$1000 gaming system

Need to know if this build would work. Any advices and suggestions are welcome.

Approximate Purchase Date: This week.

Budget Range: $1000 or less

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, leisure use.

Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, monitor, speaker.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Microcenter

Overclocking: If I can learn how to.

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1440 x 900

Additional Comments: A quiet build preferably.

Case : AXP Gaming Series AXP300 Classic Mid Tower Case $39.99

Motherboard : M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 Socket AM3 890 ATX AMD Motherboard $144.99

Processor : Phenom II X4 Quad-Core Processor 955 Black Edition Boxed $129.99

RAM : Vengeance Series 4GB DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) CL9 Desktop Memory Module $56.99

Hard Drive : Caviar Black 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive WD1002FAEX - OEM $94.99

PSU : Gaming Series 700 Watt High Performance ATX Power Supply $99.99

DVD Read/Write : AD-7260S 24X SATA Internal DVD Burner - OEM $17.99

Video Card : ATi Radeon HD 6950 2048MB GDDR5 PCIe 2.1 x16 Video Card HD695ACNFC $334.99

Sound Card : Sound Blaster Audigy SE PCI Sound Card $29.99

Total price with tax : $1,028.28
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  2. Thanks for the suggestion, though I don't really trust myself to build my own computer.
    So I wanted to just buy everything from microcenter and pay them to build it.
  3. Best answer selected by frozenfaint.
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