Does this look like a good budget build?

This PC isn't for me. I'm putting together a list to see what kind of build I may want to do for my brother. Here's what it looks like so far.

[PCPartPicker part list]( / [Price breakdown by merchant](

**CPU** | [Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor]( | $113.89 @ OutletPC
**CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master GeminII M4 58.4 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler]( | $36.88 @ OutletPC
**Motherboard** | [ASRock H97M-ITX/AC Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard]( | $62.98 @ Newegg
**Memory** | ( | $32.99 @ Newegg
**Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive]( | $58.89 @ OutletPC
**Video Card** | [EVGA GeForce GTX 960 2GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card]( | $169.99 @ NCIX US
**Case** | [Fractal Design Define Nano S Mini ITX Desktop Case]( | $64.99 @ NCIX US
**Power Supply** | [EVGA SuperNOVA GS 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply]( | $79.99 @ Amazon
| *Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts* |
| Total (before mail-in rebates) | $670.60
| Mail-in rebates | -$50.00
| **Total** | **$620.60**
| Generated by [PCPartPicker]( 2016-03-29 19:09 EDT-0400 |

Do you think that i3 might be a problem in the future? Or is this all ok?
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    That is a very good budget build. By the time the i3 is an issue, you can get a a faster replacement for cheap. If you have another 20-30 to throw at it, the the 4gb super clocked versoin of your video card will handle games with lots of textures a little more smoothly (such as Fallout 4).
  2. Yeah, spending a bit more for 4GB version of the 960 seems fine. It's something that I could do.
  3. You do not need the additional cooler.
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