Upgrading Computer, need some advice

I am considering upgrading my processor, and in doing so get a new case, motherboard, and RAM. My Graphics card and HDD are fine, I am currently just in the market for the below parts.

I have selected several items that i am looking at, and would appreciate opinions on the matter.

Current build

Processor- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116091&cm_re=e6300-_-19-116-091-_-Product

Motherboard- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131347&nm_mc=KNC-GoogleAdwords&cm_mmc=KNC-GoogleAdwords-_-Motherboards-_-NA-_-NA

RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220396&cm_re=ptariot_ddr2_ram-_-20-220-396-_-Product

Case is generic one from amazon, flimsy piece of trash aluminum.

Video Card- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161333&cm_re=his_5770-_-14-161-333-_-Product

HDD- Hitachi 1tb

PSU- 500w turbolink, i can't remember but i think it might have come with one of the items as a combo deal. Might need to replace in the future.


Here is a list of items that i want to upgrade to:

Case- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146025

Motherboard- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131402

RAM- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231314&nm_mc=EMC-IGNEFL021511&cm_mmc=EMC-IGNEFL021511-_-EMC-021511-Index-_-DesktopMemory-_-20231314-L011B

Processor- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103808

PSU- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817148040

I would greatly appreciate feedback on the parts that i am considering. Will be keeping the power supply, video card, and HDD. The computer will be used primarily for gaming, so looking at what i have now and what i want, is the cost/benefit ratio worth an upgrade?

*Edited to include a new power supply*
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  1. Yeah your upgrades are worth it.
    Get a new PSU though. surprised it hasnt blown your entire system up.
  2. Yea i agree a new power supply probably wouldn't be a bad idea. Any compatibility errrors or better items for the money that i should be looking at as well?
  3. Anybody else?
  4. So i take it all the parts are in fact compatible? A simple yes or no will be more than sufficient.

    Kind of in a hurry, some of these parts are on sale on newegg, want to snap em up with the discount.
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