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first AMD build suggestions

I am new to PC building and Gaming. this is my build thus far. trying not to go too far over the $1000 price range for the computer itself. Any suggestions or modifications for better performance for the price?
http://pcpartpicker.com/user/lwbradley/saved/2F9e
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  1. Your build looks great. The only thing what ill change is the video card. For 25$ more ill go with r9 270x read this review http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R9_270X/
    SAPPHIRE 100364L Radeon R9 270X 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202050 $199.99
  2. sosofm said:
    Your build looks great. The only thing what ill change is the video card. For 25$ more ill go with r9 270x read this review http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R9_270X/
    SAPPHIRE 100364L Radeon R9 270X 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202050 $199.99

    Thanks for the tip. I had seen the R9 series but had never really looked into it. Is it mainly just an improvement in clocking speeds?
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    Read that review is better in most of the games than 7870.
    + for 270x Solid performance increase
    Power efficient
    Good price/performance
    Never Settle game bundle included
    Software voltage control possible
    Native full-size HDMI and DisplayPort
    Up to four active outputs

    - for 270x Worse price/performance than HD 7870 and HD 7850
    Noisy cooler
    High temperatures
    This + and - compared with 7870
  4. sosofm said:
    Read that review is better in most of the games than 7870.

    changing my setup now thanks for the info!
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