Building a gaming system $1000 budget

I want to build a pretty awesome gaming rig from the ground up case and all the components in the tower. Will 1000 us budget cover the costs or will i need more ?
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  1. Yes. You can build a fairly good system with $1000. Give it a few hours on here and you will have many suggestions.
  2. will it be enough to get for the most 3 graphics cards sli or atleast 2 and a quad core processor ?
  3. how much will it cost to built not just a fairly good system but a very awesome one ? how much more will i have to invest ?
  4. You don't need 3 video cards to SLI or Crossfire. You have a budget of $1000, you only need 1 video card for now later SLI or Crossfire when you need it.
  5. CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 955 $152.99

    ASUS M4A89GTD PRO/USB3 $139.99

    G.SKILL ECO Series 4GB $84.99

    Video Card
    Get XFX it has double lifetime warranty but Sapphire is also good.
    XFX 6870 $264.99

    SAPPHIRE 6870 $254.99

    Hard Drive
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 1TB $74.99

    Optical Drive
    Sony Optiarc DVD Burner $19.99

    COOLER MASTER HAF 922 $89.98

    Power Supply
    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W $109.99

    Scythe SCMG-2100 $39.99

    I'm wondering if you need a monitor or not but I have Asus VW246H great monitor but other one would be same.
    ASUS VH236H 23" $189.99

    ASUS VW246H 24" $209.99

    Operating System
    Windows 7 Home Premium $99.99

    Total: $1077.89 without monitor
  6. This power supply is more than enough for your needs: Antec Earthwatts 650W
  7. Here you go:

    Intel Core i5-760: $208.99

    ASUS SABERTOOTH: $149.99

    G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB): $179.99

    Next line is for (2) Graphics Cards:$149.99 each ($299.98)
    GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-768I GeForce GTX 460 768MB 192-bit

    Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB: $64.99

    CORSAIR CMPSU-750TX 750W 80 PLUS Certified: $89.99

    COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black Full Tower: $139.99

    Total $1133.92

    A little over...
    You could go with one Graphics card for now. This one is better as a single card.

    GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI GeForce GTX 460 1GB 256-bit GDDR5: $179.99

    That brings it down to: $1013.93

    If you saved up and bought another of the 256bit cards like above at $179.99 WOW look out!!

    Hmmm...Links dont work You look them up at newegg. Im taking off the broke links.


    Sony Optiarc Black 24X $19.99

    COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 120mm CPU Cooler: $31.90

    You are at $1065.00 With (1) Graphics Card.....256-bit

    You are at $1185.81 with (2) Graphics cards .....192-bit X 2
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