Review my build

Building a new system to run Lightroom 3. Little to no gaming. Decided to go AMD primarily due to price. Wanted to be between $500 and $600 but that doesn't look it will work out.

Note....already have Powersupply and HD for system.

Selected memory by using Crucial configuration program. Checked cosair and G Skill but couldnt find memory specific to the board.

Need suggestion for single video card.

ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Item #: N82E16827135204

Antec Six Hundred Black Computer Case ******Alternate Antec 300 Case
Item #: N82E16811129079

ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Item #: N82E16813157198

Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model CT2KIT51264BA1339
Item #: N82E16820148347

AMD Phenom II X6 1075T Thuban 3.0GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT75TFBGRBOX
Item #: N82E16819103858
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy
Protect Your Investment (expand for options)
Rosewill RCX-TC060PRO Thermal Compound
Item #: N82E16835200059
Return Policy: Consumable Item Refund Only Return Policy

Subtotal: $530.95
514.22 after final discounts
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  1. It is very do-able. Try this.

    AMD 1075T and ASRock 880GXH/USB3 $266.99

    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 $124.99

    One of these ODD/CASE combos (~$62):

    Total should be just about $450.

    If you are set on the Antec 300, its only $10/20 more.

    Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Compound +$9.99 (not really needed but recommended over the stock compound)

    If you plan to OC then this is recommended for $30 more.
    Hyper 212+ CPU Cooler +$30

    The IGP should be enough power for a work PC but if you insist on a discrete GPU, this is a good deal for your budget.
    XFX HD-567X-ZNF3 Radeon HD 5670 1GB $79.99 after $20 mail-in rebate

    If you get one of the listed cases, the CPU cooler, the discrete GPU and the thermal compound, the total will be around $575. Trade out the case combo for the Antec 300 and it will be just under $600.
  2. Any other motherboard options that could be recommended.
  3. I like the UDx series from Gigabyte as well as Asus M4 series. There are about 5 or 6 from Gigabyte and 10 or 12 from Asus all with different feature sets. You just find the one that has exactly what you need.
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