$700 gaming pc

Hi i'm 14 and trying to convince my father that a homebuilt computer is a better deal opposed to buying a prebuilt computer. As the title says my budget is $700 dollars. This is the build my brother suggested that i should make. Any input would be appreciated, thanks.

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: (Hopefully in the next 2-3 weeks) BUDGET RANGE: ($700 after rebates)

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: (Gaming, Video editing, watching HD videos)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS)


PARTS PREFERENCES: ( Whatever gives the best bang for the buck.)
OVERCLOCKING: (Maybe) SLI OR CROSSFIRE: (No, unless i can fit it in my budget)



Core i5 750 Processor Boxed $150

P55-CD53 P55 Socket 1156 ATX Motherboard $115

DDR3 DDR3-1333 (PC-10666) Platinum Low Voltage Dual Channel Memory Kit (Two 2GB Memory Modules) $80

COOLER MASTER RC-690-KKN1-GP Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail $40

StealthXStream 500 Watt ATX Power Supply 35$

Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD/CD Rewritable Drive - OEM $26

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $55

SAPPHIRE 100283L Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Total: $681 before taxes and shipping

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    Build looks good. Have fun.
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