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Need help with my gaming rig

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July 13, 2012 10:40:38 AM

What do you think about this rig, can any of these components be changed for the cheaper ones, and what is the cheapest case i can get for this setup

CPU: Intel i5-2500K 3.3Ghz - 184€
GFX: MSI Radeon HD 6870 - 142€
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-PA65-UD3-B3 - 67€
HDD: Hitachi 500 GB 7600RPM - 60€
DVD: Samsung SHS222 - 15€
RAM: 8GB 1333Mhz DDR3 - 30€
AUDIO: ASUS Xonar - 25€
PSU: THERMALTAKE LT-500 500W - 40€
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Total: 562€
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By the way, i'm on a 600€ budget and i would like to overclock the i5 until 4ghz with the stock fan if possible.
Thanks in advance

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July 13, 2012 11:20:50 AM

Not a good idea to overclock using the stock heatsink anybody tells you otherwise doesn't know what they are talking about a good cheap case is COOLER MASTER HAF 912
a b B Homebuilt system
July 13, 2012 11:36:29 AM

I suggest you save more money you need a aftermarket cooler here is the cheapest good one CPU COOLER:COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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