CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-980 Processor
RAM: Corsair Vengeance™ DDR3 1600MHz 12GB CL9
MB: ASUS Rampage III Extreme, Socket-1366
Disks: 2 x Western Digital Caviar® Black 750GB
GPU: XFX Radeon HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 "Dual Fan"
Box: Fractal Design Arc Midi Tower Sort
PSU: Corsair HX 850W PSU
Also planning on adding a SSD sometime. This box is for Virtual machines, development and some games. If it were just gaming I would have had a quad core.
3 visual studio open (w. a good portion of extensions) 300-400 pr. process.
Different browsers, nowadays they eat up a lot of memory, regardless of brand.
Also data processing and correlation, scraping web and packing it into SQL.
I have not kept up on hardware lately, so what I am asking for is peer review that this is a sane build, and that all components should work together for good performance.