Budget Gaming Build (my first build ever)

Am currently putting together a gaming rig here are the parts:

AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition Six Core
BIOSTAR TA870U3 AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
Video Card/Graphics-
EVGA SuperClocked 01G-P3-1461-KR GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video ...
G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL9D-8GBSR1
Hard Drive
Western Digital Caviar Blue WD2500AAKX 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
CD/DVD Drive
LITE-ON Internal 24x DVD-Writer Black SATA Model iHAS324-99
RAIDMAX Hurricane ATX-248WB Black SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
Power Supply
RAIDMAX HYBRID 2 RX-730SS 730W ATX12V V2.2/ EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Modular Modular LED Power Supply

Can you please rate it 1-10 (1 being bad and 10 being best) in how good this build is for the amount of money spent on it and any suggestions of how I can better it while staying at a sub 800 usd level?

754 usd sub total and 784 with shipping and tax.


Newegg- Everything but the cpu

Microcenter- Cpu (cpus are really cheap there)

Note: Will spend 60% gaming, 20% surfing web and watching, editing, and uploading to youtube, and 20% for other (such as school)

Note 2: Peripherals are not included and if you can help me make my build cheaper without sacrificing anything too important please do not hesitate in saying how to do so and thanks!
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  1. For gaming, go with a phenom 2 4 core, something like 970 black edition would be better. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103893 .
    This processor is also 60 bucks less, which would give you the room to upgrade to http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130739, which is basically a gtx 570 with some cores locked.
  2. Hey, if you already brought the parts why would you ask for a rating? dont get the evga 560ti with the 448 cores just get a 570, it will be better. Also a tip when build...
    DONT FORCE ANYTHING! trust me i built my pc yesterday and almost broke my gtx580...
  3. He hasn't bought anything yet.
  4. Thanks by the way havent bought anything yet and I am thinking of whether to stick with amd or to go with intel possibly i3 2100 what do you guys think?
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