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First time gaming/HD movie watching PC

I wanted to build a gaming/HD movie watching PC in time for the release of BattleField 3.
Approximate Purchase Date: By October


Budget Range: $1500


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, watching movies and surfing the net.


Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, and Hard drive


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: US


Parts Preferences: Does not matter


Overclocking: Maybe


SLI or Crossfire: Yes


Monitor Resolution: Not sure


Additional Comments: N/a

So far this is what I've come up with
Case: Corsair Graphite Series http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139007

GPU: Radeon HD 6870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150506

CPU: I5 2500k http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128512

PSU: Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-750 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371049

Cooling:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065
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