet.
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  5. mistake, huge mistake. buying a gaming pc today and not going with sandy bridge is a huge mistake.
  6. OK everything looks good except for one minor detail. Dont go with a 650 watt psu. My suggestion would be go with 850 or better. With that board youll eventually sli or crossfire and youll be back at the store.
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