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Okay so my £2000 build list amounts to this - (SORRY for the links)

CPU - Intel Sandybridge i7-2600K Unlocked Core i7 Quad-Core Processor (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache, Socket 1155) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Sandybridge-i7-2600K-Quad-Core-Processor/dp/B004FA8NOQ/ref=pd_ybh_4?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £239.30

GPU - Asus AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card (3GB, GDDR5, HDMI, DVI-I, PCI-Express 3.0) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-Radeon-Graphics-GDDR5-PCI-Express/dp/B006TQS3QM/ref=pd_ybh_3?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £459.99

RAM - Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MHz-Vengeance-Memory/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1326905988&sr=8-1- £40

CPU COOLER - Thermalright - CPU Heatsink Kit - 2x 140mm PWM Fan - Silver Arrow - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Thermalright-Heatsink-140mm-Silver-Arrow/dp/B003XRAKLQ/ref=pd_ybh_8?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £67.73

MOBO - ASRock Z68 Professional Gen.3 Motherboard (Socket 1155, DDR3, Micro ATX, ASRock Instant Boot) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/ASRock-Z68-Professional-Motherboard-Instant/dp/B005ARF5OY/ref=sr_1_4?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326908273&sr=1-4 £225.41

HDD - Western Digital WD1002FAEX Caviar Black 1 TB 7200 RPM Internal Hard Disk Drive - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-WD1002FAEX-Caviar-Internal/dp/B0036Q7MV0/ref=sr_1_2?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326832275&sr=1-2 - £115.00

SSD - Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB M4 SSD - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crucial-CT128M4SSD2-128GB-M4-SSD/dp/B004W2JKZI/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326908947&sr=1-1 - £139.98

CASE - COOLER MASTER RC-932-KKN5-GP HAF 932 Advanced MicroATX/ATX/E-ATX Full Tower Case (Black) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/COOLER-MASTER-RC-932-KKN5-GP-Advanced-MicroATX/dp/B004USK1VQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326906637&sr=1-1 £119.95

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Full Version (PC DVD), 1 User - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-Windows-Home-Premium-Version/dp/B002DUCMT2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1326837582&sr=8-3 - £109.95

Ethernet Cable - Cat5e RJ45 Ethernet LAN Network Cable UTP Lead 20M http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cat5e-RJ45-Ethernet-Network-Cable/dp/B000IAJHQ0/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326837286&sr=1-1 - £1.40

PSU - Cooler Master RS650-ACAAE3-UK GX-Series 650W 80 Plus Power Supply Unit - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Cooler-Master-RS650-ACAAE3-UK-Power-Supply/dp/B0035QAKOM/ref=sr_1_4?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326912116&sr=1-4 £68.90

MONITOR - Samsung S24A300H 23.6 inch Widescreen LED Monitor (MEGA DCR, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 2ms, HDMI/VGA) - Gloss Black http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-S24A300H-23-6-Widescreen-Monitor/dp/B0060KBY86/ref=cm_cr_pr_sims_t - £129.99

DISC DRIVE - LiteOn IHAS224-19 Lite-On 24x DVD-RW LightScribe SATA - http://www.amazon.co.uk/LiteOn-IHAS224-19-Lite--DVD-RW-LightScribe/dp/B002CHRAS4/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326911772&sr=1-6 - £15.95

THERMAL PASTE - Arctic Silver 5 (AS5) Paste and Articlean Cleaner - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Arctic-Silver-Paste-Articlean-Cleaner/dp/B003VRBPAI/ref=sr_1_3?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326910595&sr=1-3 £4.50

KEYBOARD - Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard (UK Layout) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-Sidewinder-X4-Keyboard-Layout/dp/B0037KLSS8/ref=cm_cr_pr_sims_t - £31.48

What do you think? How well would it work? Anything else I need?
 

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What one? As there is quite a few
 

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there is no paste with the silver arrow.... did you misread it?
 

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If I got another 1tb WD HDD, how do I do the RAID backup thing? (noob to pc's)
 

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Oh and does my MOBO support RAID?
 

