550$ Build Help!!!

I’m building a gaming/everyday use/work pc, and need some suggestions. At the moment I already have a few things, the power supply, case, dvd drive, and windows. After all of these parts were bought, I ended up with around 550 dollars to spend.

I need help deciding what other parts to purchase. I am leaning towards the i5 3570k with a Cooler Master hyper 212 evo, but I’m not sure if that leaves me with enough money on other components.

If you guys were in my position, what would be the parts you buy using 550 dollars?

Parts I Need:

After Market Heatsink
Hard drive(s)
Graphics Card

All help is much appreciated!
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  1. Please post make and model of that PSU. It need to be really good to go with 3570k.
    Are you gonna be overclocking?
  2. Because you didn't show your Power supply i already put one in and unless you had a decent machine already your going to need to "up the ante".

    Processor :¡5-2500k or ¡5-3750k. Get the ¡5-2500k if your planning to overclock.

    Hard drive:
    Ram :
    Graphics Card:
  3. If your gaming and not doing anything professional get a intel pentium g850 8gb ram 60gb ssd plus 2tb HDD a h61 mobo a AMD 7870 all together is about 450 using newegg
  4. Just so you guys know, this is what I have right now:

    Psu: Rosewill hive 650 watt
    Case: Cooler Master Storm Enforcer
    OS: Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
    Dvd Drive: Some Sony one
  5. So what about overclocking>?
  6. I might do some small overclocking, but nothing extreme.
  7. Best answer
    Then here's my build:
    Your budget is kinda tight so best gpu for you is 7770

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($26.29 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($114.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $561.24
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-19 06:17 EST-0500)
  8. Best answer selected by Raxbar.
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