My first build (around 1000 dollars)

So I'm relatively new to this stuff and just put together a decent gaming computer. I plan on buying it in a week and I feel like im overspending on things or maybe I just dont have the right stuff.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=18246745

can you give it a look and let me know if I can improve something on a performance/price basis?

thanks
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    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.805911
    Asrock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 $122
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271
    Antec 650w $75
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371044&Tpk=650w%20eaTpk=850w%20raidmax
    Diamond 7970 3GB $550
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103201
    Nova 2 60GB $85 ($10 MIR)
    http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-2-5-Inch-Solid-Drives-CSSD-V60GB2/dp/B0057A5RA6%3FSubscriptionId%3D19BAZMZQFZJ6G2QYGCG2%26tag%3Dsquid1240995-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB0057A5RA6
    Corsair 400R + Seagate 500GB $165 ($10 MIR)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.812374
    Asus DVD Drive $19
    http://www.amazon.com/Asus-24xDVD%C2%B1RW-24x8x16x-48x32x48x-DRW-24B1ST/dp/B0033Z2BAQ/ref=pd_bxgy_pc_img_b
    Cooler Master Hyper 212+ $27
    http://www.amazon.com/Cooler-Master-Hyper-Sleeve-RR-B10-212P-G1/dp/B002G1YPH0%3FSubscriptionId%3D19BAZMZQFZJ6G2QYGCG2%26tag%3Dsquid1240995-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3DB002G1YPH0
    Total: $1284 before rebates

    Just a suggestion, I know it's above your budget and I don't include keyboard/speakers/mouse. But spending just a little more it's way more worth it. Mainly because you get that 7970.
    7970 vs 570
    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/508?vs=518
    It's so much better but I did have to cut back on other things, but overall I think this build would be better.
  2. I'll look that over. thanks for taking the time to help
  3. thats too expensive. I know 7970 is obviously better, but its not in my budget. I'm only using one monitor. im sure 570 will suffice
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