New build for Friend

My friend wants to build a computer for gaming and daily use. He wants the most for his money. His max is $2000.00

He plays MMORPG's and games like Battlefield and Call of Duty and other FPS's.

I had a build for him but i would like to get it critiqued and see what i can change out to save him money or upgrade to better performing parts / quality products where i am still new at this i may have made quite some mistakes

He will not be watercooling or overclocking this PC either.

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/wOZj

CPU Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Combo or $299.99
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LE PLUS ATX LGA1155 Combo or $162.86
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Combo or $46.99
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $69.99
Samsung 840 Pro Series 64GB 2.5" SSD $99.99
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 680 2GB Combo or $479.99
Sound Card Asus Xonar DG $26.99
Case Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower $74.98
Power Supply Corsair 650W ATX12V / EPS12V $109.98
Optical Drive Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer $18.98
Monitor Samsung P2770FH 27.0" $294.98
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Full (64-bit) $99.99
Keyboard Rosewill RK-9000RE $59.99
Total: $1817.70

Any improvements / suggestions are welcomed.

I need the build to include all that is there, an optical drive with read write in CDROM/DVD/BLURAY and a nice gaming keyboard / monitor. He already has a mouse.

***Also will all these parts fit inside the case and not have have trouble onto the motherboard?
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  1. for gaming : 3570

    3770 adds nothing to game application
  2. Samsung 840 Pro Series 64GB too small

    get the 128 version :)
  3. Why is the 64gb too small haha, he just wants the SSD for the OS and main programs.
  4. treven said:
    Why is the 64gb too small haha, he just wants the SSD for the OS and main programs.

    for that budget, gettting 64 ssd is somewhat *
    OS partition grows with more cache and update, system restore and etc
    further more, ssd decrease performace at near full capacity
  5. Ok excellent, is there anything else more or less that needs looked at?
  6. instead of 680 id go for 660ti sli or 660 sli.
    when you think of it a single 680 does not do justice to a $2000 pc.
    so go sli !!
  7. ^ dude.... you run a single hd7750 and suggest people to go with 660 sli. seems legit
  8. I feel like im just going to ignore that post haha...just kidding, why do you suggest two 660ti's or 660?
  9. its because two 660 in sli would cost you about $500 or so but the performance would be much faster than a single 680. its a good value for money while 680 is not good value
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