Is this a decent $1000 build?

This is my first time building a computer and is this build good enough for games like Call of Duty: Black Ops and upcoming Battlefield 3 on decent graphics?

CPU: Intel i5 2500K 3.3 GHz

RAM: Patriot Viper Xtreme Series DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)

Video Card: Two XFX Radeon HD 6870 CrossfireX

Motherboard: P8P67 ASUS ATX

Power Supply: Thermaltake Toughpower 775W 80 Plus Bronze Certified

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6GB/s 32MB Cache 3.5"

Case: Rosewill Challenger ATX Gaming Case

Optical Drive: LG CD/DVD Burner

Is it decent for the cost? :heink:
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  1. Yes!

    Looks like a nice system - you should be good to go. I'd personally add a Hyper 212+ cooler as well. (Or another CPU cooler - the stock Intel one is fine, but you better overclock if you're buying the K version of the 2500...)
  2. Change out that board for something that can run dual x8 pci-e slots.

    Thermaltake is not the best brand for power supplies but it should get the job done. I would get a corsair, seasonic, xfx, silverstone, or antec.
    These would be my top choices:

    Here is a slightly better DVD drive for the same price:

    I would get this ram for cheaper and since it is lower voltage you should be able to reach the same timings as the sticks that you picked:

    And I would go with the samsung f3 from amazon for the same price as that seagate drive and don't worry about it not being sata 6.0GB/s second because mechanical drives can't even saturate a 3.0GB/s connection.
  3. I have one lone suggestion. A different case.
    Don't get me wrong the challenger is an excellent case, I've used one. However I would get the HAF 912: It's a bit roomier, and has much better cable management. My biggest complaint with the challenger is no room for cable management.
  4. +1 for a better case.

    This is what I found for a M/B closest to the same price but with better features:
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