Alright, thanks guys.
Hopefully the rig will look like this pretty soon:
Evga 790i mobo
GeForce Gtx 275
4 gb of DDR3 @ 1600mhz (7-7-7-18)
650 watt PSU
and a 9800gtx+ for PhysX.
The only parts I'm missing are 2gb of RAM, the q9550, and the gtx 275, but xmas presents to yourself are the best...