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Gaming build with i5 2500k and GTX 460

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February 9, 2012 6:02:40 PM

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€.

Specs:

Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz (Sandybridge) Socket LGA1155 Processor 214€
http://overclockers.co.uk/search_results.php?sortby=&groupid=&search=2500k

MSI GeForce GTX 560Ti OC Twin FrozR II 1024MB GDDR5 214€
http://overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-114-MS

Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard 101€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-364-GI

Corsair XMS3 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel Kit 43€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-290-CS

OcUK Swift 500W V2 Silent Power Supply 22€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-062-OP&groupid=701&catid=123&subcat=

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - OEM 100€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HD-067-HI&groupid=701&catid=14&subcat=1279

OcUK Vantage Gaming Tower Case - Black 36€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-057-OP&groupid=701&catid=7&subcat=

LG GH22NS70 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) 23€
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CD-090-LG&groupid=701&catid=10&subcat=

Total: 753€

Does something need replacement?
February 9, 2012 6:26:23 PM

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.
February 9, 2012 6:39:22 PM

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.
February 10, 2012 9:23:42 AM

I have updated my first post with the parts I currently have in mind. Anyone cares to comment the build?
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