Need help with 1st gaming pc

this is my first time building my own pc. heres the info:

Approximate Purchase Date: next 2 weeks

Budget Range: 550-650

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming , Movies, Music, Internet

Parts Not Required: Case, Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg, TigerDirect, Anywhere else thats cheap or ships free

Country of Origin: Ma, USA

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in the future

Monitor Resolution: its going to be moving around but i need it to look good on 1080 and 720

so i already purchased the case and have the gpu pretty much picked out so based on that i need help on the rest of the components. feel free to recommend any changes to what ive picked.

Case: Thermaltake V5 Black Edition
$60($20 shipping)

Cpu: Amd Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition


Gpu: EVGA 460 1 gb Superclocked


Ram: Gskill Rip Jaws 2x 4gb


Total at $465 right now
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  3. thanks for the help guys. any thoughts on this mobo i think i might go with it and the phenom ii 955
  4. Hit that Asrock why_me linked ^^
  5. batuchka said:
    Hit that Asrock why_me linked ^^

    yea i compared it to the other one i might go with the asrock
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