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I need to shave 350 dollars off of this help

Budget: 2k
Currency: Canadian
- pls suggest a processor
Anything I can downgrade to budget correctly while still maintaining specs?

$180 - NZXT Noctis 450 (case)
$300 - (processor)
$200 - NZKT Kraken X61 (cooling)
$200 - AORUS GA-AX370-Gaming 5 (motherboard)
$440 - EVO POTENZA 16GB (2 x 8GB); (RAM)
$700 - GTX 1080 (8GB); (GPU)
$170 - PNY CS1311 480GB (storage)
$185 - SuperNOVA 650 P2 (power)

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Clarification Request
Why the case?

Cases are eye candy. Use any old case.

Why the GTX 1080? You didn't reveal if you are 4K gaming which this is still not enough. Move to 1080p gaming and consider the 1060. The PSU looks overpriced. Shop SINGLE RAIL MODELS.

The RAM looks to be cheaper on Crucial too.

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Reasoning

The objective is to run Ark: Survival Evolved at 60fps, 1080p. Case was to try and sell my computer I have right now however it's likely cheaper to just keep it. Could you recommend a PSU? Thank you for the help!

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Answer
Blow off

the case
Look at Crucial for RAM

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