New rig advice

i just returned from airforce techschool and am excited about the holiday gaming season as well as what 2012 is bringing in. though my older desktop is no longer suitable for todays demanding games so im lookingto build a new rig. first off im wanting a motherboard and case to build a base though i have no idea about what brands chipsets and sockets are and what i need to compete.

some things that i plan on having on the rig are:

intel processor (must be powerful i always seem to skimp on this part and my rigs are soon outdated) a high end i7

ati gpu. ive been told that as far as single cards go (which is what im looking to go) ati is top dog

i want this rig to be reliable and somewhat future proof. it has to be idiot proof and be as cranked as it can be out of the box so to speak. probly a lot to take in but all advice is much apreciated

my price range is very flexible for everything so dont be afraid to shoot suggestions just keep it realalistic. 2000 max id say but id prefer around 1500.
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  1. Motherboard


    Intel Core i7-2600K ($315)


    Corsair XMS 8GB DDR3 RAM ($65)

    Video Card
    SAPPHIRE 100312-3SR Radeon HD 6950 Dirt3 Edition 2GB ($528) x2

    Hard Drive

    Seagate Barracuda 1TB ($55)

    DVD Burner

    Asus DRW-24B1ST DVD Burner ($21)


    nzxt guardian rb ($100)

    Power Supply

    CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ($110)
    this is from new egg before rebates.this is about 1350 without input devices if you cant find these tell me.
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  3. thank you all for the suggestions. ill be sure to update you on what ive settled on
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