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Rate this build? $3500 Gaming PC

I'm in the midst of building my first beast of a gaming PC. I've built a couple of lower priced gaming PC's, some for friends, and some for me, and I think I want to build my Master PC. I have $3500 in my pocket, and I'm looking to build this thing soon. Now, with the Z97 Motherboards coming out soon, and the new i7-4790K supposedly releasing soon, I've decided to wait until I can upgrade to those. Now, I don't know how long that will be until, so I want you guys to review this build I came up with. Now, keep in mind the CPU and MOBO will be upgraded when these new parts release, but as of right now, how good is this build?

I wanted:
- A PC that can be overclocked very high.
- Dual SLI so I can Max out games on 1440p, as well as the games releasing later this year like The Division, Star Citizen, Dragon Age, Inquisition, etc
- 2 Monitors. 27" will be my main monitor, and the 23.8" will be the side monitor
- Silent, or close to it.
- Water-cooled.
- A lot of Memory

What would you add to this build if you could add something? No more than $3700

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($299.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus Maximus VI Hero ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($196.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($189.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($199.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 3TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($104.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Dual Classified ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($759.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Dual Classified ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($759.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 1000G2 1000W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($154.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus PB278Q 27.0" Monitor ($489.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus VN248H-P 23.8" Monitor ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $3528.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-25 12:46 EDT-0400)
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  1. *slow clap* its wonderful. Only thing is, unless your editing you could go down to an i5.
  2. Best answer
    For dual cards you will want an i7. An i5 is suitable for a single card, but multiple cards will benefit from an i7
  3. Looks lovely, wish I had your budget!

    Not sure if you need it but how about some surround sound for a better gaming experience?
  4. targetdan said:
    Looks lovely, wish I had your budget!

    Not sure if you need it but how about some surround sound for a better gaming experience?


    Surround sound sure would be nice! I use my headset most of the time though. :-/
  5. SpencerMLB said:
    targetdan said:
    Looks lovely, wish I had your budget!

    Not sure if you need it but how about some surround sound for a better gaming experience?


    Surround sound sure would be nice! I use my headset most of the time though. :-/


    Then go for it :)
  6. 10/10 its an incredible build...if money is no issue then get yourself a 4k monitor... your rig can handle it!
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