Need advice on First PC Build

I am hoping to soon build my first PC. These are my preferences:

Budget Range:500-650 After Rebates

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, Internet, Music,(storing) Microsoft Office

Parts Not Required: mouse, monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, amazon, bestbuy, although im open to most others

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: n/a

Overclocking: maybe when i have more experience

SLI or Crossfire: maybe later

Monitor Resolution: 1366 x 768 (720p TV HDMI capable)

Additional Comments: This is my first build, so feel free to give me advice.

CPU: AMD A10-5800K Trinity 3.8GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket FM2 100W Quad-Core Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 7660D AD580KWOHJBOX

RAM: PNY XLR8 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model MD8192KD3-1600-X9

DVD/CD/BlURAY player: LITE-ON Black 4X BD-ROM 8X DVD-ROM 32X CD-ROM SATA Internal 4X Blu-ray Reader Model iHOS104-06 - OEM

GPU: EVGA 01G-P4-3650-KR GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

Storage: Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache 2.5" SATA 3.0Gb/s with NCQ Solid State Hybrid Drive -Bare Drive

Wifi card: Rosewill RNX-N150UBE Wireless Adapter (1T1R) IEEE 802.11b/g, IEEE 802.11n Draft 2.0 USB 2.0 Up to 150Mbps Wireless Data Rates 64/128-bit WEP (Hex & ASCII), WPA/WPA2, WPA(TKIP with IEEE 802.1x)/WPA2(AES with IEEE 802.1x) XP/ Vista/ Win7

Keyboard: i-rocks KR-6401-WH WHITE 103 Normal Keys USB Wired Slim Chocolate Key Style Keyboard

Power Supply: COOLMAX ZX Series ZX-700 700W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply

MOBO: ASUS F2A55-M/CSM FM2 AMD A55 (Hudson D2) HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

Supported CPU
CPU Socket TypeFM2CPU TypeAPU (FM2 Socket)

North BridgeAMD A55 (Hudson D2)

Number of Memory Slots4×240pinMemory StandardDDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066Maximum Memory Supported64GBChannel SupportedDual Channel

Expansion Slots
PCI Express 2.0 x162 (x16/x4)PCI Express x11PCI Slots1

Storage Devices

Onboard Video
Onboard Video ChipsetNone

Onboard Audio
Audio ChipsetRealtek ALC887Audio Channels8 Channels

Onboard LAN
LAN ChipsetRealtek 8111FMax LAN Speed10/100/1000Mbps

Rear Panel Ports
PS/21 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse portVideo PortsD-Sub + DVIHDMI1 x HDMIUSB 1.1/2.04 x USB 2.0USB 3.02 x USB 3.0S/PDIF Out1 x OpticalAudio Ports6 Ports

Internal I/O Connectors
Onboard USB6 x USB 2.0Other Connectors1 x TPM connector(s)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
1 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
1 x Power Fan connector(s) (3 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s)
1 x MemOK! button(s)
1 x GPU Boost switch(es)

Physical Spec
Form FactorMicro ATXDimensions9.6" x 9.6"Power Pin24 Pin

FeaturesDIGI+ VRM - Digital Power Design for the APU

GPU BOOST - Go to the Limit with iGPU Level Up!

USB 3.0 Boost - Faster USB 3.0 Transmission with UASP(170%)

Network iControl - Real-time Network Bandwidth Control

MemOK! - Any Memory is A-OK!

Windows 8 Ready - Assured Compatibility

Case: BrandCOOLER MASTERSeriesElite 430 BlackModelRC-430-KWN1

TypeATX Mid TowerColorBlackCase MaterialSteel / PlasticWith Power SupplyNoPower Supply MountedBottomMotherboard CompatibilityMicro ATX / ATXWith Side Panel WindowYes

External 5.25" Drive Bays3External 3.5" Drive Bays2Internal 3.5" Drive Bays5Expansion Slots7

Front Ports
Front Ports2 x USB, 1 x Mic, 1 x Audio

Cooling System
120mm Fans1 x 120mm front blue LED fan

Physical Spec
Dimensions19.30" x 7.50" x 16.70"Weight10.3 lbs.

FeaturesInterior black coating makes stylish inside looks.

Front 120mm fan with brilliant Blue LED provides the best airflow to HDDs.

Rear 120mm fan for high-efficiency ventilation (optional).

Tool-Free mechanical design for quick assembly and maintenance.

Side ventilation holes for better cooling performance.

Large transparent side window included.

Cooling System
-Top: 120 mm fan x 2 (optional)
-Front: 120 mm blue LED fan x 1, 140 mm fan x 1 (optional)
-Rear: 80/90/120 mm fan x 1 (optional)
-Side: 120mm fan x 1 (optional)
-Bottom: 80/90/120 mm fan x 1 (optional)
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  1. Your mobo already has onboard LAN, I think you could take the LAN card off the build and put the money onto a more powerful GPU, maybe a 660.
  2. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($109.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock B75M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($64.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Mushkin Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($35.57 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.99 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($154.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 370 ATX Mid Tower Case ($36.39 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $509.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-13 22:03 EST-0500)
  3. Martin9630 said:
    Your mobo already has onboard LAN, I think you could take the LAN card off the build and put the money onto a more powerful GPU, maybe a 660.

    Thanks for pointing that out, I missed it
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