First build.

Approximate Purchase Date: This week

Budget Range: $2,000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming and watching movies

Parts Not Required: Need pretty much everything

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country: US

Parts Preferences: Intel

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Yes / Maybe (not really sure the meaning)

Monitor Resolution: Does not really matter

Additional Comments: I plan on starting new and giving my old system to family so I plan on buying new accessories and hardware mainly for playing BF3 on ultra and watching movies in high res. This will be my first time building a computer so any feedback and opinions is appreciated. I have put together a list of things I would need/like to have. Price comes out to $1,953.86

Rosewill THOR V2 Gaming ATX Full Tower

ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

I wasn't sure about the MOBO, I liked this one because it was red and kind of goes with the case

ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard

EVGA SuperClocked 015-P3-1582-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

CORSAIR Gaming Series GS800 800W ATX12V v2.3 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K

CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ16GX3M4A1600C9B

Is 16gb overkill?

Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

I do plan on dual booting Windows and Ubuntu.

HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 (0F10381) 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Tt eSPORTS CHALLENGER Pro Gaming Keyboard Fan Cooler Black KB-CHP001US

ASUS VS Series VS247H-P Black 23.6" 2ms LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 50000000:1 (ASCR)

Tt eSPORTS BLACK Laser Gaming Mouse MO-BLK002DT

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

COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO RR-212E-20PK-R2 Continuous Direct Contact 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler Compatible with latest Intel 1366/1155 and AMD FM1/AM3+

LINKSYS E3000 Wireless Router simultaneous Dual Band Gigabit 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz / 5GHz up to 600Mbps with USB Built-in UPnP AV Media Server

Need a good router for streaming movies, and playing Xbox360
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