Need opinion on $1000 gaming pc build

Hello, this will be my first pc build and this is what I've come up with so far
I'm having trouble deciding if it's worth choosing a i5-4th generation over the i5-3570k I chose. I'm not too worried about "future proofing" and from what I've discovered so far the i5-4th gen cpus aren't impressively a step above from what I chose. I'm aware this would also cause me to choose another motherboard so if you think its better to go with 4th gen and don't mind linking a great compatible mobo that would be greatly appreciated. I also have plans of messing around with overclocking and SLI down the road. The case I chose was great but has no 3.0 usb ports so I will most likely be choosing another one, any tips also appreciated. Besides that, I also need a 23-24" monitor: 1080p, TN panel, 60-120hz, >5ms response time preferred.
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    Here ya go, I switched to Haswell, as right now it's $20 off, and the price is around the same as the Ivy Bridge. If you are worried about the case, trust me it's not a cheap-o case. It has USB 3.0 and is from a trustworthy company, I personally use it in one of my builds and it's fantastic for the price. Hope this helped!
  2. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
    Monitor: BenQ GW2255 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($104.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1034.87
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-23 16:26 EST-0500)
  3. Alright, thanks for the feedback. It definitely helps slim down these hard decisions.
  4. No problem! Don't forget to chose a best answer :)
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