Is this pc good for gaming?

Motherboard ASUS Sabertooth Z77 Intel
Series 7 ($245) CPU Intel Core i7-3770K Quad Core ($320) CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO ($35) RAM Corsair Vengeance 16GB (DDR3
1600MHz) ($95) Video Cards 2 X XFX Radeon HD 7970 (3GB) ($700) Sound Card ASUS Xonar Essence STX ($190) System Drive OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS Solid
State Drive 240GB ($140) Storage Drive Seagate Barracuda 3TB
(7200rpm, 64MB cache) ($150) Optical Drive ASUS 14X Internal Blu Ray
Burner ($100) Case Cooler Master HAF 932 Full
Tower ($150) Power Supply Cooler Master Silent Pro 850
Watt ($130) Total Cost: $2255 (USD)
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  1. Very simple answer, yes.
  2. I should sure hope it is for $2255
  3. You can do better but those parts are good for gaming.
  4. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($214.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 65.0 CFM CPU Cooler ($80.58 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP5 TH ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($239.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial M4 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($189.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($379.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) ($379.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($99.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 850W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($124.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $1866.45
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-10 08:47 EST-0500)
  5. @timarp000

    Nice parts but I don't think he needs any thunderbolt ports. It significantly adds to the cost. The Z77X-UD3H/UD4H/UD5H will be more than enough.
  6. true...
    UD5H would be enough... but thunderbolt may be useful in the future...
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