Getting a new pc, need advice

I am gonna get a new PC soon, i will use it mostly for gaming. This is what i've come up with:

i5 2500k
Sapphire Radeon HD6870
Kingston Genesis Grey 8GB DDR3 1600MHz
MSI P67S-C43
Chieftec CTB650S
Haf 912
I already have the dvd and hdd

Do you think it will be good enough for modern games on high? Or maybe i should put in a slower cpu and get hd 6950? To get this gpu i'd have to get an i3 2100, and, well, i'm not really happy about it...
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  1. Please Specify your budget ...
  2. I would keep the 2500k at all costs, its a great cpu.
  3. Chieftecs are crappy power supplies.
  4. My budget is 550 euros, which is like 460 pounds. Here the hardware costs aprox. 10 to 20 pounds less than in GB.
  5. For some reason i'm not allowed to edit my own message, so i'll double post:

    The prices here, in Serbia ( where i live ) are pretty much the same as on
  6. Oh... I forgot to count in the case price... This is way over my budget... Now i gotta chose one of these 2 cpu+gpu combos:

    1. i3 2100+HD6879
    2. i5 2500k+HD6770

    Which one will perform better in games? Btw. I will be changing components in any of these 2 Pcs ( the cpu in the 1st one, the gpu in the 2nd one ) in a year, but for now, the i3 Pc seems like a better choice.
  7. i3+6870. The i3 is great for gaming. It runs games just fine, and shows up as a quad core due to hyper threading. The GPU would be more important for gaming, so I would go with the 6870.

    Look at a HAF 912 or Antec 300 for good cases at a low price point.
  8. This is what i bought:

    CPU: Intel Core i5 2400
    GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 6850
    RAM: Kingston Genesis Grey 8GB DDR3 1600MHz
    Mobo: MSI P67S-C45
    PSU: Chieftec CTB-650S 650w
    Case: Cooler Master Haf 912

    I got my old hitachi 160gb ( i know it sux, but the prices are insane ) and a cooler master vortex + ( just to be safe ) and i am extremely pleased with it. It's a huge improvement over my old athlon 64 x2 5k+ & 9600gso.
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