Sandy Bridge Upgrade

About to do an upgrade of my current rig which is a core 2 duo E8400 with 4gb ddr2 800. I wanted to run it by you guys before I bought it.

Intel Core i5 2500K LGA 1155 Boxed Processor $180


CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145262


MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) LGA 1155 Intel P67 $180 - $20 MIRB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130574


Windows 7 Home Ultimate 64bit $100

Yep that about covers it I leaving the rest of my system the same so thanks for help.
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  1. Those are solid choices. Where you getting the cpu, microcenter?
  2. yeah I have one near my house so just gonna go drive and pick it up
  3. I hate you.
  4. They may have a nice cpu/mobo combo when you go there.
  5. Damn, I wish I could get a i5 2500K for $180. ;(
  6. That price is lower than Newegg's price on i5-2300....
    Sweet deal!
  7. yeah they have i3-2100 AND mobo for $99.
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