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My First Build--Help Please!

Hi, I am going to be building my first desktop and I would just like some advice about what parts to use. I will be using the desktop for gaming, entertainment, and internet browsing. I am looking to spend about $750 on the entire system excluding the monitor. Here are the parts that I have in mind:

CPU: Intel Core i5-750 Lynnfield 2.66GHz $190
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115215&cm_re=intel_core_i5_750-_-19-115-215-_-Product


Mobo
: ASUS P7P55D LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard $135
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=13-131-404&SortField=0&SummaryType=0&Pagesize=10&PurchaseMark=&SelectedRating=-1&VideoOnlyMark=False&VendorMark=&IsFeedbackTab=true&Page=2#scrollFullInfo


Psu: OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W $50 after MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341022&Tpk=ocz%20fatal1ty


Memory: CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM $78
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145260&cm_re=corsair_ddr3-_-20-145-260-_-Product


Video Card
: XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770 (Juniper XT) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 $125 after MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150447


Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST31000528AS 1TB 7200 RPM Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive $75
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148433&cm_re=seagate_barracuda_1tb_7200-_-22-148-433-_-Product


Case: COOLER MASTER Storm Scout $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196&cm_re=cooler_master_scout-_-11-119-196-_-Product

OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (I already have this--got it from school for a discount!)


Total: $743
I already have an optical drive, mouse, and keyboard. I am open to suggestions, thanks!
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  1. I'm not really sure if all my components are compatible with each other. Will that Mobo support the memory that I have listed up there, and will it support the video card as well?
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