Best gaming desktop build with peripherals for $1300

I would like an upgradeable desktop that I can assemble, I'll just say I don't have any peripherals to make sure everything is included. The only peripherals I might have are cords anyways. I plan on building a computer with money I make from a summer job when school starts again in the fall. My budget is 1500 but I am saving 200 for games. Thnx in advance! just ask if I haven't added enough information, I feel like I am forgetting something.
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    CPU Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core $209.99
    CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.99
    Memory A-Data XPG V2 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 $64.99
    Storage PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" SSD $64.99
    Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $54.99
    Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB $489.99
    Case Thermaltake VL800P1W2N (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower $47.71
    Power Supply XFX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V $64.99
    Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.98
    Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $84.98
    Monitor LG 22EN43T-B 21.5" $109.99
    Wireless Network Adapter Asus PCE-N10 802.11b/g/n PCI-Express x1 $14.98
    Keyboard Cooler Master CM Storm Devastator Gaming Bundle w/Optical Mouse $29.99
    Headphones Rosewill RHM-6308 $24.88
    Total: $1312.44

    this will play any game at max settings at 1080p, has an optical drive, win7 (didnt know if you wanted 7 or 8), gaming keyboard/mouse and a decent headset.
  2. thnx for your answer, and yeah I though Win 8 would be cool, but heard that it limits where you can get games to the windows store, so win 7 is good
  3. the difference between windows 7 and 8 is mostly a preference based thing. if you are really used to and like the classic style of windows, keep 7. if you want to try something new or already have used 8 and like it, then get 8. the performance gap between 7 and 8 is very tiny. like, 8 will play a couple more fps. also, if you want to play older games, then get 7. and there has been talk about the next version of directx, whether it will be windows 8 exclusively or there may be a windows 7 patch for it.
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