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Ideally you will want 2 sticks for overclocking. The more slots you fill, the less you will be able to push the envelope as far as overclocking goes. You won't need 16 unless you're doing intense rendering/other over the top stuff.

8GB will be fine for you and give you headroom for a long time. The vengeance kit is fine, but I would personally get an 1866 kit because it will give you a bit more overclocking headroom if you push the FSB when you're overclocking the processor. Most AMD systems like the ram around 1600~ but it's always nice to know you can go a bit past that mark and still be within the tested specs of your kit.
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i7 3930K @ 4.7ghz Asus Rampage IV Extreme MSI GTX 780 Lightning Corsair DOMINATOR 1866 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Vertex 3 MaxIOPS Western Digital Caviar Black Lite-On DVD/CD R/W Corsair H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit HP ZR24w x3 Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless (MX Red) Corsair AX850 
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CoolerMaster HAF-X Steelseries Sensei Razer Destructor Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 
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Astro A40 (wired) + Mixamp AP-15 x 6 
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AMD E-350 APU (Fusion) ASUS E35M1-I DELUXE Fusion APU G Skill Ripjaw 2x4gb 1066 c9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
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