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My i3 upgrade to i5 2500k

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Decided I wanted to upgrade. I am not upgrading everything. I will still be using my monitor, keyboard, mouse, grafics card, and copy of windows. Here is what I ordered:

Case: COOLER MASTER HAF 912
mobo: ASRock P67 EXTREME4
Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K
HDD: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB
SSD: Crucial M4 64GB

I also ordered a COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus cpu cooler. I am not sure if I will use it or stick with water cooling.

What do you all think? I am excited and cannot wait to get the parts.
Edited by codyh - 6/25/11 at 7:38pm
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Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Samsung F3 64GB Crucial M4 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer 19" x193w+ (1680x1050) Saitek 
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CM Real Power Pro 750w HAF 912 Razer Naga 
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1TB Samsung F3 64GB Crucial M4 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer 19" x193w+ (1680x1050) Saitek 
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I'd get a bigger SSD. I'm already planning on buying a second SSD and mine is even a bit bigger than the one you're getting.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K @ 4 ASUS P8P67 PRO B3 ASUS EAH5850 Corsair XMS3 8GB 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
x1 RevoDrive 80GB, x1 WD64 500GB, SpinPoint F3 1TB W7 Home Premium 64bit ViewSonic VX2260wm 21.5in 1080p Corsair TX 650v2 
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Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
x1 RevoDrive 80GB, x1 WD64 500GB, SpinPoint F3 1TB W7 Home Premium 64bit ViewSonic VX2260wm 21.5in 1080p Corsair TX 650v2 
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BitFenix Colossus 
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Originally Posted by wh-ATI View Post
I'd get a bigger SSD. I'm already planning on buying a second SSD and mine is even a bit bigger than the one you're getting.
I think I will be fine. I am only using 79 gigs on my current HDD. I will only be using it for the OS and at the most 2 games.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASRock P67 Extreme 4 GTX 460 4gig Gskill 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Samsung F3 64GB Crucial M4 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer 19" x193w+ (1680x1050) Saitek 
PowerCaseMouse
CM Real Power Pro 750w HAF 912 Razer Naga 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500K ASRock P67 Extreme 4 GTX 460 4gig Gskill 1600mhz 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1TB Samsung F3 64GB Crucial M4 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Acer 19" x193w+ (1680x1050) Saitek 
PowerCaseMouse
CM Real Power Pro 750w HAF 912 Razer Naga 
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