First Build $1k

Hello, I wanted to ask s the specs are good and if you guys can help me get the best bang for the buck here. I have read a lot in this forum so this is what i have come up with. And the thing i will like to do is this with the pc:
-Gaming 1080p
-Some designing I'm studying engineering
-and Gaming plus video and photo editing
Monitor 24" or more
I already have windows 7, hdd 1tb 3gbs, a 9800gtx+ for physics if i can use it with ati card, dvd drive.
Here my cart list in newegg i will like to keep the build in the 1000-1350 the less the better.

Case: $79.99 plus 10 mail in rebate
Monitor: $139.99
GPU: $259.99
Sound Card: $23.99 10 mail in rebate
Power Supply: $99.99 20 mail in rebate and 15% off with code so 64.99
Speakers: $89.99
Keyboard: $29.99
Mouse: $69.99
RAM: $46.99
Motherboard: $112.99
CPU: $219.99
Case Fans: 80mm $3.29, 120mm x4 $8.99 each 33.56 all
CPU fan: $46.99
Headset: $69.99
Total $1327.72 if you guys can make it better and cheaper i will love it and thx in advance.
O Games i plan to play Metro 2033, BF3 ultra setting, Skyrim, Crysis 2 new games and i will like them to be most of the time in the max setting 1920x1080p
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  1. I forgot I plan On Overclocking everything as much as possible with air cooling
  2. your headset mouse keyboard speakers and monitor are what are pushing you over the budget xD

    And do you have a HDD?
  3. Yes I have a hdd but i need that stuff do you know something better
  4. I can't really think of anything that will cut down on costs too much.
    I don't believe that the sound card is 100% necessary, and you could always just buy a cheap mouse/keyboard for the time being.
    You could probably also find a decent case for about $50. I'm not too experienced in PC building myself so I don't want to give you any bad advice.
  5. You want a Z77 board if you plan on video editing for the use of quick syn and lucid virtu. Also I would hold off on a sound card until you hear the on board sound first. Chances are you will forgo purchasing the sound card. $379.98
    ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
    Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K <----- another look at that board $44.99 FREE SHIPPING
    G.SKILL Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GAB

    And 650w psu = dual 7850's and 750w psu = dual 7870's
  6. ok thx for the advice and my video editing plan is not really heavy video editing more like fraps and some short videos anymore advice
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