New build for semi-gaming, opinions needed.

This build I have already ordered from, and I just want to hear opinions and if people have any thought on the build. The order can still be modified, so good ideas for the build are welcome. My older build is like over 5 years old with the only upgrade being radeon HD5450 from radeon X1950.

The build is for semi-gaming; I play games but lower graphics are fine for me if I play some new game.

A new HD: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA3 7200RPM 16 - 88,90 €
GPU: Asus EAH6870 DC/2DI2S/1GD5 Radeon HD 6870 1GB GDDR - 185,90 €
Motherboard: Asus Sabertooth 990FX AM3+ ATX - 159,90 €
CPU: AMD FX-4100 3.6 Ghz 4-core Black Editon AM3+ - 120,90 €
Power: Antec TruePower New TP-750 750W ATX-virtalähde.80P - 132,90 €
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8 GB Kit PC3-15000, 1866 MHz, 2x - 70,90 €

Sum: 759,40 €

Any ideas for this system?

Thanks in advance.


Approximate Purchase Date: Waiting for parts

Budget Range: 600-800€

System Usage from Most to Least Important: surfing the internet, gaming, watching movies, BOINC)

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country: Finland

Parts Preferences: AMD/ATI

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Energy efficiency is cool.
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  1. Its a good gaming rig. 6870 is a good card. Don't buy 750W if you don't want to put two video cards and buy Antec TruePower New TP-650 650W If is for gaming 8GB ram at 1600Mhz is more than enough. Buy this and if you want to play at high settings all the games , do the changes what i told you and the buy an 6950 video card.
  2. That's an expensive MB.
  3. Should I go with Asus M5A99X EVO 990X AM3+ ATX 114€ then? Is the only difference really the 1 pciE -slot?

    Or would I do fine with like just a normal AM3+ -motherboard without 6Gb/s SATA's and such?
  4. What do you think if I go with

    Asus M5A99X EVO 990X AM3+ ATX (This has dual x8, sabertooth would have dual x16, what do you think?)
    Asus EAH6950 DCII/2DI4S/2GD5 Radeon HD6950 2 GB GDDR5
    Corsair TX750W V2 Enthusiast Series for 113,90 € or Antec TruePower New TP-750 750W ATX-virtalähde.80P - 132,90 €

    So I can later on buy a 6950 to crossfire with.

    What do you think?
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