So i'm getting ready to buy, just wanted some opinions to make sure i'm not missing anything. Haven't kept up on new parts in the last 6 months, Need opinions and suggestions.
Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Intel Core i7-920 Bloomfield @ 3.2GHz (Stock cooling)
XFX GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3
BIOSTAR TPOWER X58A LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard
PC Power and Cooling 610W Continuous @ 40°C PSU
G.SKILL 6GB DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Triple Channel Kit
x2 Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB 7200 RPM In RAID 0
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
The things i want to upgrade are:
Thinking about - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black Full Tower w/ Side window - Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black RC-932-KWN3 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case with Side window
*2. CPU Cooling
Thinking about - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus - Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7 compatible RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm "heatpipe direct contact" Long life sleeve CPU Cooler
Thinking the SAPPHIRE 100314SR Radeon HD 6870 1GB - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102909
(Thanks to PP Mguire rep+)
GTX 470 - Newegg.com - EVGA 012-P3-1470-AR GeForce GTX 470 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
*Also i need a External hard drive, around 500GB-1TB - Preferably eSATA
Thinking about this - Fantom Drives G-Force 500GB - Newegg.com - Fantom Drives G-Force 500GB USB 2.0 / eSATA External Hard Drive GF500EU
BUDGET - I want to stay under $800.00 - but i'm not looking for the best of the best
i just want the best Money : Performance ratio
Also, what would you guess is my biggest bottleneck? I want to be upgrade free for the next year, and want to be able to play some new DX11 games.
Thanks in advance!