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Is this build good for recording HD gaming and video editing?

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CRfmmG I saw an article for a GPU that looks a little better than the one that I chose. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car... The Radeon R9 290 for $400 seems nice. Should I get that instead of the Invidia GeForce GTX 770? I want to know what else I could do to make it better. This is my first build so bear with me.
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  1. It would be effective, but horribly inefficient. The FX-9K series is a hot, mobo-stressing power hog. I'd choose an Intel i7 instead. You don't need a 1000W PSU, but would need 750W for the AMD vs. 650W for the Intel.
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    With that money, I'd go with an i7 build.

    If you do go with the 9590, just go with an fx 8350 or 8320 instead and overclock it.

    At the price of that gtx 770, I think you can probably get a decent r9 290 for around the same price.

    Go with a 7200 RPM hard drive instead of a 5400RPM one.

    Something like this might be a bit better, at least for an AMD build. With the budget you have, you can fit in an SSD.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($149.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($129.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: PNY XLR8 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($133.96 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Sandisk Solid State Drive 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Micro Center)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($359.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case ($162.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($88.78 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($26.97 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1253.63

    This build would be better though:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($304.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z97 EXTREME4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($130.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: PNY XLR8 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($133.96 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Sandisk Solid State Drive 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Toshiba 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($74.99 @ Micro Center)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($359.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Trooper ATX Full Tower Case ($162.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($88.78 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($26.97 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1418.63
  3. Too much money on the case, but otherwise either of those would definitely be better. Do consider whether or not you really need 16GB of RAM, because using 8GB would knock the price down some.
    The Gigabyte Windforce cooler is very good; effective but quiet.
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