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CPU - Intel Sandybridge i7-2600K Unlocked Core i7 Quad-Core Processor (3.40GHz, 8MB Cache, Socket 1155) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Intel-Sandybridge-i7-2600K-Quad-Core-Processor/dp/B004FA8NOQ/ref=pd_ybh_4?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £239.30 - Good for video editing/rendering

GPU - Asus AMD Radeon HD 7970 Graphics Card (3GB, GDDR5, HDMI, DVI-I, PCI-Express 3.0) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-Radeon-Graphics-GDDR5-PCI-Express/dp/B006TQS3QM/ref=pd_ybh_3?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £459.99

RAM - Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9-1600MHz-Vengeance-Memory/dp/B004CRSM4I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1326905988&sr=8-1- £40

CPU COOLER - Thermalright - CPU Heatsink Kit - 2x 140mm PWM Fan - Silver Arrow - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Thermalright-Heatsink-140mm-Silver-Arrow/dp/B003XRAKLQ/ref=pd_ybh_8?pf_rd_p=138755991&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_t=1501&pf_rd_i=ybh&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_r=0KV5JM3W4PFJMGZ1CTCB - £67.73

MOBO - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Z68-Extreme7-Motherboard-PCI-Express-ASRock/dp/B005FGQLO8/ref=sr_1_2?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326960574&sr=1-2
HDD - Western Digital WD1002FAEX Caviar Black 1 TB 7200 RPM Internal Hard Disk Drive - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Western-Digital-WD1002FAEX-Caviar-Internal/dp/B0036Q7MV0/ref=sr_1_2?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326832275&sr=1-2 - £115.00 - Decent hard drive, cheaper than most

SSD - Crucial CT128M4SSD2 128GB M4 SSD - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Crucial-CT128M4SSD2-128GB-M4-SSD/dp/B004W2JKZI/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326908947&sr=1-1 - £139.98 - For windows and other programs

EXTERNAL HDD - Toshiba 1TB 2.5 inch External StorE Art HDD - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Toshiba-1TB-inch-External-StorE/dp/B003INEF2K/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326919236&sr=1-6 - £83.29 -

CASE - COOLER MASTER RC-932-KKN5-GP HAF 932 Advanced MicroATX/ATX/E-ATX Full Tower Case (Black) - http://www.amazon.co.uk/COOLER-MASTER-RC-932-KKN5-GP-Advanced-MicroATX/dp/B004USK1VQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326906637&sr=1-1 £119.95 - use forever -

OS - Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Full Version (PC DVD), 1 User - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-Windows-Home-Premium-Version/dp/B002DUCMT2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1326837582&sr=8-3 - £109.95

Ethernet Cable - - http://www.amazon.co.uk/10m-Professional-Network-Cable-Black/dp/B002RT2U1E/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326960700&sr=1-6

PSU - Corsair CMPSU-850AXUK Professional Series Gold 850W Power Supply - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Corsair-CMPSU-850AXUK-Professional-Power-Supply/dp/B003QP417O/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326957970&sr=1-1 - £139.99

MONITOR - Samsung S24A300H 23.6 inch Widescreen LED Monitor (MEGA DCR, 1920 x 1080 Full HD, 2ms, HDMI/VGA) - Gloss Black http://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-S24A300H-23-6-Widescreen-Monitor/dp/B0060KBY86/ref=cm_cr_pr_sims_t - £129.99 best quality low price one I could find.

DISC DRIVE - LiteOn IHAS224-19 Lite-On 24x DVD-RW LightScribe SATA - http://www.amazon.co.uk/LiteOn-IHAS224-19-Lite--DVD-RW-LightScribe/dp/B002CHRAS4/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326911772&sr=1-6 - £15.95 -

THERMAL PASTE - Arctic Silver 5 (AS5) Paste and Articlean Cleaner - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Arctic-Silver-Paste-Articlean-Cleaner/dp/B003VRBPAI/ref=sr_1_3?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326910595&sr=1-3 £4.50 -

KEYBOARD - Qpad MK-80 Pro Gaming Backlit Mechanical Keyboard - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Qpad-Gaming-Backlit-Mechanical-Keyboard/dp/B005DTFDQE/ref=sr_1_6?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326915996&sr=1-6 - £107.28 - l
CABLE TIES - Fisual Chunky Velcro Cable Ties - 10 Pack - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fisual-Chunky-Velcro-Cable-Ties/dp/B001RPWPQE/ref=pd_cp_ce_0 - £3.29

ANTI STAT BAND - LUPO Anti-Static Wrist Strap Grounding Wrist Strap/Band - Prevents Build up of Static Electricity - http://www.amazon.co.uk/LUPO-Anti-Static-Wrist-Strap-Grounding/dp/B004CS5WIG/ref=sr_1_5?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1326920859&sr=1-5 - £3.99 - so I don't get shocks, or fry hardware.

SOUND CARD - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Professional Series Sound Card- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Creative-Blaster-Titanium-Fatal1ty-Professional/dp/B0019JDDBE/ref=sr_1_18?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1326958872&sr=1-18 - £99.99
 

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Would that all work ?
 

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Good change on the PSU
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Looks good to me.. if I had to choose an air cpu cooler I'd probably go with the Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro/Advanced. If I was overclocking I would go with a liquid cooling system. Something simple like the Corsair H80 or H100. That's just my opinion. Take it with a grain of salt.
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