First build help

I was thinking about doing a build using these pieces. Its my first build and am not really that sure how compatible these are. Any suggestions are welcomed thanks.

processor: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX - Retail
Mobo: ASUS M4A78 Plus AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.303790 =$224.99

Case: XCLIO Blackhawk Black Finish 0.8 mm SECC / ABS Plastic ATX Full Tower Extreme Cooling Computer Case - Retail
PSU: XCLIO GREATPOWER X14S4P4 750W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.303751 = $185.98

HDD:
SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD103UJ 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152102 = $84.99

GPU: HIS H585F1GDG Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161302&cm_re=hd_5850-_-14-161-302-_-Product =$314.99

Memory:
CORSAIR DOMINATOR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Desktop Memory Model CMD4GX2M2A1066C5
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145256 =$104.99

Total = $915.94

Are there any problems anyone notices with this configuration or ways to up the performance without spending too much more. Thanks again for all your help
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  1. GreatPower is a tier-2 PSU. Excellent choice.

    The mobo is crap though. I'd spend a bit more for a SB750 chipset.

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    AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDZ955FBGIBOX - Retail
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    Brand AMD
    Processors Type Desktop
    Series Phenom II X4
    Model HDZ955FBGIBOX
    CPU Socket Type
    CPU Socket Type Socket AM3
    Tech Spec
    Core Deneb
    Multi-Core Quad-Core
    Name Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition
    Operating Frequency 3.2GHz
    Hyper Transports 4000MHz
    L2 Cache 4 x 512KB
    L3 Cache 6MB
    Manufacturing Tech 45 nm
    64 bit Support Yes
    Hyper-Transport Support Yes
    Virtualization Technology Support Yes
    Voltage 0.875V - 1.5V
    Thermal Design Power 125W
    Cooling Device Heatsink and Fan included
    Manufacturer Warranty
    Parts 3 years limited
    Labor 3 years limited

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    ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail newegg

    2. ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
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    Model
    Brand ASUS
    Model M4A79XTD EVO
    Supported CPU
    CPU Socket Type AM3
    CPU Type Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series
    FSB 2600MHz Hyper Transport (5200 MT/s)
    Chipsets
    North Bridge AMD 790X
    South Bridge AMD SB750
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots 4×240pin
    Memory Standard DDR3 1800(O.C.) / 1600 / 1333 / 1066
    Maximum Memory Supported 16GB
    Channel Supported Dual Channel
    Expansion Slots
    PCI Express 2.0 x16 2 (one x16 or dual x8 link)
    PCI Express x1 2
    PCI Slots 2
    Storage Devices
    PATA 1 x ATA133 2 Dev. Max
    SATA 3Gb/s 7
    SATA RAID 0/1/5/10/JBOD
    Onboard Video
    Onboard Video Chipset None
    Onboard Audio
    Audio Chipset VIA VT1708S
    Audio Channels 8 Channels
    Onboard LAN
    LAN Chipset Realtek 8112L
    Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
    Rear Panel Ports
    PS/2 2
    USB 1.1/2.0 8 x USB 2.0
    IEEE 1394 1 x IEEE 1394a
    eSATA 1 x eSATA 3Gb/s
    S/PDIF Out 1 x Optical
    Audio Ports 6 Ports
    Onboard USB
    Onboard USB 2 x USB connectors (4 ports)
    Onboard 1394
    Onboard 1394 1x 1394a
    Physical Spec
    Form Factor ATX
    Dimensions 12.0" x 9.6"
    Power Pin 24 Pin
    Features
    Features New-Gen. 8+2 Phase Power Design
    EPU
    TurboV
    Turbo Key
    ASUS Anti-Surge Protection
    Support ATI CrossFireX technology



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    1. AMD HDZ955FBGIBOX: $165.00

    2. ASUS M4A79XTD EVO: $119.99

    Combo Discount: -$20.00
    Combo Price: $264.99
    $10.00 Mail-In Rebate Card pdf
    Price After Mail-In Rebate(s): $254.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.303822

    And get a cheaper ram kit. This:

    OCZ Gold Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G10664GK - Retail

    * Cas Latency: 7
    * Timing: 7-7-7-16
    * Voltage: 1.5V – 1.6V
    * Your Price:$79.99

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227346&cm_re=ddr3_4gb-_-20-227-346-_-Product

    Practically no change to your total price, but this mobo is the envy of every overclocker.
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