First build looking for feedback

So this is my first time building a computer. I've put this together, I plan on running Adobe's CS5 suite on here fairly often, and possibly doing some gaming. I've kept the price down to around $600.

I'm going to be running Windows 7, and all the parts are coming from newegg. Any feedback or suggestions on any of the parts i have would be great. As I say i'm pretty much a total novice and don't want to forget anything important or overlook anything.

CPU AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX

MOBO: BIOSTAR A880GU3 AM3 AMD 880G USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

PSU: RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-530SS 530W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular LED

GPU: GIGABYTE GV-N450OC-1GI GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP

DVD: ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM
Case: COOLER MASTER Elite 341 RC-341C-KKN1-GP Black Steel MicroATX Mid Tower Computer Case
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  1. Hmm is Microcenter an option open to you?
  2. I wouldn't be able to do store pick up.
  3. Best answer
    Hmm ok how about


    $165AR 1GB/256bit Palit GTX 460 Sonic

    $603AR in total
  4. Ah good idea bettering the video card. I'm struggling to find these combos on their site though. And what does the "AR" mean after the dollar amounts?
  5. AR = After Rebates

    955BE +880G Giga + 7200.12 1tb + GSkill 4GB DDR3 1600 combo
  6. Best answer selected by carmena12.
  7. Thank you, I'm ordering now.
  8. Yep happy shopping and u are welcomed ^^
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