$800 Gaming Build

I'm going to be buying within these two days, I just want to see if all of these will work together.

I've already bought these:

Lite-on DVD drive - $21.99
NZXT Alpha case - $59.99 -> $34.99 (after MIR)
OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ500MXSP 500W - $59.99 -> $34.99 (after MIR)
Total: $88.97

Still need: HDD, GPU, CPU, Motherboard and RAM

Here is what I propose:

Combo - CPU + Mobo + RAM $306.98

OCZ AMD Black Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Processor

SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 - $159.99

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" - $56.99
TOTAL: $612.93

I will spend the remaining money on monitor / keyboard / mouse / speakers.

1. Is the PSU enough to power all of these?
2. Is this a good deal?
3. Any other recommendations?
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  1. Get a 5850, it's really worth the extra cash. You should get the 600W model, the rebate should apply to the 600W ModXstrem too.
  2. I've already bought the PSU, will it be enough?
  3. Caviar Blue is not a performance drive. For the same price you might be able to get a Samsung F3 500GB.

    The PSU is fine for this equipment. It wont handle expanding to a second graphics card in the future.

    With an under $200 monitor you will be looking at a 1380x1050 20-22inch which will work well with a 5770. The extra $100 to jump up to a 5850 would be a better deal in price perr performance and let you run more expensive larger monitors. You have to decide what your budget can handle.
  4. Okay, samsung it is then! How's the CPU combo?
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