£900 build gone over budget. How does it look and can i get the same/better performance for less/same

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CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor (£144.90 @ Amazon UK)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler (£23.99 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Avexir MPOWER Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (Purchased For £53.90)
Storage: Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk (£68.99 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£42.00 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card (£228.43 @ Dabs)
Wireless Network Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 802.11a/b/g/n PCI-Express x1 Wi-Fi Adapter (£25.98 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case (£81.99 @ Ebuyer)
Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-L2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan (£4.99 @ Novatech)
Case Fan: Cooler Master R4-L2R-20AC-GP 69.0 CFM 120mm Fan (£4.99 @ Novatech)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£54.61 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£13.15 @ Amazon UK)
Keyboard: Gigabyte GK-K6800 Wired Standard Keyboard (£10.66 @ Dabs)
Other: BenQ GL2450HM 24 inch LED (£117.00)
Other: 22 inch LCD TV ( 2nd Monitor ) (Purchased)
Other: E-3lue Green Hornet 2000 DPI (£8.99)
Other: Windows 8 (Software Swap) (£20.00)
Total: £963.57
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-16 21:04 GMT+0000)

Dont really want to change case, but everything else i am fine with.
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  1. Get rid of the SSD, its the only thing not really necessary, you will be fine without it. Its just faster loading times.
  2. TheAntiPro said:
    Get rid of the SSD, its the only thing not really necessary, you will be fine without it. Its just faster loading times.


    ahh man, i love the loading time on SSD's i kinda think its worth that, might only be me though
  3. Poley said:
    TheAntiPro said:
    Get rid of the SSD, its the only thing not really necessary, you will be fine without it. Its just faster loading times.


    ahh man, i love the loading time on SSD's i kinda think its worth that, might only be me though


    Trust me you'll be fine without it, i mean what else are you gonna drop? one i thing i gotta ask is i'm interested in ss swap, but where would i find an ios for Windows 8.1?
  4. i dont know, its a hard one. is everything else the best my money can buy? and http://www.reddit.com/r/softwareswap
  5. Poley said:
    i dont know, its a hard one. is everything else the best my money can buy? and http://www.reddit.com/r/softwareswap


    Everything else won't save you enough or is necessary.
  6. TheAntiPro said:
    Poley said:
    TheAntiPro said:
    Get rid of the SSD, its the only thing not really necessary, you will be fine without it. Its just faster loading times.


    ahh man, i love the loading time on SSD's i kinda think its worth that, might only be me though


    Trust me you'll be fine without it, i mean what else are you gonna drop? one i thing i gotta ask is i'm interested in ss swap, but where would i find an ios for Windows 8.1?


    This, its the only way you'll be able to save money with dat build.
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