New to PCs help appreciated!

I am new to this pc building and am trying my hardest to understand it all. I took a leap of faith and went straight into building one on cyberpowerpc. I was wondering what a good computer savvy community might think about my setup and everything I should change. Feedback would be very much appreciated :D

Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 Mid-Tower Gaming Case w/ Adjustable HDD Cage (Black Color)
Internal USB Extension Module: None
Neon Light Upgrade: None
Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Default case fans
Noise Reduction Technology: None
CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3770K 3.50 GHz 8MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified) [+120]
Performance Tuning Protection Plan by Intel: None
Venom Boost Fast And Efficient Factory Overclocking: Extreme OC (Extreme Overclock 20% or more) [+49]
Cooling Fan: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo Gaming Cooling Fan [+4]
Coolant for Cyberpower Xtreme Hydro Water Cooling Kits: Standard Coolant
Motherboard: [CrossFireX] MSI Z77A-G41 Intel Z77 Chipset DDR3 ATX Mainboard w/ IRST, Winki 3, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, USB3.0, SATA-III RAID, 2x PCIe X16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 2 PCIe X1 & 2 PCI [-15]
Intel Smart Response Technology for Z77: None
Memory: 8GB (4GBx2) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Vengeance)
Video Card: AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card [+256] (Major Brand Powered by AMD)
Freebies: FREE Sleeping Dogs Game Coupon
Video Card 2: None
Video Card 3: None
Power Supply Upgrade: 650 Watts - Corsair CMPSU-650TXV2 80 Plus Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready [+47]
Hard Drive: 1TB Western Digital Caviar Blue SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 7200 RPM HDD [+5] (Single Drive)
Data Hard Drive: None
Hard Drive Cooling Fan: None
External Hard Drive (USB3.0/2.0/eSATA): None
USB Flash Drive: None
Optical Drive: 24X Double Layer Dual Format DVD+-R/+-RW + CD-R/RW Drive (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: None
Sound: Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! Pro External Sound Card w/ THX TruStudio & EAX 5.0 [+31]
3D Vision Glasses: None
LCD Monitor: 24" Widescreen 1920x1080 ASUS VS247H-P LCD [+157]
2nd Monitor: None
3rd Monitor: None
Speakers: 600Watts PMPO Subwoofer Stereo Speakers [+15]
Network: Onboard Gigabit LAN Network
Keyboard: Razer Blackwidow Expert Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Mouse: None
Mouse Pad: Razer Sphex Gaming Grade Desktop Skins Mouse Pad [+13]
Gaming Gear: None
Extra Thermal Display: None
Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: None
External Wireless Network Card: None
Wireless 802.11 B/G/N Access Point: None
Bluetooth: None
Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)
Video Camera: None
Headset: Razer Banshee Starcraft II Gaming Headset + Razer Spectre Starcraft II Gaming Mouse [+89]
Cable: None
Power Protection: None
IEEE1394 Card: None
Internal USB Port: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports
USB Port: None
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium [+104] (64-bit Edition)
Media Center Remote Control & TV Tuner: None
Office Suite: None
Games: None
Ultra Care Option: Professional Wiring for All WIRING Inside The System Chassis - Minimize Cable Exposure, Maximize Airflow in Your System [+19]
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  1. Check out my signature builds :D
  2. first of all what's your budget, how much is this build, what are you planning to do with this desktop?
  3. Change to GTX 670, its cheaper and about the same performance/ a little better.
  4. Also with that CPU/Cooler remove the OC you will not get much past 4.2GHz, if you want more OC get a 2600k.
  5. dansgas1000 said:
    Change to GTX 670, its cheaper and about the same performance/ a little better.


  6. dansgas1000 said:
    Also with that CPU/Cooler remove the OC you will not get much past 4.2GHz, if you want more OC get a 2600k.

    what the hell are you talking about? with a nice decent cooler (not the crappy 212 evo) you can easily OC ivy to 4.4-4.5 which will perform equal to a i7 2600k @4.8Ghz
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