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I'm hopefully working through and through this summer to earn some major money! Which means that it's time for the PC upgrade

Now I either do some small upgrades to my system now and wait until next year OR I can build a whole new system now

Either way I want several things

Corsair 800D
Watercooling
28" Monitor
5.1 Surround sound

I should hopefully have £1000-2000 dependant on if I sell my current rig....
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Asus P5Q Pro Turbo Sapphire HD6950 OC Edition Corsair 4GB XMS2 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 Random mesh of HDDs LG Super Multi DVD rewriter Custom water cooling kit 
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Windows 7 Ultimate Hannspree ST321MBB 32" 1080p Microsoft Hi-Power 800W Modular 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Asus P5Q Pro Turbo Sapphire HD6950 OC Edition Corsair 4GB XMS2 
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OCZ Agility 3 Random mesh of HDDs LG Super Multi DVD rewriter Custom water cooling kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Hannspree ST321MBB 32" 1080p Microsoft Hi-Power 800W Modular 
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Coolermaster HAF 932 Microsoft N/A 
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Corsair 800D's not the best chassis out there and is damned expensive, be better off spending an extra £100 on GPU and just getting an Antec 1200 or something. What processor you looking at? AMD or intel? looking at i5-750, your current 5850, RAID raptors and Asus D2 sound card for that sort of monies, would be rather nice.
i5 Self Build
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 750 ASrock H55M Gainward GTX 460 GLH Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOptical Drive
500GB 7200rpm 32mb buffer Samsung Spinpoint 7200rpm 64mb buffer BD-R DVD RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 32-bit LG FLATRON IPS231 Razer Arctosa 
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Core i5 750 ASrock H55M Gainward GTX 460 GLH Corsair XMS3 1600MHz 4GB 
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500GB 7200rpm 32mb buffer Samsung Spinpoint 7200rpm 64mb buffer BD-R DVD RW 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H50 Windows 7 32-bit LG FLATRON IPS231 Razer Arctosa 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
600W OCZ ModXtreme Coolermaster CM690 II Advanced Razer Abyssus Mirror Ozone Evolution 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Asus P5Q Pro Turbo Sapphire HD6950 OC Edition Corsair 4GB XMS2 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 Random mesh of HDDs LG Super Multi DVD rewriter Custom water cooling kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Hannspree ST321MBB 32" 1080p Microsoft Hi-Power 800W Modular 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
Coolermaster HAF 932 Microsoft N/A 
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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 Asus P5Q Pro Turbo Sapphire HD6950 OC Edition Corsair 4GB XMS2 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 Random mesh of HDDs LG Super Multi DVD rewriter Custom water cooling kit 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 Ultimate Hannspree ST321MBB 32" 1080p Microsoft Hi-Power 800W Modular 
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Coolermaster HAF 932 Microsoft N/A 
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I'd like to recommend the logitech G35 7.1 headphones opposed to getting a 5.1 system. That will leave you with more to spend on other hardware and they are better than having a system with speakers IMO
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