I need your help on a new build guys

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: within about two weeks

Budget Range: $2500, give or take a couple hundred

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Heavy gaming, video editing, gfx, heavy multitasking on the web.

Are you buying a monitor: no

Do you need to buy OS: no

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: NewEgg

Location: OK, USA

Parts Preferences: quality

Overclocking: yes but just a little

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe but I need some updatability down the road just in case so I don't have to sell what I have to get the newest thing.

Your Monitor Resolution: Already have a 120hz monitor

I appreciate the help. I have a build thrown together already but I want to see what the pros come up with.
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  1. Here you go:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($329.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($198.49 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($77.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Plextor PX-M3S Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($241.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 3GB Video Card (CrossFire) ($449.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($179.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series 1050W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($211.82 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS224-06 DVD/CD Writer ($27.98 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2468.19
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-22 19:39 EDT-0400)
  2. I've never heard of that site. Thanks man this is a lot better than what I threw together
  3. if you are thinking of doing 3d, this is probably the way to go

    if not, this would be better

    get the board price matched at ncix to get free shipping
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