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Building first computer, is this good?

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January 25, 2013 3:45:45 AM

Does this seem like a decent build for a budget of $1,000 including peripherals? Any suggestions? I don't really know much about computer parts, but I've come up with this. I'm going to be recording in Minecraft and be playing modern games such as Call of Duty.

Uh, I made this earlier today and the link to the 7870 was working fine then...but not now? Does anybody know what this means? The price after rebate for it was $229 USD, with total build cost $994.

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Mushkin Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($33.84 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($22.98 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($149.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Mouse: Logitech G400 Wired Optical Mouse ($33.69 @ Amazon)
Total: $760.41
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-25 00:43 EST-0500)

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