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My First PC Build - Under $800

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December 12, 2013 3:08:25 PM

This will be my first build and I would like it to stay under $800. After research and compiling what I've seen together I came out with this system. I plan to use this for mostly gaming, streaming on TwitchTV, and watching movies. Games like BF4, DayZ, Minecraft, Witcher 2, and Skyrim will be played on it. I'm not necessarily hoping for Max settings, but relatively high settings and good FPS. I'm very much a noob when it comes to this so I'm hoping for some good guidance. Provide your tweaks please. Thanks!

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2javx
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2javx/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2javx/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($85.66 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($57.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 660 SC 2GB Video Card ($177.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Apevia X-DREAMER4-BL ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Mwave)
Power Supply: Rosewill Stallion 500W ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $796.56
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-12 18:08 EST-0500)

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December 12, 2013 3:12:29 PM

Look for a better PSU. (XFX,Seasonic,Corsair)
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December 12, 2013 9:28:34 PM
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Yes, either one is fine. I personally would get Corsair just because I have owned them in the past and currently.
Rest of your components seems fine :) 
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