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Need help building a gaming/editing PC for $1800-2400

Hi I'm new to this website and I was wondering what would be the ultimate gaming/editing PC for around $2000. Also how much more would I have to spend for something like a gtx 690. I don't want SLI cause I heard theirs a few problems that come with that. Prefer Nvidia iswell.
Thanks to anyone who can help me
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  1. With editing, CPU is more important than the GPU, a gtx 690 will help the same as a 660 in editing programs. Gaming uses more GPU than CPU. So which is more important to you? more cpu cores, better editing, better graphics, better gaming. Let's try a happy medium :

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QlBS
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QlBS/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QlBS/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($499.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($97.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($199.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($126.96 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 680 2GB Video Card ($453.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Capstone 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($114.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.96 @ Amazon)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($134.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $1848.83
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-13 01:42 EDT-0400)
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Microcenter)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($97.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.99 @ Microcenter)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($99.99 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($137.87 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 690 4GB Video Card ($982.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case ($89.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 650W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($94.99 @ Microcenter)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $2023.75
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-13 02:27 EDT-0400)
    The i7-3770k does pretty well in editing at a nice price point.
    H100 for good overclocking.
    Overclockable motherboard.
    16gb of ram for editing.
    A 128gb SSD for OS and most popular programs.
    1TB HDD for storage purposes.
    Your GTX690.
    Define R4 for silence and supports the Corsair H100.
    650w modular 80+gold psu.
    Typical optical drive and OS.
  3. H100i/h80i
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