First time builder needs help!

Hey guys, so I am looking at building a computer that could run WoW on high or ultra and do some possible video editing down the road. Here are the parts I am looking at buying. I would like to hear your guys's advice and if someone could help me see if everything is compatible would be great. Thanks ahead of time!

Motherboard: 3.0 PCe, ASRock Z77 Extreme6 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard,
Memory: CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 15000) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9R,
Graphics card: AMD Radeon HD 7850,
Hard drive: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, $75
Power supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply,
Case: Rosewill BLACKHAWK Gaming ATX Mid Tower Computer Case, come with Five Fans, window side panel, top HDD dock,
Operating system: Windows 8 or 7 is
Optical drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS – OEM,
SSD: Seagate 600 Series ST120HM000 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD),
Processor: AMD FX-6100 Zambezi 3.3GHz Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6100WMGUSBX,
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  1. The AMD CPU will not work on a Z77 motherboard. Try your build through this site which will prevent incompatabilities such as the wrong CPU for the socket
  2. okay cool! thanks for the site. How does everything else look though?
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    It's not too shabby but here's an alternate to consider
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.74 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme6 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($154.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($84.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Rosewill BlackHawk ATX Mid Tower Case ($71.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.94 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $944.59
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-26 23:23 EDT-0400)

    This gets you set up to overclock if you desire - 8GB of ram comes with the motherboard in this build
  4. Wow.... thanks a lot man, this build looks way better haha. How is this build's performance in comparison to the one I put together? Also could it run WoW on ultra/high settings?
  5. With overclocking, I would expect it to max out WOW easily. Except for the CPU choice, it's very similar to your build, the free ram comes with the motherboard you had chosen, I bumped up the wattage of the PSU (for possible X-Fire in the future, WOW currently does not support X-Fire configurations) for a few $$ more and pretty much left most everything else alone (or just looked for a little better value)
  6. Thank you so much. You have been extremely helpful!
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