Approximate Purchase Date: Within the next month, 2 if it is worth it.
Budget Range: $1,800 Before Rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: (Gaming, Video Rendering/Editing, Movies, Internet *if it survives SOPA*)
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Cheapest US website per part, new egg by default.
Case: In-Win Dragon Rider Full Tower Case White $149.99
CPU: Intel I7 3930k $599.99
Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Extreme Intel X79 449.99
Graphics Chip: Either AMD Radeon 7970 $551 or GTX 680 TBA
Needed: Power Unit/Cooling/extras?
The Rest Just gets this up and running so that I can work while slowly completing the build of 4 SLI or Xfire Water cooling powerhouse. The screens wont matter if it is Xfire I will buy monitors at a later date.
Overclocking: Yes if it can be budgeted.
SLI or Crossfire: Yes
Monitor Resolution: Generally 1280x1024 but don't let that hold you back just announce optimal screen size if you want to dedicate a build to a higher resolution.
Goals: Good Throughput, 2-5yr lifespan
Feel free to ask questions this build should not achieve complete dominance initially but rather strength and adaptability to future expansion.
Sorry I wasn't able to complete my list I was called away yesterday but here are the specs I got so far I know i'm blowing a LOT on my GPU CPU and MB but I feel that's my core the rest will be added in time but I need a lot of help on the others because this is my "first build". Thank you, to anyone experienced or not who gives feedback to this topic!
I will take any thoughts on possible downgrades into consideration if they can withstand the obstacles presented such as 1155 socket MB with 2600k etc.