DCGoth wrote:Your system looks pretty good for gaming. I went almost the same way, with my main components being an i7 3930K on an X79 motherboard. Video GTX 570 SC.
One thing I'm not sure of is how much serious editing you plan on doing. PC's and video editing doesn't get very good unless you are using a nice Avid station, for about $100K. I edit,(professionally), on a Mac system using Final Cut Pro, with a fiber-optic disk array, an Aja I/O breakout box, a high-end Apple display and a studio monitor as the second display, so you can view video as you work on it. My system was only about $35,000 after all of the add-ons.
Man, I won't be doing any video editing that would require an Avid! If I were to ever do any video editing, it would be simple home video editing, and I don't even own a camcorder. Hell, I don't even own a digital camera outside of the one built in to my Android phone.
This PC will be used for gaming and guitar playing/recording. I use Native-Instruments Guitar Rig 5 for my guitar interface. It has tens of thousands of dollars worth of amp heads, speaker cabinets, effects, pedals, mics, and simulated recording environments all at a mouse click away. And they sound fantastic. A lot of pro players are now recording with Guitar Rig, including one of my guitar idols, Phil Collen of Def Leppard. This program can be a major CPU hog, especially if you have a lot of effects working at once, and/or if you're using a lot of time-based effects like echoes, delays, or reverb.
I use an outboard Native-Instruments 24-bit/192kHz A/D converter that my guitars plug into, and that feeds into my PC.
I also use Guitar Rig 5 as a virtual plug-in to Cakewalk, which is a recording interface.