First time building computer

Hey, I'm going to build a computer but it's my first time doing it by myself so i could use some tips.

Here's what i've put together so far:

COOLER MASTER Elite 430 Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119227

AMD Phenom II X4 965
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

Rosewill Tachyon Series Tachyon-650 Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182272

SAMSUNG 840 Series SSD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147188

Seagate Barracuda 1TB hard drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148840

ASUS 24X DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204

ASUS P8B75-V LGA 1155
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131835

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7750
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102969

G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231486

I think that's everything. I want my computer to be under $1000 preferably around $500 - 700 so if you know anything that's just as good but cheaper that would be awesome. I do a bit of gaming so i need it to be nice enough to run stuff like Starcraft 2 and not just on the lowest settings
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  1. do u need os+key+mousse+monitor?

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AXYr
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AXYr/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AXYr/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($113.79 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($47.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Antec Neo Eco 520W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS72 DVD/CD Writer ($22.75 @ Amazon)
    Total: $619.47
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-02 01:16 EST-0500)
  2. I like that site :) Thank you!

    I I like the new prices, except the cpu seems not as good for the money, but im thinking i'll downgrade the ram and add a couple more sticks if i need it. I like how much cheaper the power supply is. Will the computer run just as well with less watts?
    Also, the video card is 2x as expensive as the one i had. Is it that much better?

    I have the mouse and stuff, and can get the os through school
  3. u dont need a quad for gaming that dualcore is a beast.

    got u a actual graphic card that will game good, 7750 is mediocre.
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