Upgrade Help Req

Hi all,

Thanx for your inputs the last time around...

I am planning to upgrade. These are my current specs:
CPU: Intel E6400 @ 2.13 Ghtz
Mobo: Intel D946GZIS
RAM: 2GB Transcend @ 800 mhtz

HDD: Seagate - SATA - 1TB + 250GB
GPU: Gigabyte HD4870 1GB DDR5
PSU: Corsair 750TX 750W
MONITOR: BenQ G2420HD 24"

I use my PC mainly for gaming, surfing,office use and watching movies.I only plan to change myCPU, Mobo, RAM and cabinet at this point of time.

The games i play: F12010, PES 2011, FIFA 2011 and all FPS games (COD, Homefront etc.....)

OC'ing is not important but I am willing to Oc a little bit on stock cooler and would like to crossfire, maybe after a year...

This is what i have planned (items marked above in red is going to be upgraded now):

CPU: btw, should i go for i5-2500K instead or stay with i5-2400 along with a cheaper H67 mobo than the ones i have listed below?
Intel Core i5-2400 3.10GHz Processor
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3337&category_id=122&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Intel Core i5 2500K Sandy Bridge
http://www.smcinternational.in/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_images.tpl&product_id=1130&category_id=29&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=74


Mobo:
Asus P8P67 B3 Revision Motherboard
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3329&category_id=58&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Asus P8P67 PRO B3 Revision Motherboard
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3327&category_id=58&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD3R-B3
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3341&category_id=101&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Asus P8P67 Socket 1155
http://www.smcinternational.in/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_images.tpl&product_id=1146&category_id=32&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=77


RAM: is 4gb enuf or should i go for 8gb?
G-skill F3-12800CL9S-4GBRL
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=1979&category_id=57&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Gskil F3-12800CL9D-4GBXL
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3245&category_id=57&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Gskill F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3187&category_id=57&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 Vengeance
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3371&category_id=137&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
any of these 4GB x2
http://www.smcinternational.in/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&page=shop.browse&category_id=41&Itemid=79


Cabinet:
Coolermaster RC-430-KWN1 Chassis
http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=2733&category_id=111&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53
or
Cooler Master Elite 430 with Side Window
http://www.smcinternational.in/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_images.tpl&product_id=432&category_id=40&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=84

CPU cooler:
Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus


Please help me choose. Are my choices ok or do i need to change anything. I am from India and buy my stuff from www.primeabgb.com

Awaiting your inputs,

Thnx in advance,

dNA
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  1. It's up to you on your budget whether you'd want to go for the 2500k. Personally, I would for the ability to OC.

    Motherboard: If you are planning on getting a second gcard I'd opt for a motherboard that supports x8/x8 instead of x16/x4 in crossfire mode. http://www.primeabgb.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=3381&category_id=101&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=53 that is the gigabyte one (I'm using it and it's great).

    4GB of RAM is plenty. Most are going with 8GB since it's not a big difference in price anymore.

    Case: I like the Elite 430.
  2. Yep that motherboard works too.
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