Looking for opinions/critiques

Ok, I think I did some decent homework on this since I haven't built a system in over 6 yrs.

I'd like the opinions on this build, if you would be so kind!

MOBO: ASRock Z77 Pro4 m Micro AtX (LGA1155)

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220

Memory: 2x4GB Crucial DDR3-1866 MHz

Power Supply: Cooler Master RS620-SPM 2E3-US

GPU: ASUS Geforce GTX 650 Ti

HDD: Western Digital WD1002 FAEX

Case: Fractal Design "Define R4" (Black Pearl)

I wanted to bring it home for under $800 and did so @ ~750. I'm going to install Windows 7 Ultimate as well. I was shooting for a decent mid level gaming rig with some good multitasking capabilities for work. This looks like it will do the job. Any recommendations would be most welcome!


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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($199.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($279.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.52 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($88.53 @ Amazon)
    Total: $790.58
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-05 11:35 EST-0500)

    You could do whatever you need to do with this rig.
  2. First of all thanks for the quick reply, cball. And I must say that's some pretty clever price shifting. Keeping the dollars within 5% of my goal and really beefing up the CPU and GPU! Nicely done! You're hired!

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