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Quick spec check please (sorry, you're probably sick of seeing them)

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July 20, 2012 2:55:04 PM

spending some pre-uni savings on a system to get me through it. heres the specs:

CPU: Intel core I5 3570k 3.40GHz ivybridge
Mobo: asus p8z68-v/gen3 s1155
CPU COOLER: akasa venom voodoo
PSU: ocz zs 650w
HDD: seagate 1TB 64mb 7200rpm
RAM: Kingston 8GB Hyper z ddr3 1600mhz 240 pinn
DVD RW: Sony 24x dvd-rw
CASE: Cooler master cm-690 II advanced nvidia edition dominator case
GPU: Nvidia gtx 560ti 1024mb

comes to around £700

Any way to improve it for the £700 budget or any compatibility issues?

Thanks for your help and time guys :) 

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July 20, 2012 7:16:54 PM

What are you using it for?
July 20, 2012 9:37:40 PM

A Radeon 7850 will give you a bit more graphics horsepower and uses about 1/2 the power but otherwise everything looks good.
July 21, 2012 10:53:07 AM

I am doing a games computing course so computer science, games development related tasks and also multi tasking skype, youtube a bit of video editing that sort of thing.