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I have about 400-500$

I not really up to date with the latest and greatest .

I all ready have a case/hard-drive/PSU/Video card/soundcard ect

I was wondering if people had some suggestions for

a processor / mobo / chipset / ram combo for the amount of money I have.

Thank you!
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For that much money alone just into these 3 pieces, you could get some pretty amazing hardware.

For the CPU, I'm pretty sure everyone here, including myself, would recommend Intel's latest piece of awesomesauce, the i5-2500K. It's a quad-core at 3.3GHz, nothing else is needed to be said

For the mobo, you could get anywhere from an ASRock P67 Extreme4 to an ASUS P8P67 Deluxe.

And for RAM, I would go with some of GSKill Ripjaws line of 4GB DDR3 1600
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|Samsung| Spinpoint F3 1TB |Kingston| HyperX 3K 128GB BD-ROM |Cooler Master| Hyper 212+ 
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|Microsoft| Win7 Professional 64-bit |ASUS| VH236H |Corsair| TX650 v2 |Corsair| Carbide 400R 
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For that much money alone just into these 3 pieces, you could get some pretty amazing hardware.

For the CPU, I'm pretty sure everyone here, including myself, would recommend Intel's latest piece of awesomesauce, the i5-2500K. It's a quad-core at 3.3GHz, nothing else is needed to be said

For the mobo, you could get anywhere from an ASRock P67 Extreme4 to an ASUS P8P67 Deluxe.

And for RAM, I would go with some of GSKill Ripjaws line of 4GB DDR3 1600
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