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I'd say get the Crucial SSD and loose the extra 4gb of ram get a better board or if your CADing or high threaded apps get the same SSD, keep the extra 4 gb and put the extra money into an 2600K
    
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I'd say get the Crucial SSD and loose the extra 4gb of ram get a better board or if your CADing or high threaded apps get the same SSD, keep the extra 4 gb and put the extra money into an 2600K
Not CADing, and nothing really high threaded.

I do occasional work in Adobe Premiere and After Effects, but not enough that I feel the need for an i7.
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With regards to waiting on the GPU I dont see the 570 doing a significant price drop in the next couple of months, they will price drop when either the new generation of green cards hit or the new gen of red cards, before that it might loose $20 here or there on mail in rebates etc but I doubt it would take a real price tumble.

That said there are cheaper very good cards out there, you could perhaps if your looking to save some money buy a 4XX card or a 5870 or whatever for now and upgrade again in a year or so when it becomes a problem by which time the new 6XX cards will be out.
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With regards to waiting on the GPU I dont see the 570 doing a significant price drop in the next couple of months, they will price drop when either the new generation of green cards hit or the new gen of red cards, before that it might loose $20 here or there on mail in rebates etc but I doubt it would take a real price tumble.

That said there are cheaper very good cards out there, you could perhaps if your looking to save some money buy a 4XX card or a 5870 or whatever for now and upgrade again in a year or so when it becomes a problem by which time the new 6XX cards will be out.
I think that is exactly what I'll do. Get a GTX 460, specifically http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130568
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About motherboard it is worth to try Z68A-GD80(B3), it has feature unlike Asus and Gigabyte to graphic card with on-board card.
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Just bought my new build

Excited to build a new computer again

Not excited to pay for it though hah. All in all I spent like ~1400 on parts and accessories.
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