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Building a computer for ARMA 3 using R9 280X?

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I have been playing ARMA 2 on my crap laptop and now it it time to treat myself to a gaming computer for ARMA 3. I have read a lot and tried to pick the best for the price range I am trying to stay in. I would like to run on Ultra settings and not sure what kind of guts I would need for that. Currently I am looking at this build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1XWD0

CPU
Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor $199.99

CPU Cooler
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler $29.99

Motherboard
Asus B85-PLUS ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $99.99

Memory
G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $74.99

Storage
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.99

Video Card
Asus Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card $309.99

Case
Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case $109.99

Power Supply
LEPA MaxBron 1000W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $129.99 (I know its more then what is needed but over time thinking of adding another R9 280X and future upgrades)

Optical Drive
Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.99
Operating System

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $99.99

Monitor
Acer V246HLbd 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $146.99 $146.99

Keyboard
Rosewill RK-8100 Wired Gaming Keyboard $29.99

Mouse
Perixx MX-1000 Wired Optical Mouse $20
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the asus r9 280x is the best reviewed and quietest r9 280x. grab it before it goes out of stock. thumb.gif
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Corsair Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Corsair DDR3 1333 Mhz 2 GB Western Digital Caviar Green SONY DVD-RW AD-7260S 
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Windows 7 Professional 32 bit BENQ G2420HD Logitech K200 Seasonic VX550 psu 
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