New Build ~1800 Eyefinity Setup

Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as possible

Budget Range: Around 1800

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, speakers, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg preferred. microcenter is a drive away if the price is right.

Country: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel for CPU and ATI for GPU

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, if 1 card can handle 3 monitors. Xfire most likely.

Additional Comments: Updating my current system that is going to my girlfriend. Might as well go semi big. I don't know what monitors are good enough for it. My original prospect(prices and availability changed since i last looked into it so I need to swap around a few parts):


Intel Core i5-2500K Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 3000 BX80623I52500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819115072&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Processors%20-%20Desktops-_-Intel-_-19115072&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler
http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=FAN-B10212&c=CJ

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157271&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Motherboards%20-%20Intel-_-ASRock-_-13157271&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model KVR1333D3N9K2/8G
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820139075&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Memory%20%28Desktop%20Memory%29-_-Kingston%20Technology%20Corp.-_-20139075&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148697&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Hard%20Drives-_-Seagate-_-22148697&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Solid%20State%20Disk-_-Crucial-_-20148441&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

SAPPHIRE 100312-3L Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102954&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Video%20Cards-_-Sapphire%20Tech-_-14102954&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 600T Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139005

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341017&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Power%20Supplies-_-OCZ%20Technology-_-17341017&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=

Acer G245HQABD 23.6" LCD Monitor Black 5ms Full HD Widescreen 300 cd/m2 ACM 80,000:1 (1,000:1)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009305&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Monitors%20-%20LCD%20Flat%20Panel-_-Acer%20America-_-24009305&AID=10440897&PID=3938566&SID=
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  1. 7970 with this type of budget .
  2. Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F90GBGT-BK 2.5" 90GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
    $149.99 and a $30 rebate makes it $119.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820233205

    Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F120GBGT-BK 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
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    The write speeds on the Crucial M4 are horrible compared to the write speeds of the Corsair.

    SeaSonic M12II 650 SS-650AM 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Modular Active PFC Semi-modular Power Supply
    $119.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817151106

    If you are not going with Crossfire then you could go with this psu.

    Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG-900 900W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V v2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC Power Supply
    $129.99 and a $10 rebate makes it $119.99
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371050

    If you are going with Crossfire then you want a bigger psu.
  3. Rosewill Capstone 650W 80Plus Gold $90 (10% off promo code)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182071

    A good 650W unit is enough even if adding a second 6950.
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