Good Gaming/Editing PC for $1050?

SachMcFunny

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Thanks for reading this thread. I would like to build a pc soon for a budget around $1050. It will be for (in order of importance)
Gaming
Web-Browsing
Editing/Rendering
SchoolWork

I have got one build that I think is quite good. Here it is:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2DQGd
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2DQGd/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2DQGd/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($295.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($33.97 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 2GB (1 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($26.75 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($88.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($87.97 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 750W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($94.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $1064.59
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-19 12:41 EST-0500)

I wouldn't mind you suggesting me parts that are used from Amazon. Thanks in advance!
SachMcFunny
 

Tradesman1

Titan
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Looks pretty good, but lose the 1x2GB memory stick - the 2x4GB is sufficient and the 1x2GB might cause problems - also need a mobo, would suggest the ASRock Z77 Extreme 4, unless planning to SLI in the future the PSU is overkill, can go with a 500 Corsair
 

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