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Trying to build my first computer. Help and some advice.

I want to make a computer that will allow me to play video games like Steam and emulators (pscx2 and mame32) I want it to run certain programs like unity3d, blender3d, and other drawing software. My brother does more programming than I do so I would like to include that too.
Here's the build I got from my first post!
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/F2PsnQ
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  1. Hey try I changed the graphics card to something a bit more powerful

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Pentium G3220 3.0GHz Dual-Core Processor ($54.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($43.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R7 265 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Guardian 921 RB ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $526.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 14:27 EDT-0400)

    BF4 Benchmarks 50+ fps in ultra settings
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r7-265-review,3748-3.html
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    Actually, since blender3d can only use nvidia cards right now, your build is probably good as it is. Unless you can go to the GTX660 which is $50 more, but might bottleneck your g3220 to.
    http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/150685-r7-270x-or-gtx-750-ti/

    Edit: So with that said, I just upgraded your CPU a bit to a model than can make use of ddr3-1600 ram. The g3220 could only use up to ddr3-1333.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Pentium G3420 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor ($69.99 @ Mwave)
    Motherboard: MSI H81M-P33 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($43.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Guardian 921 RB ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Mwave)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ NCIX US)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($102.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $539.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-09 14:39 EDT-0400)
  3. Okay. Great!
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