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October 26, 2012 3:10:56 AM

i need a powerhouse computer for games video and other powerful stuff. i dont know what parts to pick ya dig?

Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: asap

Budget Range: 6000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: anything
Are you buying a monitor: Yes

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Location: texas

Parts Preferences: i donno

Overclocking: what?
SLI or Crossfire: what?

Your Monitor Resolution:higer is better i guess?

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October 26, 2012 3:18:36 AM

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October 26, 2012 3:56:23 AM

$6,000? That's a lot.

Would you like a 3-monitor Eyefinity setup? It sounds perfect for your budget.
Hell, even a 6-way would fit. :p 
October 26, 2012 4:07:37 AM

6k is an obscene amount of money to spend on a computer. I just started throwing money at things willy nilly and still came up under budget.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($319.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($81.27 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme9 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($309.47 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($129.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 512GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($599.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 690 4GB Video Card ($1049.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Silverstone FT02S-USB3.0 ATX Mid Tower Case ($229.00 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic X Series 850W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($166.29 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($55.73 @ NCIX US)
Monitor: Dell U2711 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($793.88 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Dell U2711 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($793.88 @ Amazon)
Monitor: Dell U2711 60Hz 27.0" Monitor ($793.88 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit) ($136.45 @ B&H)
Total: $5649.80
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

I suppose you could drop the NH-D14 and put the rest into a custom watercooling kit.