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Well now that IB is out the 2500k when up in price $15 so definitely get a 3550. Updated build:
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CPU: Intel Core i5-3550 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Biostar TZ77B ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Hard Drive: Crucial M4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($124.99 @ Newegg)

Total: $454.96