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got about £500 coming my way so time for an upgrade

this is what i'm looking at so far

Intel CPU Core i5 Unlocked 2500K Sandy Bridge Quad Core Processor
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/intel-core-i5-2500k-unlocked-s1155-sndy-bridge-quad-33ghz-hd3000-igp-850mhz-6mb-cache-95w-retail
£168

EVGA Nvidia 1Gb GeForce GTX 460 SuperClocked Graphics Card for use in sli with existing card
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-evga-gtx-460-superclocked-3800mhz-gddr5-gpu-763mhz-shader-clock-1526mhz-336-cores-2x-dl-dvi-i-mi
£107

ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Intel Z68 Socket 1155 Motherboard
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/asrock-z68-extreme4-gen3-intel-z68-s-1155-ddr3-sata-6gb-s-raid-sata-pcie-30-%28x16%29-graphics-on-board-
£146

Antec True Power New 750W Modular Power Supply (PSU)
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/750w-psu-antec-true-power-new-750-modular-82-eff-80-plus-bronze-sli-crossfire-eps-12v-quiet-fan-atx-
£80

mostly used for gaming not much else

what do you guys think?
My System
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k asrock  sli NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 8 gig ddr 3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1tb samsung spinpoint f3 + samsund 128 ssd lite on corsair h60 windows 7 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
AOC 24 led benq 19 lcd logitech k120 £6  antec 700 modular 
CaseMouseAudio
antec 300 some random dell thing on board 
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My System
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k asrock  sli NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 8 gig ddr 3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
1tb samsung spinpoint f3 + samsund 128 ssd lite on corsair h60 windows 7 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
AOC 24 led benq 19 lcd logitech k120 £6  antec 700 modular 
CaseMouseAudio
antec 300 some random dell thing on board 
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looks good.
New gaming
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon 1230 V3 Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP Saphire R9 290 Tri-X Crucial Ballistic 8Gb (2 X 4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 250GB Western Digital 1TB DVD RW Antec H2O 950 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 64bit 27" 1440p Corsair K70 Cherry Browns Superflower 550w 
CaseMouse
Corsair Carbide 300R Corsair M65 
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New gaming
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Xeon 1230 V3 Gigabyte GA-Z87-D3HP Saphire R9 290 Tri-X Crucial Ballistic 8Gb (2 X 4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 840 250GB Western Digital 1TB DVD RW Antec H2O 950 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 8.1 64bit 27" 1440p Corsair K70 Cherry Browns Superflower 550w 
CaseMouse
Corsair Carbide 300R Corsair M65 
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