Need some advice on replacing my gaming rig ($1800-2000 Budget)

I recently had to send in my 3yo MSI GT783R-US Notebook for repairs. Unfortunately (or fortunately depending on your perspective) the parts required for the repair were no longer available. The extended warranty company offered me a buyout of 2200, but my wife would like me to save as much money as possible. I now have a small Fujitsu Tablet/Notebook for grad school, so I think my money would be best spent on a desktop-gaming build. I am looking for a build that will last. Here is what I have come up with so far:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($324.98 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($34.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI Z97-GAMING 7 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($184.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($79.99 @ Micro Center)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB Superclocked ACX Video Card ($679.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (Red) ATX Mid Tower Case ($82.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: EVGA SuperNOVA 650W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Asus VS229H-P 21.5" Monitor ($139.00 @ Amazon)
Keyboard: SteelSeries Apex [RAW] Wired Gaming Keyboard ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1851.85
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-30 00:04 EDT-0400)


Your suggestions and advice would be greatly appreciated.
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  1. If you are jsut gamin, your can downgrade from th i7 to a i5 4690. It'll save money that you can spend elsewhere
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