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Ultra Gaming PC - looking for advice/critique on my build

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October 4, 2013 12:00:34 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: within the next 30 days
Budget Range: ~$2500

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Internet, Movies
Primary Concerns:
1) I’d like to play any game on ultra for the next 3 years
2) I place a high priority on low temps and high stability (willing to sacrifice quiet for cool)
3) I don’t want to oc in the short term, but I want the option to if it becomes necessary in the long term
4) I’d rather overbuy (within reason) than want more out of my system later on

I’ll be using 2x BenQ XL2420TE 1920x1080
Do you need to buy OS: No
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg / fry’s electronics
Location: Indiana , US
Parts Preferences: open to any brand assuming its a quality part
Overclocking: Maybe (long term)
SLI or Crossfire: Yes
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: Boredom. Actually I upgrade every 3 years or so and its about that time. My current PC is fine for most things, but todays games are just a little too much for it.
Here is what I’m thinking:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($563.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme9 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($339.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($164.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($212.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($84.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($399.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card (2-Way SLI) ($395.30 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 932 Blue ATX Full Tower Case ($117.00 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Professional 1050W 80 PLUS Gold Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($198.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Pioneer BDR-208DBK Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer ($57.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $2607.18
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-04 14:58 EDT-0400)
I’d really appreciate any advice / suggestions that you might have.
Thanks
Josh
October 4, 2013 12:07:45 PM

Pretty sick build :D 

I'm sure this build will be able to play games at max for the next 3 years although I could be wrong, Since games are going to next gen. System requirements are going to change alot.

I remember when the current gen first came out and my £2000 pc could not run games in ultra which were 2007 titles, so I would expect the same thing but I could be wrong...
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