Can you Critic my $500 Gaming build

Ok so I did my research and I came up with this build, besides the power supply, case, and maybe the graphics card i'm pretty happy with it. I do want to know if there are any improvements I can make though without raising the price more than say $10.

MOBO- ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard - $59.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157176


CPU- AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1GHz Socket AM3 95W Triple-Core Desktop Processor ADX445WFGMBOX - $77.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103872


RAM- G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL - $91.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231277


GPU- SAPPHIRE 100287L Radeon HD 5670 (Redwood) 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ATI Eyefinity - $64.99 after $10 rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102870

Case- I need a recommendation please - $30-40

PSU - OCZ ModXStream Pro OCZ600MXSP 600W ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply compatible with core i7 - $49.99 - after $20 rebate


Optical Drive- undecided - $20

HDD- Western Digital WD5001AALS Caviar Black Hard Drive - 500GB, 7200 rpm, 32MB, SATA-3G - $54.99
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136283&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-RSSDailyDeals-_-na-_-na&AID=10521304&PID=1633345&SID=


Total - about $465

I need advice on what case to get for $30-40 and a cheap optical drive link would be great.
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  1. NEVER GET ROSEWILL PSUS is that in your mind yet? Here lemme say it again, NEVER GET ROSEWILL PSUS clear? ok ;)

    They just... go boom boom..

    Looks good to me... links would really help.

    PSU Choices,
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341017&cm_re=600w-_-17-341-017-_-Product

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171036&cm_re=coolermaster_600w-_-17-171-036-_-Product
    (i would go for this one) It got a 9 on jhonny guru.. just for value, but its on sale RIGHT NOW, go get it.
  2. Thanks I edited my post and I actually had your PSU link on my desktop but if I get that I need a good $30-40 case to keep the budget. Links added to post.
  3. Replied in your other thread but here is a cheap nice case http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146061
  4. I would suggest switching the hard drive to the Samsung spinpoint F3. It's a bit faster, and a little cheaper.
    http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=HD-HD502HJ&src=FR&pid=684ad7d44d448c8c8e5f3d3f1d01ac31ca5cc7ebb95490e30af6e150e95e97f6

    Here's a good DVD burner.
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106334
  5. Here is what I was gonna go with based off of recommendations from posts and combo deals

    Case & DVD Combo

    HDD & PSU Combo
  6. imaurer269 said:
    Here is what I was gonna go with based off of recommendations from posts and combo deals

    Case & DVD Combo

    HDD & PSU Combo

    Both good choices.
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