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Looks good to me. The "Hard Drive" link doesn't seem to be working for me so I can't comment about that.
 

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Not much to comment, other than that the build you have in mind is what most people will go for. Only thing I would change is the case to CM 690 II Advanced, but that is personal preference. Probably an aftermarket heatsink along the lines of 212+ or similar if you plan to overclock.

Edit: Tatty recommends these sticks: http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/50224/G-Skill-4GB-RipjawsX-DDR3-Memory-PC3-17000

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2302049&postcount=6564
He already has a Thermalright Venomous X listed which from what reviews I have seen sites test it with seems to be pretty good.

I really don't see anything wrong with this configuration, it seems real good. The only thing I would do....is wait until Bulldozer is released, which might drive some Sandy Bridge processor prices down. That is if you have time, if not, then just go for it.
The other thing I would MAYBE do is to get a tad stronger power supply for future upgrades. I'd say a good 700w-750w would last you at least 1 upgrade. I just like having the headroom and not having to worry if my PSU can or can't handle a particular configuration.
 

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I plan to buy this parts in next week, when this Bulldozer will release?
 
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Not much to comment, other than that the build you have in mind is what most people will go for. Only thing I would change is the case to CM 690 II Advanced, but that is personal preference. Probably an aftermarket heatsink along the lines of 212+ or similar if you plan to overclock.

Edit: Tatty recommends these sticks: http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/Product/50224/G-Skill-4GB-RipjawsX-DDR3-Memory-PC3-17000

http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2302049&postcount=6564
Yea the Gskills are nice rams, I have the Cas7 1600 kit and they have done 2000 cas9 24/7 am thinking they may be the same ic's. might shoot for 2133 c9 and see how I go.

Oh and OP the build is fine, I see no issues, other than maybe changing the ram, again personal preference.

Oh and a tip, order from one place such as scan, aria or ebuyer other wise your paying 3 sperate shipping fees and items are likely to arrive at different times, sucks having most of your parts for a new build and having to wait for others.
 
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250 on ebay is waaaay too much! It's downright theft! The right price is Aria, 165 punds. It's the same CPU!
 
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not sure what your budget is, just kinda skimmed thru, but i would suggest a gigabyte z68x-ud3r. just put it together yesterday with an 2600k, and im at 5.2 with no sweat, great overclocking board. again didnt read all, so i don't even know if your going to oc. but i'm very happy with my new setup, went from an 860 at 3.9 to a 2600k at 5.2 stable.
 
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The Asus P8P67 two PCI-e 16 slots


I second the gigabyte z68x-ud3r love there boards
 
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yes i needed that as i run sli, im sorry if the op stated otherwise, like i said just quickly read.



edit: completley read your response wrong, lol go gigabyte.
 
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this is what i achieved this morning, mind u i just built this last night, so hopefully i can get faster.
 
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I'm pretty sure that second mobo link is the motherboard everyone was suggesting ;)
 
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Did you check your items with other sellers? aria.co.uk is OK,but scan.co.uk is far from offering best deals AFAIK...check overclockers.co.uk,I had few bad experiences with them,though I still purchase from them cos they have often great deals.