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My First Build Looking at a Gaming/Overclock with a budget of $1300 Help/Advice would help

Looking at the amd 8350 for CPU
ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z for overclocking and SLI or crossfire MOBO
CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600mhz Memory
Power supply unit CORSAIR HX Series HX850 850W SLI, CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS GOLD Certified Modular Active i thinking of this one cus good review
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 SLI Support Dual FTW w/ EVGA ACX Cooler Video Card not sure if there is a better card for $500.

Wondering if there is any better parts than these for the budget
here the pcpartpicker for my build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3MN8r
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  1. The PSU is good, but overkill unless you are going to SLI.

    The RAM is overpriced, here are some better options:
    Cheaper and lower latency: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f312800cl7d8gbxm
    Cheaper and clocked higher: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f314900cl8d8gbxm

    The motherboard is a bit overkill, this would offer much better value: http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-sabertooth990fxr20
  2. Best answer
    This would be a better build for the budget you have intel is the better option

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Micro Center)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.94 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($145.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($139.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.43 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card ($479.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 Blackout with Window ATX Mid Tower Case ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($94.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1320.28
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-19 03:32 EDT-0400)
  3. The build made by esco_sid is a good one if you want an Intel CPU. It also has a CPU cooler, which you need for OCing (I forgot to mention that).
  4. ok thank you for the help
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