I'm interesting in building my first rig and my price range is 2400-2600. Thanks in advance for all your input.
APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week(Tuesday?)
BUDGET RANGE: 2400-2600
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Speakers, monitor, hard drive/SSD
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: US
PARTS PREFERENCES: EVGA 480 Superclocked or FTW
SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes
MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1900 x 1200
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: A quiet rig would be nice but a cool one is much more important! First time builder. Thanks to theAnimal for this template and to tecmo34 for pointing me in the DIY direction!
Here are some components I'm considering but I'm considering water cooling instead of air as an option. 2 480's are overkill at this point so I could add one later. This is my first build so I may be missing stuff from the list that I don't even realize I need.