Intel upgrade

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Hello, im away to make the jump from my phenom 965 to intel i5 and need a little help. First of all should I go 2500k or 3570k? Im looking to overclock aswell so im looking to get a suitable air cooler and a good motherboard with an option to crossfire, sli in the future. Im looking to spend £350-£400 maximum. Thanks in advance.
 
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At the moment I have.

Phenom 965
Asus M5A78L/usb3
HD 6950 2gb
2 x 4gb Corsair Vengeance
Corsair GS600 PSU

Im have a buyer for the cpu and mobo then selling the gpu later on to fund a better gpu
 
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Is that RAM the low profile version or the Vengeance RAM with tall spiky heatsinks?

What case do you have?

Are all your drives SATA? as I notice the Asus AMD board has a IDE connector.
 
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That looks perfect, thanks alot. If I wanted to add more ram in the future would the cooler interfere?
 
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