Final adivce before build

Need some more help with a parts list, this is a pure gaming computer nothing else in mind for it, I want the best graphical quality/performance I can achieve for my price 1500$ is my limit, probably wont be overclocking anything unless its a large gain, newegg for reference to parts, dont need monitor (24'' is what I'm going ot be using) , mouse, keyboard and peripherals, already have them

Stuff so far:

CPU- Intel Core i5-2500K -220$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=p8huxus1ihfz

PSU- Antec EarthWatts Series EA-750 Green 750W -100$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371051&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=8w1p7rqzlk5v

Case- Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower -89$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147107

HDD- Some 1T HDD -120$ or so

RAM- G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 -50$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314

Fan/HeatSink- COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 -30$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=4176827&SID=ktuw9xrfq4em

And Windows 7 64-bt -100$

Now heres where I need the advice, on a good motherboard, will probably use a gtx 580 for my card, for when I get the money I can drop another in. Will buy a cheap Dvd writer, and a SSD if its worth it, need more opinions on them. Is there any good upgrades I can do to the list above, thats cheap and will give me a good bang for my buck, also is there any extra basic cords/cables I have to buy too?
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  1. ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
    $179.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131792

    Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F90GBGT-BK 2.5" 90GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
    $139.99 and a $30 rebate makes it $109.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233205

    EVGA 015-P3-1580-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) 1536MB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
    $499.99 and a $30 rebate makes it $469.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130587

    The motherboard has two slots for SLI anf 8 channel sound. The SSD has a $30 rebate and is 90gb which is a good size for the OS drive.
    AGTX 580 for under $500 with a rebate.
  2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271 $118

    You'll need more than a 750w psu for two GTX580 if your planning to overclock too. I'd suggest a 1000w. So you either need to go with a bigger psu or lesser video cards.
  3. Alright, probably wont be overclocking it. Would upgrade PSU when or if i decided to add another card. Is overclocking going to give me much more out of the system or will it be fine as is?
  4. It would depend on how much you overclock it. The i5-2500k comes stock at 3.3 ghz and if you take it up to 4.3ghz then your adding 1ghz to the cpu speed which will make a noticable difference. Also Intel just released some new Sandy Bridge cpu's and one of them is a i5-2550k with a stock speed of 3.4ghz.
  5. You don't need to overclock with a single video card, it'll run great. But with only one GTX580 and a 750W psu, overclock to your hearts content.
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