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New system build, need advice on a few things.

Hey guys, i am sorry if I posted this and have broken any rules. If I posted in the wrong place feel free to close the thread. I am new here.
Anyway, onto my issue:
My current rig, which I ordered in 2008-2009 from cyberpower (prebuilt, custom choice)has an
MSI-X58 platinum MB,
Intel Core i7 920 (first gen)
7gig ddr3 ram (off brands)
Nvidia Geforce 9800gt.
Xion 580watt PSU
basic set of Hard drives, Harddrive 1 = 465g(c:) hard drive 2 = 298g (d:)
Mid Tower metal case (cant think of the name)
Anyway it's a basic gaming set-up, I have never had an issue with this set-up, it has always run well, it's still running strong but I just want to jump into building my own now, more up to date for the fun of the challenge and the reward of my build. Kind of a pride thing. the intel i7 920 was a good one for first gen, but im looking to build a new rig that's more up-to date. With 4th gen intel, a Z97 chipset 1150 LGA motherboard, etc.


I ordered this motherboard http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K2MAU5Q/ref=psdc_1048424_t1_B00K2MASE4 Asus-297-A
Any thoughts or opinions on that is welcome but my true question as of now has to do with my storage. I plan to use an SSD to install my OS on and one or two games I play for faster booting/loading times.
What is a good SSD that would work well with this motherboard? I am planning on a 240gig or 128gig since I will only have my OS on it and one game. I play World of Warcraft .Seeing as ill just be using the OS and WoW as my game, would a 128g be ok? Any advice, tips or information is welcome. I plan on putting all of my music and such on an HDD for my primary storage device.

My graphics card upgrade : Nvidia Geforce GTX760
PSU : Corsair CXseries 750watt Bronze Rated 750 watt
CPU : Haven't decided yet, the first gen intel i7 920 was great but I can't afford a 4th gen i7 so I was looking at the 4th gen i5's, people say they would be better and more responsive than my old set-up anyway, but I just want to make sure im not downgrading myself on my CPU. So any opinions on this would be helpful too. I was looking at the intel i5-4460 LGA 1150.
Ram: Corsair Vengence 2x4gig (8gig) total (FOR NOW)
MB: Asus Z97-A (linked above)
Case : NZXT Guardian RB (Mid tower w/ LED temp load outs)
Storage : 1TB HDD and either a 128g or 240g SSD (Main question on the SSD and what would work with my MB choice)
Mouse/keyboard : Picked out already, Razor Nagam etc.

Thanks for any advice, point-outs, opinions on my thread. Again if this is posted in the wrong section please let me know, and sorry that my grammar is so bad. This is kind of sloppy, but im handling a newborn at the moment so im kind of all over the place in everything I type atm haha.
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  1. Whats your max budget?
  2. 650 dollars is the maximum i'd like to go. But honestly if I must i'll go 700. So far i've spent 146 on the Moboard. 65 on my case, 85 on my PSU , already have my keyboard/mouse have an optic drive and I have the Nvidia GTX760 video card. Main components missing are the Storage SSD/HD the corsair vengence Ram, and my CPU
  3. Best answer
    I just woke up.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($164.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Asus H81M-D PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($44.49 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Team Zeus Yellow 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $268.47
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-02 09:59 EST-0500
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