Gaming build with i5 2500k and GTX 460

The post originally was different. Now Ive been playing around with different setups and found out that I can not get the rig that I want with my 600€ budget. The budget is now 750€.


Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor 214€

MSI GeForce GTX 560Ti OC Twin FrozR II 1024MB GDDR5 214€

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard 101€

Corsair XMS3 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit 43€

OcUK Swift 500W V2 Silent Power Supply 22€

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - OEM 100€

OcUK Vantage Gaming Tower Case - Black 36€

LG GH22NS70 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) 23€

Total: 753€

Does something need replacement?
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  1. Considering your budget, I would recommend you lower your CPU a bit, and up the ante on the GPU. You won't ever notice the difference between an i5 2400 and the 2500k model. Especially when you aren't going to OC. A better GPU however(GTX560 or better), will make a very noticeable difference.
  2. Isnt the price difference of 2400 and 2500k small? I would very much like to keep the 2500k as my processor. I am willing to raise the budget as much as is nessecary.
  3. I have updated my first post with the parts I currently have in mind. Anyone cares to comment the build?
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