So this is going to be my new PC?

So I have been looking quite a long time for the parts I want in my new pc. I made this setup:
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Case:Fractal Design Define R3 Black Pearl *88.10*
Power Supply:Antec TruePower 650W *99.50*
mobo:MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) *144.50*
cpu:Intel Core i5 2500K *180.85*
memory:Corsair XMS3 4GB DDR3-1600 CL9 *40.22*
SSD:OCZ Vertex 2 Extended 60GB *99.00*
CPU cooling:Scythe Mugen 2 Rev. B *33.55*

Between the stars is the price that i'm likely going to buy it at.

I chose for a silent case, but i can also remove some bitmut(material that makes the case almost soundless) to get more space for fan's to create a better airflow. The memory is a single kit so i can expand it later. The motherboard is the only B3 board available here at the moment, but it seems nice and good price is maybe a bit high. I didn't take the OCZ vertex 3 because the smallest size is 120 GB and that's a bit too much money wise, sadly no ~60 GB version out yet(???). I won't need much storage on this computer for movies etc I will use my 1TB external HDD. Maybe I will buy a HDD later that would porbaly be the Samsung Spinpoint F3. I'm not sure what graphiccard I will take but I will go for an nvidea card. AMD(ATI) doesn't like linux that much and Well I use linux part time so... Probaly going to be a GTX 460 or GTX 550 Ti

Going to play Brink with this and ofcourse some ET and all the obv. stuff. So what do you guys think? Any suggestions?
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sounds fine
i got a modular power supply in my last build and its so much better !!
What are the benefits?
Parent
you dont have 20 unused power cables making a huge mess inside the case but you can add them if you need to in future etc!!
Parent
I will consider this, depening on how much it will increase the cost of the power supply.

Thx
Parent
first time i agree with u, kinda sad :s
Parent
then i take it back!
Parent
cool fucking story bro
I might wait a bit longer and go for a mobo with a Z68 chipset so i can use sandy bridge at first and later on buy a GPU, anyone got any experience with sandybridge onboard gpu and ET?
4GB Corsair Vengance RAM is only £4 more
Why pay that amount for a MoBo when their pretty much all the same, just more useless features.
Get a Modular Seasonic 620W or Corsair 650W HX
Also, the Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler is only a few £ extra
Vengace + Mugen 2 + sandybridge mobo=fail, It just doesn't fit
The mugen 2 is going to be my cpu cooler it has the best price/sound/cooling ratio:]

I will look into other mother boards but there arn't any avaliable because Intel was lame enough for this sata bug. Only MSI has a B3 bored in The netherlands. Thx for the powersupply tips I will make sure to look into them.
Parent
Ah yeah sorry, forgot about the motherboard compatibilities with Sandy Bridge.

No prob, & have fun buying :)
Parent
the case looks nice :)
Clean,soundless if i want, nice airflow if I want. Just what i was looking for and It's also good inside :] Imo one of the best case's atm. Coolermaster has the Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced but it is fugly and not as soundless.
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lankool or lianli did some good cases.
Parent
lianli is mostly overpriced IMO
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Mine PC is better

Look my profile :D
planning on using 2x graphics cards? if u aren't, I don't think u need that much power :P
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