~$2000 Multi use PC (2) Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: February 1, 2012 8:50 PM in Systems Share Uneek February 1, 2012 7:00:06 PM Original post: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/333433-31-2000-multi Quote:Approximate Purchase Date: within the next month Budget Range: $2000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Streaming, Video encoding/editing, multimedia Parts Not Required: mouse, keyboard, os, speakers Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg Country: US Parts Preferences: N/A Overclocking: Yes (in the future but no OC experience) SLI or Crossfire: Yes (in the future) Additional Comments: I also need a keyboard/mouse (not to be included in the overall price). Looking for suggestions on my choice at the end of the post. ASUS VG236HE Black 23" 120Hz 2ms http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Looking for 120hz - Don't care for the 3D feature) Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (i7 for video editing/photoshop/3dsmax/ect) SAPPHIRE 21197-00-40G Radeon HD 7970 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Prefer over the new released 7950) ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 LGA 1155 Intel Z68 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Upgraded to Pro version) COOLER MASTER Hyper 612 PWM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Upgraded from the 212 EVO) COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Advanced http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Prefer Full Tower. I had this case before and enjoyed it) CORSAIR Professional Series HX750 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Will upgrade in the future when I decide to crossfire. But for single GPU will this be suitable) Crucial M4 CT128M4SSD2 128GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (This was my budget/quality choice) Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Would prefer a cheaper HDD 500gb - 1TB, 7200, 32mb - I plan on getting a 2TB later but for the initial build I won't need a lot of space) CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (I will upgrade to 16GB in the future) LITE-ON DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Subtotal: $2,154.89 =-= Keyboard/Mouse As for the keyboard I am looking for a Backlit Cherry MX Brown (Will be my first mechanical keyboard). XArmor U9BL-S ($149.95) http://www.ergogeek.com/xarmor-u9bl-s-led-backlit-mecha... Ducky Shine DK9008S ($146.00) http://tigerimports.net/sunshop/index.php?l=product_det... Razer BlackWidow Stealth ($139.99) http://store.razerzone.com/store/razerusa/en_US/pd/prod... Anyone have experience with these keyboards? Or have any other suggestions with the above criteria? I may order the keyboard first to use the laptop. As for the mouse I am really unsure. http://www.cybersnipa.com/us/gaming-mice/silencer-mouse... More about : 2000 multi anomnious February 1, 2012 8:26:25 PM Your first 3 links are not working as for the rest seems really solid although if your waiting a month anyway might I suggest waiting to see how the competition is before you jump in bed with crossfire because it may drop significantly in price. m 0 l Uneek February 1, 2012 8:50:08 PM Fixed the links, all links working now. I could be buying within the week to a month+. But I will be watching for future updates/releases and change accordingly. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources ~$2000 Multi use PC Forum Multi use PC within USD 2k. Components shortlisted, need opinion. Forum SolvedMulti use PC. Components shortlisted, need opinion. Forum SolvedNew Multi-Use PC Build help Forum First Build Help - $2000 Multi-use Forum $3700 - $4500 Multi-use PC part selection help. Forum SolvedHow to utilize multi-zone receivers to create both a 7.2 TV and a 2.1 PC zone. Forum Solved$1,500-2,500 multi-use build Forum SolvedGaming / Multi use build $2.3K budget Forum SolvedIs there a way to connect 2 tv's to a Xbox 360 to play multi-player games instead of using 1 tv and split screen Forum Solved$2000 Gaming PC! First build, could use some advice/help Forum SolvedWhat motherboard(s) can I use to upgrade an HP 2000 notebook with an AMDE2 1800 APU? This thing is slow and can't handle the Forum SolvedLonely Gamer's PC for $2,000 Forum 2 different monitors and response times wich does it use in multi moni Forum Solved$2,000 pc that can run on 2 monitors? Forum SolvedMy OC $2,000 USD PC (1st build) Forum Upgrade or scrap? Homebuilt multi-use PC on $500 - $800 Forum SolvedBest gaming PC build for about $2,000 Forum Solvedbuild $2,000 home PC and plan future upgrades to keep it current until 2020 Forum SolvedPC Build Under $2,000 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !