I've been here once for advice and everyone helped me out a ton but now im back and need some more advice. after looking at benchmarks i've realized that the intel i5 is much better than the AMD phenom II X4 965 and it would cost me $10 less. i've changed everything in my parts to work with my new CPU choice but i want a second opinion. I'm going to be using this for gaming and maybe some photo editing, money is an issue and i dont want to spend much more than what i've budgeted out.
I know that the GPU is over powered when compared to the rest of the computer but i want a computer that i wont have to upgrade in a long time, i'll be buying this around christmas so the prices for it will be lower by that time. after i build the computer then i'll slowly buy aftermarket coolers and fans and then i might overclock it by a bit.
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Your links are all screwed up, make it a bit trickier to check parts.
The 500GB WD drives run 2 250GB platters vs the samsung F3's single 500GB platter which will make it faster. They also tend to be cheaper.
Im not sure which antec 850 watt PSU you are considering but the 750TX from corsair has plenty for two cards and should save you a bunch.
Definitely swap that PSU out, the CP-850 is a special CPX form factor that will only fit into a few select full tower cases like the antec 1200. You can get an EA750 which will still provide plenty of power but will cost less http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371026&Tpk=EA750 the 750 tx seems to have increased in price for canadians lately so it is no longer cheaper.