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Urgent, high end CPU/MOBO or dual GPU's?

This is my planned build:

Case: Corsair 750D - $159.99
CPU: i7 4390K 3.4GHz 2011 Six Core CPU - $579.99
GPU: EVGA 03G-P4-2888-KR GeForce GTX 780Ti - $729.99
PSU: EVGA SuperNova P2 1000W - $209.99
RAM: G-Skill Trident X Series (4x 4GB) 2400MHz - $179.99
MOBO: ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition LGA 2011 Motherboard - $481.99
Cooling: Corsair H100i Liquid Cooling - $99.99

It will be for gaming on ultra settings on a single 1440p monitor, I would like to get 60fps+ on all games. I also plan to stream on twitch and make some small videos, (I know i7's aren't needed for gaming, but I don't want to limit myself if I ever get more into video editing/streaming) . Or I could go with this:

Case: Corsair 750D - $159.99
CPU: i5 4690K 3.5GHz 1150 Quad Core CPU - $238.99
GPU: 2x EVGA 03G-P4-2888-KR GeForce GTX 780Ti - $1460.99 or Sapphire Radeon R9 295x2 8GB - $1599
PSU: EVGA SuperNova P2 1000W - $209.99
RAM: G-Skill Trident X Series (2x 8GB) 2400MHz - $189.99
MOBO: ASUS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME LGA 1150 Motherboard - $349.99
Cooling: Corsair H100i Liquid Cooling - $99.99

The second option would cost $100/$239 more but would get two GPUs for SLI config. So which is better for gaming @ 1440p on all ultra settings and mild video streaming/editing, and which is more future proof?
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    I say the second option.
    That i7 is insanely overkill for just gaming. Considering you want 60+ FPS on "All" games then it would be advised to sink as much as you can into the GPU/s. The i5 is more than capable.

    As for 'said GPUs, either will do fine. I would go with the dual 780ti setup personally, I mean, I love the 295x for its price and overall uniqueness, but it sure does consume a lot of power. Not that the 780ti's won't mind you.
    Overall though a 780ti beats out the 290x by a small margin. It's only logical that two of them would beat out two 290x GPUs also. Although I'd have to look into that, the 295x does have a slight engine overclock.

    Other than that, you're golden.
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    I say the second option.
    That i7 is insanely overkill for just gaming. Considering you want 60+ FPS on "All" games then it would be advised to sink as much as you can into the GPU/s. The i5 is more than capable.

    As for 'said GPUs, either will do fine. I would go with the dual 780ti setup personally, I mean, I love the 295x for its price and overall uniqueness, but it sure does consume a lot of power. Not that the 780ti's won't mind you.
    Overall though a 780ti beats out the 290x by a small margin. It's only logical that two of them would beat out two 290x GPUs also. Although I'd have to look into that, the 295x does have a slight engine overclock.

    Other than that, you're golden.


    By 'all' I mean games out now and ones in the future, including 2015 games. Setting them at with high AA and ultra settings @ 1440p. If I got the first option, then I was planning on getting a second 780 ti down the line as well, but the second option is looking more appealing now.
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