New build for gaming ($3500)

Hello everyone, i recently came across some gold coins and think that if i sell them, i could get a decent amount of money out of them, some of which i'd like to put towards a new computer.

So i was thinking about asking you guys here to build a nice gaming machine for me with a budget of 3500 USD. I am goiong to want to overclock, i need a monitor, a keyboard, and i'm buying battlefeild 3 along with it. i want to be able to use sli and use an intel processer. Thanks for you're suggestions in advance!
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  1. With this build you don't need SLI because it is a 690 which is pre-build SLI of 2 680's and you get a tri-monitor build.

    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/iZNv
  2. Here my suggestion

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($83.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V PRO ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($217.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($117.85 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($407.86 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($407.86 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 650D ATX Mid Tower Case ($149.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($124.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: BenQ XL2420T 120Hz 24.0" Monitor ($398.98 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Keyboard: Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $2554.45
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
  3. Three 120 Hz Monitors, two top GFX cards in SLI, matching case / KB / Mouse / headset, top of the line cooler and TIM, 16GB CAS 9 RAM, fastest 7200 rpm HD, THG Tier 1 SSD with extended long life premium toshiba toggle mode flash.... went $81 over budget.

    Case - $400 - Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Bundle w/ matching KB, Mpuse and Headset http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811133195
    Case Fan - $8 - Thermaltake Blue120 mm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835106149
    PSU - $165 - Corsair HX850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139011
    MoBo - $457 - ASUS P8Z77 Sabertooth w/ 3570k http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1065843
    CPU - incl - Intel Core i7-3570k Included w/ MoBo
    Cooler - $86 - Phanteks PH-TC14PE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835709001
    TIM - $5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150080
    RAM - $90 - (2 x 8GB) Muskin Blackline DDR3 1600 CAS 7 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226337
    GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121637
    GFX - $420 - Asus GTX 670 DCII 2GB same
    HD - $160 - Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148506
    SSD - $170 - Mushkin Chronos Deluxe 240 GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226226
    DVD Writer - $70 - Asus Model BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135252
    Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236092
    Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
    Monitor $330 ASUS VG236H Black 23" Same
    Keyboard - incl Tt eSPORTS Mega G1 Included w/ Case
    Mouse - incl Gaming Mouse Included w/ Case
    Headphones - incl Shock Gaming Headset Included w/ Case
    3D Kit incl nVidia Vision 2 3D Glasses http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814998061
    OS - $140 - Win 7-64 Home Professional http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16832116992

    Total $3,581

    Reviews:

    Asus 670 DCII - 10.0 rating
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_670_Direct_Cu_II/33.html
    http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-geforce-gtx-670-directcu-ii-top-review/23

    Gigabyte Windforce SC 670 - 9.8 rating
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GeForce_GTX_670_Windforce/33.html

    MSI Twin Frozr IV 670 - 9.7 rating
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/GTX_670_Power_Edition/33.html

    Palit Jetstraam 670 - 97 rating
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Palit/GeForce_GTX_670_Jet_Stream/33.html

    Zotac AMP 670 - 9.6 rating
    http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zotac/GeForce_GTX_670_Amp_Edition/33.html


    Case (9.55 rating) - http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=843&Itemid=61&limit=1&limitstart=6

    PSU (10.0 performance rating) - http://www.jonnyguru.com/modules.php?name=NDReviews&op=Story5&reid=153

    Cooler - http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/phanteks_ph_tc14pe_cpu_cooler_review,14.html

    SSD - http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/4328/mushkin_chronos_deluxe_120gb_solid_state_drive_review/index13.html

    HD - http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=708&Itemid=60&limit=1&limitstart=10
  4. not the same card in above link build as the one with the ratings linked the Asus top is different then that one
  5. TheBigTroll said:
    lol nice build change the case though Asus Maximus V Formula EATX LGA1155 Motherboard and Corsair 500R Black ATX Mid Tower Case are not compatible.That's what it says anyway so best not to risk it
  6. the maximus v is a atx board with a inch of overhang. if asus can fit a z77 premium in the 500r or the 650d, it works

    not to mention in my 550D (internals nearly identical to 500R) has around 2 inches left to fit the maximus v formula
  7. pcpartpicker is dumb sometimes
  8. If you get TheBigTroll build get one of these cases Case:NZXT SWITCH 810 Matte Black CA-SW810-M1 Steel / Plastic ATX HYBIRD Full Tower Gaming Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811146095#top

    Case:Corsair Obsidian Series 800D CC800DW Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811139001#top

    Case:COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1 Black Steel/ Plastic ATX Full Tower Computer Case
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119225#top
  9. TheBigTroll said:
    the maximus v is a atx board with a inch of overhang. if asus can fit a z77 premium in the 500r or the 650d, it works

    not to mention in my 550D (internals nearly identical to 500R) has around 2 inches left to fit the maximus v formula
    o.k. but that rad won't fit in 500R trust me i have that rasa kit it's to thick the RS would fit though ;)
  10. TheBigTroll said:
    pcpartpicker is dumb sometimes
    :lol: true that.
  11. yeah he will probably have to get the RS kit but cant find them at frozencpu
  12. hmmm... seems it out of stock where i just checked well if he get's the 810 switch he'll be fine with that one besides the RS is not as good imo basically the same but the RX keeps temps cooler
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