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

Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 120mm Sleeve CPU Cooler

ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

Kingston 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Desktop Memory Model KVR1333D3N9K2/8G

Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

Crucial M4 CT064M4SSD2 2.5" 64GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)

SAPPHIRE 100312-3L Radeon HD 6950 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

Corsair Special Edition White Graphite Series 600T Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W Modular High Performance Power Supply compatible with Intel Sandybridge Core i3 i5 i7 and AMD Phenom

Acer G245HQABD 23.6" LCD Monitor Black 5ms Full HD Widescreen 300 cd/m2 ACM 80,000:1 (1,000:1)
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