62 months ago
Link to parts list: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/klh2000/saved/x8Fbt6
i will be doing casual gaming and would like to hover around ~$650
i will be staying with AMD.
You could try dropping the RAM and the fans for the 280 if possible. It will be a nice bump in performance. And try to stick to 1600/1866, 2400 is pointless since you have a dedicated GPU.