900$ Gaming Build Help

Hey guys, first time build here, I'm graduating from highschool soon and have some spare money from work / graduation gift and decided i'd like to build a gaming rig. I've been researching a decent amount the past week and a half and picked out a possible build.

I'd like advice / suggestions / complete replacements on it, I mostly went off good product reviews but I don't really know what would be the best for performance-price with $900

Here's what I chose (feel free to say blahblah this sucks not even compatible lol n00b etcetc), just help me out:

CASE: COOLER MASTER HAF 922
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119197

PROCESSOR: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

MOTHERBOARD: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131647

GPU: SAPPHIRE 100314SR Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102909

PSU: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139005

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

HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5"
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185

CD / DVD: ASUS Black 24X
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

CPU COOLER: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212
- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

Total: $863


Form for additional helpz;


Approximate Purchase Date: <7 days


Budget Range: $900 or less


System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Web Surfing, Light video editing in sony vegas, some graphics in Photoshop CS5, Watching movies


Parts Not Required: Have all the accessories picked out, just not the computer itself (Picked out monitor/keyboard/OS/mouse/thermal paste/etc)


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: www.newegg.com


Country of Origin: US


Parts Preferences: No preference really, I just want the best bang for my buck and reliable products.


Overclocking: Maybe, don't really know too much about it, but most likely not, i'd like some room for it just to have the option, but not something dependent on OCing, if you catch my drift.


SLI or Crossfire: No preference


Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080


Thanks again. <:
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  1. That Asus 870 is not recommended for multi GPU due to being 16/4 when both it's PCIex16 gen 2.0 lanes are populated and for far less u could actually land HD 6950 2GB and CFable hehe

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  2. ^ I second that build
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