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Is this a good build for 2500$?

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June 3, 2014 10:38:14 AM

I want to play most of the newly released games on max settings and I don't want to replace any parts for a couple of years.

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/7bXXnQ/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-4820K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($322.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0587 106.2 CFM CPU Cooler ($85.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Dominator Platinum 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($200.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: A-Data S510 480GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($255.98 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Constellation ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($62.84 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 290X 4GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($539.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Enermax Fulmo GT (Black) ATX Full Tower Case ($209.98 @ OutletPC)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($157.79 @ OutletPC)
Optical Drive: Asus BC-12B1ST/BLK/B/AS Blu-Ray Reader, DVD/CD Writer ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Case Fan: Noctua NF-F12 PWM 55.0 CFM 120mm Fan ($19.50 @ Amazon)
Total: $2543.96
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 13:34 EDT-0400)

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June 3, 2014 10:40:38 AM

Obviously subject to change and I'm going to change my fan selection, (It's just a place holder)
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June 3, 2014 10:41:47 AM

overkill on the CPU. You should at least have xfire 290xs at the price.
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June 3, 2014 10:57:33 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3wzm3C/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($228.98 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H55 57.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($139.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 500GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($264.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($81.97 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($479.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($479.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower Case ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic M12II 850W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Asus VN247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($169.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $2550.81
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-03 13:56 EDT-0400)
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