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First time building an AMD system and its for a friend, so I don't want to mess things up.

It's a budget gaming rig and the parts are:
Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 SIDE WINDOW
Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 AMD970, AM3+
CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz
CPU Cooler: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 EVO
GPU: SAPPHIRE HD7790 2GB OC GDDR5
PSU: CORSAIR Builder Series CX500, 500W
RAM: CORSAIR 2x4GB Vengeance DDR3 1866Mhz
HDD: WD 1TB SATAIII Caviar Blue
DVD-RW: LG GH24NS95 SATA

It's in the budget for ~600€ but:
1. I wanted to change the case if I find another one for the same price with better quality. I don't know much cases, I use Thermaltake on mine, but its not a budget one, so I need some cheap but good quality case.
2. Is the RAM okay? Is there better ram or that Vengeance (black) is good?
3. He is not planning to get a second card for crossfire or something, at least not in the near future and I think 500W is enough.
4. Any opinions for the motherboard? I read some reviews, its okay I guess.

Any opinions in general?

Cheers to those who help <3
 

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1. Check what Corsair offer for a similar price.
2. RAM is OK
3. 500W is enough for single card, but i would try and get 700W minimum for future upgrades/overclocking etc.
4. Don't know about this mobo, but i trust ASUS with my life...
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