$1000 workstation - does it compute?

I'm a long time IT guy, but this is my first build so be gentle. I'm pretty sure I can put it all together, just want to make sure all parts will fit connector and space-wise. Also, are there are better deals I'm missing?

(I'd get the i7 cpu from microcenter ($250 with coupon) and save $75)

Approximate Purchase Date: < 1 month
Budget Range: ~$1000
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Photoshop, HTPC via HDMI out, Minor video editing, Subsonic music server
Parts Not Required: Monitor, Bulk HD, OS, Keyboard/Mouse, Soundcard/speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, Amazon, Microcenter
Country: USA
Parts Preferences: Intel i7, SSD boot drive, quiet fans
Overclocking: Maybe
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1200

Additional Comments:
relatively quiet PC
fast multitasker
able to capture 480p video from diamond vc500 capture card
low power draw (given the i7 of course) as it'll be always on.
little to no gaming (that happens on the xbox)
already have and will install Windows 7 x64, Creative X-fi music card, 3TB USB 3.0 external HD
8GB RAM for now until prices come down
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  1. Best answer
    If you want a silent PC then change the case with :
    COOLER MASTER Silencio 450 60$
    Fanless video card GIGABYTE GV-R677SL-1GD Radeon HD 6770 1GB
    Motherboard :
    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 130$
    If you don't intend to Crossfire buy a cheaper mobo
    ASRock Z68 PRO3 GEN3 105$
    BIOSTAR TZ68A+ 110$
    Power supply :
    SeaSonic M12II 620 Bronze 620W 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular
    Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power 80 PLUS Certified Modular
  2. Thanks! Great suggestions sosofm - I've updated the list.
  3. HEC is not one of the better PSU brands.. I would recommend one of the PSUs that sosofm mentioned..
  4. Good call - updated the PSU.
  5. Best answer selected by phokus.
  6. Thanks for the assistance. Got it all built and it's fast and relatively quiet. Final specs:

    COOLER MASTER Silencio 450 RC-450-KKN1 Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case: $65

    SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W ATX12V V2.3/EPS 12V V2.91 SLI Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Full Modular Active PFC Power Supply: $100

    G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL9D-8GBXM: $70

    ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard: $122

    Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I72600K: $250

    Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD): $140

    Gigabyte GV-R677SL-1GD Radeon HD 6770 Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, DirectX 11, PCI-Express 2.1, Dual-link DVI-I, HDMI, Displayport : $130

    LITE-ON Black 12X Blu-ray Burner with Blu Ray 3D Feature SATA IHBS112-04 - OEM: $78

    Total = $955 shipped
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