Help with picking my build.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/qlsK[1] This is my current build, but I need help picking out a motherboard. Also, will all of these fit in the case and are they compatible with each other? My budget is somewhere around $800. Thank you.
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  1. Here's a little revision with the motherboard.
    I added RAM too since you didn't list one. If you have it already, feel free to just drop it.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($31.64 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $787.96
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-30 21:46 EST-0500)

    Btw, do you live near a Microcenter?
  2. excella1221 said:
    Here's a little revision with the motherboard.
    I added RAM too since you didn't list one. If you have it already, feel free to just drop it.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($119.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($38.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($31.64 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($17.89 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $787.96
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-30 21:46 EST-0500)

    Btw, do you live near a Microcenter?

    I don't live near a Microcenter. By the way, is 1tb alot of storage? Would you reccomend that I get 500gb?
  3. Check out my $650 build here:
    http://www.squidoo.com/electronicandmore#module146695821
    Swap the FX-6300 for the FX-8320 ($30):
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113285
    Swap the 7870 for the 7950 (+$70):
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006
    Total: $720

    Better graphics card, low price and the build can still overclock.

    Also you should note in games utilizing a better GPU is more important than a better CPU. The FX-8320 is a great chip that performs great, especially a great improvement over the FX-8150 from the Bulldozer generation.

    Here's the proof:
    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2055/6/
    http://www.legitreviews.com/article/2055/5/
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