Hey everyone. Im a first time builder and have set a goal to build a new pc for myself. I would love to have some personal suggestions or advice from anyone who is knowledgeable and is willing to help. I came here because i hear there are pro's here, so that's a huge plus for me! as long as i can get worthwhile suggestions, i can proceed with confidence! thanks everyone. Approximate Purchase Date: within the next two months Budget Range: 4500 Before Rebates System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Audio engineering and creation, entertainment (movies, dvds, etc.) and word processing (MS office) Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, tigerdirect.com, or another reputable site. Country of Origin: USA Parts Preferences: Intel CPU and Asus Mobo. Overclocking: Maybe SLI or Crossfire: Yes Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: May only purchase one GPU initially, then SLI it later on; set up must be HD 1080p. I will be leaving the Mobo and CPU for last so that I can skip the recall issue. I have already purchased the following components: NZXT Phantom case: Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, L... [...] -_-Product LG UH10LS20 OEM Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, L... [...] -_-Product WD Caviar black 2TB HD Computer Parts, PC Components, Laptop Computers, L... [...] -_-Product These are the components I'm looking at: 1. Core i7 2600k 2. ASUS RoG Maximus IV 3. CRUCIAL REALSSD 256GB IHD 4. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 x2 in SLI 5. CORSAIR DOMINATOR 12GB 1600 mhz(3 x 4GB) 6. Corsair Professional Series Gold 1200-Watt PSU 7. WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE 64-bit OS 8. HAUPPAUGE WinTV-hvr-2250 9. Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi ELITE PRO 10. Logitech G15 keyboard Not sure on HD monitors, Studio monitors, and as far as the mouse goes, I'm unsure whether to get the RAZER mamba or the LOGITECH G5. If anyone has any knowledge of audio interfaces for audio recording, I would love to hear from you as well. Thanks!