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How do i get this build under 1100$?

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June 5, 2012 2:23:35 AM

CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($32.12 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($142.86 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($51.99 @ Newegg)
Hard Drive: Hitachi Deskstar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Challenger-U3 ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($66.79 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($69.98 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Acer S220HQLAbd 21.5" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($98.99 @ B&H)
Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($47.52 @ B&H)
Mouse: Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse ($57.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1233.18

I'm trying to get this build under 1100$. Can you help me? What can i change up that won't effect performance that much. This is a gaming set up.

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June 5, 2012 2:29:19 AM

Well for one, you don't need a Z77 board with a sandy bridge chip and also, if you are buying from microcenter, they were offering a discount on motherboards when purchasing CPU's. You could stand to save a lot right there.

You could also drop the Blu-ray drive for now in lieu of a standard drive and get it later unless, of course, you absolutely have to burn blu-rays right now.

Corsair has some ram of the same type for $10 less.

You could lose the aftermarket cooler for now and OC later if you are thinking that way.

Cheaper mouse/kb?
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June 5, 2012 2:49:02 AM

Can you offer me some alternatives bro? Im not good at this.
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