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First time building a pc

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January 2, 2012 2:15:02 AM

Hello guys first time posting here so forgive me if this is in the wrong section?
What i wanted to ask is im trying to upgrade my motherboard cpu and ram for gaming purposes on a budget. I will be playing battlefield3 so i have allready invested in a 560ti and now i want to upgrade the rest i have found some bits of kit but im not 100% sure that they are all compatable with each other or are just plain worth the money?
Heres what ive sourced allready

http://www.ebuyer.com/261404-asus-p8h61-m-pro-intel-h61...
http://www.ebuyer.com/251597-core-i5-2500-3-3ghz-socket...
http://www.ebuyer.com/264750-g-skill-8gb-2x4gb-ddr3-160...

Im not planning on overclocking or useing sli mainly as i cant afford it and dont know how to do it and want to keep costs down. The only other piece of information i can think to give you is im running an antec 550w power supply.
Thanks for any advice.

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January 2, 2012 2:41:17 AM

I would get a p67 or z68 board, and an i5-2500k if possible. But otherwise everything looks good ;) 
January 2, 2012 2:55:59 AM

psu,motherboard,ram all looks good intead of i5 2500 instead u can get a i5 2400.the difference is i5 2500 has hd 3000 graphics and i5 2400 has hd 2000 graphics..if u are using a gpu the igp is not useful..and the clock for i5 2400 is 3.1 and i5 2500 is 3.3ghz not much a difference u can invest the money in gpu if u are going to buy a gpu otherwise i5 2500 will be best..
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January 2, 2012 2:58:58 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey
January 2, 2012 11:19:08 AM

my gfx card is 560 ti.
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