High-end $2700 build

is this a good build, will i get the performance i need to run any game at ultra. all my parts will come from newegg because i live nowhere near a PC shop.

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor

Case:Corsair 650D

CPU Cooler: Corsair H100 (with sp 120s will i also be able to go push pull)

Motherboard: ASUS Maximus V Formula

Memory: Corsair Vengeance lp 16GB DDR3-1600

Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB

Storage: Corsair Force Series GT 180GB

Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 670 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI)

Power Supply: Corsair Professional Gold 750W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
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  1. So that's like 1800 tops if you spend time looking for deals and if you are spending that kind of money you need to step it up.

    2x 7970
    2 or 3 tb HDD
    2x256Gb samsung 840 pro raid 0
    that will get you closer to your "goal"

    but I would maybe look into a 2011 system instead

    appropriate motherboard combined with the rest of the parts you selected
  2. ok so i have decided a asus rampage 4 formula with a but what about the cpu will a 3930k do it
  3. also do you mean two 256gb with a 2 or 3 tb or just one of each
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    just one of each, hey the rest of your build looked plenty fine just step up to the 3930K BUT if you are only gaming to hell with it keep your build but get a samsung SSD
  5. im going to be gaming to hell and back so i'll add the Samsung and eventually a custom loop
  6. Best answer selected by chewbarney.
  7. Definitely don't get a 3930K for gaming..It's a complete waste of money! No games use 6 cores... The 3770k will match or beat the performance of a 3930k... Considering its a 77w part against a 130w, the 3770k is a MUCH better choice for gaming, seriously...
    Here is a benchmark comparison:
    You'll notice the 3770k beats the 3930k in games, and only loses by a small amount in heavily multi-threaded synthetic benchmarks that use the extra 2 cores of the 3930k..

    Just go with the build you listed in your first post, just with a 3770k!
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