Help Lower the price of my build please!

Hello my friends,
This is my build so far
Approximate Purchase Date: November
Budget Range: >$1600 ($100 give or take)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Programing for iOS Android, web development, Adobe flash suite, Gaming, Video editing, Game recording, General use

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS, screen

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: Australia

Parts Preferences: Intel CPU (for obvious reasons) Nvidia GPU (driver support is better) otherwise fine.

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1020

Additional Comments: so here is the parts so far:
ASRock Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 Motherboard pcg $309.00
i5 2500k cpl $218.00
Corsair 8G C8Vengeance cpl $115.00
MSI 1G GTX560OC TIHAWK cpl $295.00
Noctua NH-U9B-SE2 cpl $59.00
Corsair HX-750W cpl $189.00
C/Master Strom Scount No Psu cpl $93.00
1TB Pipeline cpl $79.00
OCZ 2.5" 240G V2-E cpl $379.00
LG Blu-Ray Combo CPL $78.00
total atm is $1814
I would still like a big ssd for apps, even if i just get an ssd. PLEASE HELP, i would like to multitask heaps as well
IVY BRIDGE UPDATE NEXT YEAR, reasoning for the motherboard and i5.
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    Simplest thing to do is to drop the SSD.

    Yes, I know. Everybody wants an SSD. Otherwise, you could save a little on the PSU. You could drop the Blu-Ray drive and get less expensive memory.

    But the only thing that would leave your core capabilities untouched would be the SSD.
  2. I really didn't want to come to that conclusion :( whats a really good HDD or hybrid that has good performance?
  3. Also do you think it would be worth while upgrade to i7? or just wait to ivy bridge and buy an ssd then ;)
  4. Best answer selected by siege_templar.
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