Help me select parts for my new build

Approximate Purchase Date: 1 week

Budget Range: $1000-1500 after rebates, before shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies/TV

Are you buying a monitor: No

Do you need to buy OS: No

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Location: Madison, Wisconsin, US

Parts Preferences: None

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Your Monitor Resolution: 1680x1050

Additional Comments: None

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: My current gaming PC is outdated.
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  1. i7 3770k $320

    ASRock x79 extreme 9 or ASUS p9x79 as $300 - $400.

    Amd hd 7970 or amd hd 7970x2.
  2. i7 3770K $320
    ASUS P9X79 WS or ASRock X79 extreme9 $300 - $400
    AMD HD 7970 $400 - $500 or if budget allows AMD HD 7970x2 (dual gpu on single card) $750 - $850.
    120gB SSD
    Ram 4x4gB 1866mhz $100
  3. i7 3770K $320
    ASUS P9X79 WS or ASRock X79 extreme9 $300 - $400
    AMD HD 7970 $400 - $500 or if budget allows AMD HD 7970x2 (dual gpu on single card) $750 - $850.
    120gB SSD
    Ram 4x4gB 1866mhz $100
    PSU 850watts $100 - $120
    500GBx2 hdd ~$90
    3TB external 3.5 inch ~$150

    P.S. sorry for the multiple posts it is due to my slow Internet.
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