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Is this a good first gaming budget build?

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July 25, 2013 9:06:37 PM

I was wondering if this was a good computer build, this is gonna be my first build ever, and I'm interested in this field for college, and i want something to game with since my Xbox was stolen recently and PC's kill consoles.

CASE: Corsair Carbide Series 500r
CPU: i5 4670k (planning to overclock to at least 4.5Ghz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i
Mobo: ASUS Maximus VI Hero LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
PSU: Corsair AX860 80 Plus Platinum
RAM: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) @ 1600Mhz
GPU: ASUS GTX 770 Direct CU ii Top (Planning on getting another one later for sli)
SSD: Kingston Hyper X 3K 120gb
HDD: none (Im buying later im not planning on using lots of space)
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit ( Im gonna get Windows 8.1 or Blue when it comes out)
Accessories:
Display: ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms 3D Monitor (Planning on getting 2 more when i get the second GTX 770)
Keyboard: Corsair Raptor K50
Mouse: Corsair Raptor M40

I'm also getting an anti-static wrist strap cause I don't want to fry anything :p 

The total is $2000.88 plus shipping and handling.

My budget is $2200.00 so it works out.

I appreciate any comments or opinions thanks.

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a b K Overclocking
July 25, 2013 9:09:47 PM

if you really had the money then yes 770 would be a good choice
but honestly i would prefer sli 760s as it performs just slightly worse than sli 770s
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a b K Overclocking
July 25, 2013 9:10:00 PM

That seems quite overpriced to me. For that price you may even be able to squeeze in double 780s. But how much is the monitor?
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