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800$ build need help?

Approximate Purchase Date: September

Budget Range: $800(Please do not include rebates)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: None

Location: US

Parts Preferences: Maybe a 7970 would fit in the budget?

Overclocking: Yep.

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe?

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920*1080 maybe in a year i will get another monitor...

Additional Comments: I have been looking at the Fractal Design Arc Midi R2, Or the Phantom 410. I just want something with good airflow and silent.

Why Are You Upgrading: My Laptop sucks

Thanks a lot guys! I will be purchasing in about a week or two, thanks!!!
Guys if i do wait till the 9000 series of amd gpus come out will the 7970 go down in price? And is it worth waiting for blackfriday deals? Thnx guys ;D
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($118.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($299.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.00 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master GX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($36.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($16.00 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($88.90 @ Amazon)
    Total: $792.82
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-27 09:07 EDT-0400)

    Perhaps something of that order.
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