My first computer build

Hey guys, this is the first computer im planning on build and and before i buy all the parts i wanted to get somebody's input. These will all the parts ill be getting except a few other things such as standoffs which i haven't listed.But the total cost is listed at the bottom. Can i get some thought on the build on how i can lower the price and tips on building it. Anything will be greatly appreciated. :)

-Processor AMD Phenom II X4 965 AM3 3.4Ghz $110

-Fan COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO $35

-Powersupply OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W $57

-Video Card GIGABYTE GV-R787OC-2GD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 $280

-DVD drive ASUS 24X DVD Burner $19

-Case COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case $70

--Motherboard ASRock 970 Extreme3 Socket AM3+ 970 ATX AMD

-Operating system MS Window 7, 64-bit

-RAM Kingston 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 $44

-Harddrive Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive $100

Total $805
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    The best building tips I can give here are to read your manuals that come with the parts (mobo manual should be next to you for reference while building). Also, watch this video which is rather well done
    Ask specific questions if you are unsure of anything, better to ask the question than to risk ~$800
    Your parts list looks good, give yourself plenty of time and, most important (IMO), have fun.
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