I want to build a gaming PC Under $800. Thoughts on my choices?

I am mostly looking to play Guild Wars 2, Battlefield 3, Skyrim but not limited to those. So far this is what i have decided on.

CASE - Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129042

MOTHERBOARD - ASUS M5A97 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131767

CPU - AMD FX-4170 Zambezi 4.2GHz (4.3GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4170FRGUBOX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819106009

GPU - SAPPHIRE 100355L Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102998

PSU - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020

MEMORY - Crucial Ballistix sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model BLS2KIT4G3D1609DS1S00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148544

HARDRIVE - Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148442

CD/DVD - SAMSUNG Internal DVD Writer 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 22X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 24X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM Black SATA Model SH-222BB/RSBS
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151255

I plan to add another hardrive later.
Total so far with shipping is $778.86 from newegg.com
I am just looking for opinions/experience with any thing i've listed. Just any kind of insight or if i'm good to go i'll just place the order. I am new, so please if something isn't good let me know why and what to look for.
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  1. Personally I would swap out the FX-4170 and 970 Mobo with these -

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115077

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157303

    I feel they will yield better performance overall.
  2. i don't mean to be rude, but what makes you think those two will perform better? And also i was considering getting the FX-6100? I'd rather have a cpu that will last longer than have a tad bit of a performance increase. If it's a large increase then i will definitely consider it!
  3. Actually i've looked up all the benchmarks and i've decided to just go with theintel i5-3450 and the ASrock motherboard you linked
  4. Great choice! :) They will definitely out-last the AMD counterpart.
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