New Budget PC gaming Build

Hi guys, I'm in the process of finalizing my first PC build list. I've been gaming on an Xbox 360 and have no wish to upgrade to Xbox one. So I thought now would be a good time to build my own PC and start PC gaming. I have a tight budget of around £400 (UK) but can stretch it a bit further if it's worth it in the long run. At the moment i have settled on these specs and components:
AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor
Asus A78M-E Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard
Kingston Fury Red Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory
Western Digital BLACK SERIES 500GB 2.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Asus Radeon R9 270 2GB DirectCU II Video Card
Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer
EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case
Total: £395.27
I don't know what else i can do to improve that build on the budget I'm on i will be using my TV as a monitor and will just use a linux version OS and steam for the beginning but will almost certainly get Windows 8.1 at some point soon. I also got a old keyboard mouse i can use. So it really is seeing if i can make any improvements on the build, price wise or other. Thanks in advance

That looks pretty good. If you can step up to the 280 but if not that looks pretty good.

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280X for like 20 £ more might be a good upgrade. Otherwise a decent build.

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Hi guys thanks for the reply's and suggestions looks like the 280 its is. I have already started ordering the parts and it should be built within a month. I'll post pics and review of the finished article. Here's a revised final list.

Thanks again

Would this cpu bottle neck something like a GTX 960?

Haven't got a clue really complete newbie but i'll order the R9 280 i think that should be ok though?

New update decided to go down the Intel route couldn't resit the price of the Pentium G3258 and changed the motherboard to a Asus H81M-PLUS Micro ATX LGA1150. Also decided to go for an Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card instead of a 270 or 280. Final updated list. It fits comfortably in my £400 budget and just ordered the case and power supply so the build is on. I keep you guy guys informed of the progress.
Thanks again

That's a pretty solid build for under $400 very nice

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