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Do the parts all work well together? ~$1000 gaming pc

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November 5, 2013 6:01:19 PM

Hi, I'm looking to pick up the pieces over this month/December as prices drop around Black Friday/Cyber Monday. I've already picked up the PSU/RAM on this system already, but I wanted to check to see if there's any piece that doesn't work well together or can be switched ot a cheaper (but same quality/performance) to save a few bucks. Generally I set a $1000 budget, but who doesn't like saving money?

Not included: OS/monitor/peripherals (I'm looking at that with a separate budget)

Thanks!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($66.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card: Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($309.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($74.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($18.49 @ Amazon)
Total: $970.41
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-05 20:58 EST-0500)

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November 5, 2013 6:10:25 PM

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