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Build Opinions? $800ish Gaming PC

I'm about to build a new gaming rig and I'm trying to keep it at around $800 give or take. I've already got the case (Antec NineHundred), drives, monitor (1680x1050) and power supply (Corsair 750w) from a previous build. I've also got a keyboard and I'm planning on getting another Razer Deathadder for the mouse. My last one died after years of abuse lol. I'm trying to play games at high/max settings. After browsing a few threads with similar builds this is what I've come up with...

Mobo - MSI 970A-G46 AM3+ AMD 970 + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130637

Hard Drive - Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive, Blue - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822236339

Graphics Card - EVGA SuperClocked 02G-P4-2765-KR GeForce GTX 760 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support w/ EVGA ACX Cooler Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130932

CPU - AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113286

Memory - G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 2133 (PC3 17000) Desktop Memory Model F3-17000CL11D-8GBSR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231519

OS - Windows 7

I don't really plan on overclocking too much which is why I went with the 970 mobo. I went with the 2133 memory because it is currently cheaper than the 1866 and I can always run it at that. My current total is at around $770. Is there anything I should switch/upgrade? Thanks for any help in advance!
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  1. Go with an ASUS or Gigabyte 970 board, MSI doesn't properly cool their 970 series.
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    If you use the PCPartPicker website to shop around for the best prices you can squeeze an FX-8320 and GTX 770 into your budget.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($154.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.79 @ Amazon)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($309.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($99.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $789.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-19 16:24 EST-0500)

    I included Windows 8.1 because it's better optimized to current hardware and is slightly faster than Windows 7. I'm sure you went with Windows 7 because that's what you're used to, but Windows 8.1 is actually a solid OS. It's really not that different than Windows 7 when you set it up to boot straight to the desktop.
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