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Need help with my first build

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July 25, 2012 1:15:57 AM

Hey guys, I need some help with my build. The build I have so far is over my budget, but I really like the reviews on it. So, I was wondering how I could shave off about a hundred dollars without losing alot of gaming performance? Thanks guys!

OS: windows 7 home premium

Cpu: i5 2500k

Gpu: GeForce gtx 560 1gb

Case: Rosewill challenger atx mid tower

Mobo: Asus p8h61-m lx plus

Spu: Rosewill capstone 650w

Ram: G.skill ripjaws 8gb

Hdd: Seagate sv35.5 1tb

Optical drive: Asus drw

Thanks again for any help

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July 25, 2012 2:21:53 AM

how much is the budget? you shouldnt get a i5 2500k if you are on a budget. a i3 can perform almost as well
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July 25, 2012 2:45:41 AM

if you have a micro center you can get a deal on the ib chips and motherboards. if you swap the 2500k out for the 3450 or the locked cpu you shave some money without hurting the build..you just have locked speed.
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