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Building a new rig, what do you think?

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Bryce

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So, it's that time again to build a new rig. I'm thinking of using some parts off my current one, my graphics card really, but everything else will be new. What do you think of it? Suggestions on it? Know of something just as good that could get the price down some? Here it is.

I've got an MSI GTX260 Core 216, would that work well with the EVGA one or should I just spend the extra money and get matching cards?

Motherboard: Newegg.com - EVGA 132-CK-NF79-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 790i Ultra SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
Processor: Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 Yorkfield 2.83GHz 12MB L2 Cache LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops
Memory: Newegg.com - OCZ Reaper HPC 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1800 (PC3 14400) Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
Graphics Card: Newegg.com - EVGA 896-P3-1257-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 Superclocked Edition 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards x2 in SLI
Hard Drives: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives x4 in RAID 0 or 1
Power Supply: Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX 850W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies
Case: Newegg.com - Antec Twelve Hundred Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Computer Cases
CD/DVD Burner: Newegg.com - LITE-ON Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - CD / DVD Burners
Cooling System: Newegg.com - Swiftech H20-220 Compact CPU Water Cooling Kit - Water Cooling
Monitor: Newegg.com - Acer X223Wbd Black 22" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 2500:1 - LCD Monitors x3

When I get this I'll be adding 3 more of the monitor I just bought to put those graphics cards to good use.

If you know of anything that would be better or something that could bring the price down please tell me.
 

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Go for it, that was my EXACT build in november... it is fuggin slllllicccckkk.
 
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