$2000 Australian Budget PC Build

Hey peeps! Currently looking at making my own gaming PC and have spent a long time working on this build, which is slightly under 2 grand.
I'd appreciate any changes that you'd make to it, and would love it if you could lower the price without affecting performance.
Thank you in advance!
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  1. Hey mate. That's a really nice list. Well thought out, well balanced, and will game like a beast. Bit of an exy keyboard, but thats a personal preference thing. You might be able to save a few bucks (I'm talking $5-$10 here and there on RAM, Mobo, even less on the HDD, SSD) by getting some of that gear from MSY. But if you can get to your local, you'll also save on shipping.

    Just down load pdf price list and call your closest store to check for stock
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($275.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($39.00 @ Mwave Australia)
    Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty Z87 Killer ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($179.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: Avexir Core series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($89.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($379.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Case: NZXT H440 ATX Mid Tower Case ($159.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Platinum 550W 80+ Platinum Certified ATX Power Supply ($129.00 @ CPL Online)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($115.00 @ CPL Online)
    Monitor: BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor ($189.00 @ PLE Computers)
    Keyboard: Ducky DK2108-RUSLLA Wired Gaming Keyboard ($99.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Mouse: Razer DeathAdder 2013 Wired Optical Mouse ($52.00 @ CPL Online)
    Total: $1882.00
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-08 23:20 EST+1100)
  3. Mate my computer is about that calibre and I put it together for about $800 not including peripherals, I don't understand why more people don't just hunt on ocau for a couple of weeks.
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