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What would you change in this build?

So I an building a gaming pc for 1440p with a buget of £1000.
This is the build.


PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£136.79 @ Aria PC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£25.18 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£99.02 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£68.32 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£68.63 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£62.15 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Video Card (£399.99 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower Case (£74.38 @ Scan.co.uk)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£70.86 @ Aria PC)
Total: £1005.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-04 22:00 GMT+0000)

What fps can i get at 1440p on bf4? What would you change on this build to improve it i you would change anything? Thanks.
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  1. For 1000 pounds including a 780, I think you hit the nail on the head there with that, great build. And you should expect around 60 fps average would be my guess.
  2. Perfect build :)
  3. nothing, seems good.
  4. If your game of choice is BF4, then I'd suggest an R9 290 instead of the GTX 780, taking advantage that in the UK the prices haven't skyrocketed, specifically this one:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB Video Card (£349.55 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £349.55
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-04 22:35 GMT+0000)

    For £50 less you should expect better performance.
  5. Thanks everyone. I really do love the toms hardware community everyone is so helpful and kind haha. Anyway back on topic I was actually considering a non reference r9 290 but the problem is I haven't really watched/read enough reviews yet on the new non reference cards and I want to build the system ASAP so I am happy spending the extra for the 780 because I know it's a smooth and refined card. I may give it a few weeks and see if some video reviews come through from youtube channels like newegg or tech of tommorow.
  6. Best answer
    Love that build. The non reference R9 290s are beasts by the way!
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