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~$650 PC just need someone to take a look

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May 29, 2012 4:00:06 AM

I am building a PC for a friend on a budget. I picked out these parts fairly quickly, but I think its a pretty fair build.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/94j6
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/94j6/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/94j6/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-2300 2.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock H61ICAFE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($72.55 @ Newegg)
Memory: A-Data XPG Gaming Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Western Digital Scorpio Black 250GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 550 Ti 1GB Video Card ($99.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Antec 520W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($63.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Acer S201HLbd 60Hz 20.0" Monitor ($99.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: Logitech MK120 Wired Slim Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($16.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $772.45
(Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-05-28 23:58 EDT-0400)

I can't go any higher on the price. Are there any compatibility issues here and are there any parts I should swap out without breaching the $800 mark? Thanks!

*Edit- Sorry I realize its about a ~$550 build. Typo in the title.

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May 29, 2012 4:01:25 AM

Good build!
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May 29, 2012 4:39:53 AM

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