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Is This build worth It?

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October 29, 2013 8:24:19 PM

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CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($159.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($31.00 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.95 @ Amazon)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($84.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.00 @ Newegg)
Total: $799.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-29 23:22 EDT-0400)

Should I buy it now, as is? or wait for Black Friday/Cyber Monday?
Is There anything I should change, consider,.etc? Suggestions are welcome, Thanks.

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October 29, 2013 8:27:03 PM

This will be a great build for playing games at high settings. Do not expect max setting in new games, however.

For the same price, get an hd7950. It will allow you to play at Ultra settings.
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October 29, 2013 8:37:00 PM

I can't seem to find a 7950 within that price range.. nevertheless, is there a specific brand you'd recommend or would any variant do?
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October 29, 2013 8:43:07 PM

Any variant would do. It seems they have gone up a bit in price. A week ago, one could be had for $210.
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October 29, 2013 8:45:11 PM

Sitting at checkout now, but i'll scout for another day or so for price drops, thanks for your help.
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