New development/CAD build -- last check, please help!

Ready to pull the trigger... know I'd probably be wasting money with some of these though but don't know where to cut back. Please help!

Approximate Purchase Date: This week
Budget Range: $1200-1400
System Usage from Most to Least Important:
Development: Visual Studio 2010, Eclipse
CAD: SolidWorks, AutoCAD
Photo editing: Photoshop CS5
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor (sourcing later), speakers, OS (Win7 64bit)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: Intel CPU
Overclocking: Yes
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 2 at 1920x1080

What I have planned so far:

CPU:
Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600K, $314.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115070

Mobo:
GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3P LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard, $179.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128506&Tpk=GIGABYTE%20GA-Z68XP-UD3P

RAM:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBXL, $99.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231468

SSD:
Corsair Force CSSD-F115GB2-BRKT-A 2.5" 115GB SATA II MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD), $159.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233160

HDDs:
2 x SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive, 2 x $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185&Tpk=samsung%20spinpoint%20f3%201tb

Video card:
GIGABYTE GV-N56GOC-1GI GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card, $184.99 - 20.00 mir
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125383

Case: Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 600T Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, $169.99 - 10.00 mir
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139005

Power supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply, $104.99 - 10.00 mir
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139021&Tpk=Corsair%20Enthusiast%20Series%20TX750

Optical drive:
ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS - OEM, $20.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

Total -- $1356 before rebates


Does this look reasonable/ridiculous for what I'm doing?
Any help greatly appreciated!
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  1. Sounds like a great system that will server you for several years to come.
  2. if you go to 1600 ram you can save about 50 bucks without much performance difference and get the 560ti or radeon 6950 (like this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127604 )
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