custom pc build

Games, Gaming and Hardware
This would be my first time building a computer, would these parts be compatible and work for WOW on ultra settings with good fps? Are there any areas that I'm spending too much, and could I downgrade without any performance loss? Thanks

CPU Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core $304.99
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing $29.98
Motherboard MSI Z77A-G45 ATX LGA1155 $107.99
Memory Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 $52.99
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $59.98
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" SSD $119.99
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB $387.00
Case Cooler Master Storm Enforcer ATX Mid Tower $79.98
Power Supply Corsair 500W ATX12V $66.99
Optical Drive Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer $19.96
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 Full (64-bit) $99.99
Monitor Asus VE248Q 24.0" $199.99
you do not need an i7 3770k, an i5 3570k will be more than enough.
you don't need a gtx 670, a 7870xt or a 7950 would be more than enough.

Unless you have a dislike for amd gpu, i would go with amd as they have some nice offers and are best in terms of price/performance.
I'm new to this, so correct me if I'm wrong. I always thought the AMD cards were meant for overclocking. Without overclocking, Nvidia is better. I'm not crazy about overclocking because I'm not sure how to do it, and I thought it heats up your computer more. Is Core Clock Speed the spec that determines how good it is?
If you don't care about overclocking, then I would:

CPU to i5-3470
Get rid of the CPU cooler; stock will work with non-OC build
Motherboard to a cheap B75 motherboard
Graphics card to HD 7870 LE

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