Mid-Semi High End Gaming Rig Advice

This seems to be the site for my PC building questions. I am in the process of deciding on the hardware that I'll be needing to buy for a good gaming rig. Newegg.com seems to be the preferred site for parts, I'll be looking to spend approximately $1000-$1500 maybe more if required (mouse, key-bored, monitors not included).

I would like this computer to be able to run an Eyefinity set up with three 22' monitors, while being able to play the below games on Maxed out or nearly maxed settings, while achieving good fps.

Some games include:

CoD: MW3
Battle Field 3
Skyrim
GTA 4 (and hopefully 5 when the time comes)
Crysis 2

Thanks
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  1. So, let's focus on 1 monitor first, and the actual build since eyefinity maxed out settings will never work with a $1500 budget not including all the basic parts of a computer.


    CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k $225
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072

    Graphics: 2 x EVGA 01G-P3-1560-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (SLI) $440

    MoBo: BIOSTAR TZ68A+ $110
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138319

    PSU: Antec EarthWatts Series EA-750 $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371051

    Case: COOLER MASTER Storm Scout $70
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119196

    HDD: HITACHI HDS721050CLA362 500GB $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822145299

    RAM: G.SKILL Value Series 8GB $40
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231422

    Heatsink+Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus $26
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065

    DVD-ROM: LITE-ON 24X DVD Writer $19
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827106333

    Monitor: Acer G215HV 22" $120
    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=735793&CatId=2775

    OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit $100
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116986

    Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Keyboard $51
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823109191

    Mouse: Logitech M705 $38
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104390&Tpk=Logitech%20M705

    Total: $1439

    Explanation: The i5 2500k is one of the best CPUs for gaming, it is only surpassed by the i7 2600k (also the extreme 6 core CPUs, but they're $1000 just for the CPU themselves). There is 2 560Ti's in SLI, which performs better than a single gtx 580. The BioStar Motherboard allows for SLI, but if you want to get a more respectable brand then you can go with this. The PSU is from Antec, a highly respectable company, and the 750W PSU should be enough to power the 2 560ti's . The Case is a CM scout, looks cool and has good ratings. The HDD is only 500GB because of the high prices for HDD's due to the flood, once the HDD prices drop, you can go and buy another 1TB drive. The RAM was chosen because it was cheap and from a reliable company, unless you're overclocking the RAM, you won't need heatspreaders. The CM Hyper 212+ will allow you to Overclock your CPU to around ~4.0 and run stable. The monitor is 22" and from Acer, if you wish, you can buy another monitor for the 2 cards. The OS is obvious, 64 bit to support the 8 GB of RAM.
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