Near total system rebuild.

Hello and thank you in advance for taking the time to read this and replying. I apologize for any horrific newbishness. Ive had the same system for around 5 years or so and I would like to build a new rig salvaging what I can from the old. Ill be updating the older components as the money frees up. I have updated GPUS and installed aftermarket cooling as far as hardware goes and obviously I`m pretty green at this. I would like to know first off of any compatibility issues with the below components as well as any power issues I may need to resolve. I will be keeping my media drives and soundcard an AudigyZ2S, as well as a GPU I upgraded to about a year and a half ago or so; a Sapphire Radeon HD 4870. I will also be keeping unless it needs replaced a Enermax 600watt powersupply. The new components as are follows:

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Western Digital RE4 250GB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Enterprise Hard Drive 64MB Cache (I specifically chose a small but fast hd as this will be a poormans gaming rig. If I`m mistaken in this decision please let me know.)

ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor

Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Again thank you for your time and feedback. Also any suggestions for further upgrades would be appreciated. i.e. gpu, ram, etc.
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  1. Hello fenriswolf616;

    Can you get the model number of that Enermax 600W PSU for us?

    You would not notice the performance difference between that WD RE4 250GB $70 and the WD Caviar Blue 500GB @ $40. In a budget build - take the WD Blue 500GB HDD.

    ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 790X @ $109 a/r vs ASRock 870 EXTREME3 AM3 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard @ $90 Compare the features and also compare the customer Feedback from people who bought and own those boards.
  2. Also list for us the specific details like the other items you're keeping.
    For example: DVD burner SATA model
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