New Mid-High Gaming Computer build..Need advice

Approximate Purchase Date: Today

Budget Range: $730, After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country: U.S.A

Parts Preferences:I would like to use an AMD CPU & Gigabyte mobo , Antec PSU , EVGA GTX 550Ti .. etc

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050

Additional Comments: This is my first try and I'm not sure if there would be any bottleneck . Thank you
This is a link to my wishlist

CPU: AMD Phenom ii x4 965 black edition 3.4GHz
CASE: Cooler Master HAF 912 mid tower
PSU: Antec 550W
Graphics card: EVGA Geforce GTX 550Ti (Fermi)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA 970A UD3 AM3+ AMD 970 Sata 6gbs usb 3.0 atx amd
RAM: corsair vengeance 8gb
Hard drive: Western Digital Blue 500gb 7200rpm 16mb cache sata 6.0
DVD CD Rom: Asus 24x dvd burner

Need some advice on these. Thank you
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  1. You will be better off with an intel processor, which are better for gaming and saving some money on the motherboard to spend on your graphics card like a GTX 560:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($124.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($82.55 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($51.99 @ Newegg)
    Hard Drive: Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 1GB Video Card ($166.97 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($61.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($21.98 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $730.43
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
  2. Better PSU:
    Antec High Current Gamer HCG-520M 520W $65 @ NCIX US
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