Advice re: gaming build ~$1000

Hello,

I've been meaning to build my first system for while now. I finally have the funds and time. Here are my thoughts on components. Please critique where its needed. Keep in mind its the Canadian newegg site and CND$.
Cheers! Many thanks!

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16819115072

Mobo: ASRock P67 EXTREME4 (B3) ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16813157229

GPU: MSI Radeon HD 6950 R6950 Twin Frozr II OC Video Card
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16814127562

Memory: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16820231428

Power: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16817139005

Optical: ASUS 24X DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16827135204

HDD: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16822136284

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 922 RC-922M-KKN1-GP Black Computer Case
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16811119197
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  1. get the newer version of that psu in 750w so you have the option of adding another 6950 later (only $5 more anyways):
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139021&Tpk=tx%20750

    this hdd is just as good if not better:
    http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185&Tpk=f3%201tb

    great build
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