$500 - $700 CAD cheapo gaming build, help needed

I'm thinking about building myself a rig for the first time to replace my aged current PC. I'm on a fairly tight budget and I do some moderate gaming (TF2, Dirt 2, Left 4 Dead 2, etc. No Crysis or anything like that for me). I've put together a list of parts from various online reccomendations and Newegg reviews.

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APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Not sure, maybe in the next month (?) BUDGET RANGE: 500 - 700 CAD Before Rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: gaming, working (so not being very loud)

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg.ca
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Canada

OVERCLOCKING: Yes, to get the most out of my money SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024

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Cheap case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811164093

Cooler Master 460W PSU
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171028

Cheap disc drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118032

7200 RPM 320 GB Hard disk
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136074

Phenom II X2 550
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103680

Freezer 7 Pro
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186134

MSI GF615M-P33
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130243

Kingston 4GB DDR3
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134792

HD 4850 (I'm still debating between the 4850 or the 4670 because of the low resolution that I play on.)
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131162

Do these parts seem to work for my purpose? Are there any issues with the choicing?

Thanks in advance!
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  1. For Almost the same price you could get a AMD Athlon II x4 620 2.6ghz $109.99 (Quad Core)
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103706&Tpk=amd%20athlon%20ii%20x4%20620

    Or you could get the AMD Athlon II X2 Regor 250 3.0ghz $78.99
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103681&cm_re=regor-_-19-103-681-_-Product


    Unless your planning on unlocking all four cores on the Phenom II x2 550
    and if you could scavenger some more money id get a better graphics card
    for around 25bucks more you could get a HD 4860 1gb GDDR5
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102866&Tpk=4860

    Its your computer so you could do what ever you prefer with it
    Also since you are planing on playing new games like L4D2 and DiRT 2 id recommend a 5000 series card like the 5750 or 5770.

    Hope this helps and best regards
  2. Thanks for the tip on the 250. That seems like a better choice than the 550. I've been reading the Newegg reviews and they say the stock cooler is more than adequate to overclock to 3.5 GHz. Is skipping the aftermarket cooler a good choice?
  3. well i recently built a system for my friend with the 250 and on idle the stock cooler keeps its at anywere from 27c -30c when he plays games it gets to the mid 40's but if plan on overclocking just get a after market cooler like the Freezer 7 pro you mentioned if you plan on overclocking high near 4ghz. I got to 3.6ghz on my Phenom II x4 940 on the stock cooler at around 40c idle on stock cooler and
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