Ordered a new build. Bit hasty. Any big issues?

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Asus Crosshair IV Formula AMD 890FX (Socket AM3) DDR3 Motherboard
AMD Phenom II X6 Six Core 1055T 2.80GHz (Socket AM3) - Retail
Patriot Viper 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 12800C8 1600MHz Low Latency Triple
Antec 1200 Twelve Hundred Ultimate Gaming Case - Black
Sapphire ATI Radeon HD 5750 Vapor-X 1024MB GDDR5 PCI-Express
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit - OEM (GFC-00599)
Corsair TX 650W ATX SLi Compliant Power Supply (CMPSU-650TXUK)
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - OEM
Sony Optiarc AD-7260S 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM

I know the graphics card is a bit mid-range but I am only really looking to play WOW and Total War sort of level games (No Crysis lol). All look pretty decent?
 
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Too late now. Sent the finance documents off yesterday. Can't wait to get it this delivered :) I have been living with a P4 3.2 with an 8600gt for the last year or so. Empire Total War ran... not good.
 
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The triple channel ram you've ordered is for Intel i7 9xx series CPUs and the X58 chipset. Your AMD platform is dual channel and would use 2x2gb or 4x2gb. I'm not sure of the implications of this and whether it'll work at all or just operate in single channel mode (ie. Slowly)
 
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you should never order it, and then ask for advice :D

i hope everything works for you, looks pretty decent
 
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Is a Six-Core really necesary for World of Warcraft / Total War?

You could get something a bit more suitable and then grab an SSD for a solid performance boost, or perhaps a little higher spec graphics card allowing you a broader range of games.
 
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