Building rig from scratch 800 pounds budget

Approximate Purchase Date: tommorow or day after

Budget Range: 800 pounds

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming is the main use of it

Parts Not Required: no keyboard or mouse required or OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country: UK

Parts Preferences: already have a tower in mind NZXT Vulcan

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe in a year or 2

I already have a build that i have put together myself and would like opinions and suggestions ( with reason for the alternative)


The build :
Seagate 500GB 3.5" SATA-III 6Gb/s Barracuda Hard Drive 7200RPM 16MB Cache £70.00
NZXT Vulcan Micro ATX Black Case £54.95
Antec TruePower New 650W Modular PSU £59.99
Sapphire HD 6950 2GB Dual DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card £221.44
Intel Core i5 2500K 3.3GHz Socket 1155 6MB Cache Retail Boxed Processor £170.98
Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro rev 2 Socket 775, 1156, 1155, 1366, AM2, AM3 Heatpipe CPU Cooler£15.98
G-Skill 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600Mhz RipjawsX Memory Kit CL9 (9-9-9-24) 1.5V £36.83
Gigabyte GA-H67MA-USB3-B3 Intel H67 Socket 1155 8 Channel HD Audio mATX Motherbaord £78.17
Samsung S22A300H LCD LED Full HD 21.5" HDMI Monitor £104.90
total 813.32
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  1. You're getting a 2500k without a Z68 mobo? If you're going to settle for a H67, go for a i5 2500 or 2400. Or get a Z68 with a 2500k and OC.

    My favorite Z68 mobo is the Maximus IV Gene-Z. I'm not very familiar with that website because I live i the US and I use
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