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First gaming pc build (Please tell me if this is a good setup)

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March 26, 2013 3:14:09 PM

This is what I have so far. Kind of on a budget so I was wondering what you thought about this set up and if I could make it better for cheaper or what not.
I will be playing games like battlefield etc. I don't really need it to be the best of the best but I want it to handle games with ease.
Please give me suggestions on what I should change (if anything)

thank you!


PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Mp5B
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Mp5B/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Mp5B/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($60.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: A-Data S510 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($102.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Raidmax 530W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($38.44 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.96 @ Amazon)
Total: $767.33
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-03-26 18:11 EDT-0400)
March 26, 2013 4:41:21 PM

Also, if someone could recommend a monitor, keyboard, and mouse that would be great!
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