Newbie needs help with 1st gaming rig

Hey all, I've been researching for weeks now, and it's like reading directions in Latin to find a sugar cube in the snow. I've added and deleted lots of components, and believe I finally have what I need, but I would like input from you "Tech gods". I'm looking to make a gaming rig, but will also watch movies, and save lots of data, as well as surf the net. No video editing or things like that. I just want a balanced system that will last for a few years without having to upgrade. Thanks for you input!
My specs are:
COOLER MASTER Storm Scout ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
TOSHIBA PH3300U-1I72 3TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive –
COOLER MASTER eXtreme Power Plus 700W ATX 12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP5 TH LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with Dual Thunderbolt
Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000
CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Water Cooler
SAPPHIRE FleX 100352FLEX-2 Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card ...
LITE-ON Black 12X Blu-ray Burner with Blu Ray 3D Feature SATA IHBS112-04 - OEM
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  1. You could go with an I5 and save a 100 bucks. You don't need an I7 for what you want to do.
  2. For the amount you're investing in this build, it may well be worth your while to include a small SSD. Perhaps something in the general area of 120GB, such as this: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009NB8WR0/?tag=pcpapi-20
  3. Jack Revenant said:
    For the amount you're investing in this build, it may well be worth your while to include a small SSD. Perhaps something in the general area of 120GB, such as this: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B009NB8WR0/?tag=pcpapi-20
    Thanks Jack, I'll do that!
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