Originally Posted by clacker
Can you do better or are you on limited budget??
What part of the world are you from where the parts the OP chose aren't really good? $1700 is an insane amount of money for a desktop PC build these days, especially for DIY'ers.
Jeremy: The build looks fine, you've got a great setup. The Sparkle GPU should be fine, I haven't heard any negative press over them since they started making GPU boards.