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Question: Is this setup good for a price range of just under 3k?

Question by : Is this setup good for a price range of just under 3k?
I know these kinds of questions get asked all the time, but I have spent a great deal of time researching every component in this build and I cant seem to find anywhere i can improve without jacking up the cost, or shaving off unneeded items, so if anybody who knows their stuff could help a potential future PC nut build his dream rig, much obliged.

My Build (minus crap u dont need to know about):
-CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-2600K 3.40 GHz 8M Intel Smart Cache LGA1155 (All Venom OC Certified)

-MOBO: [CrossFireX/SLI] Asus Maximus IV Gene-Z Intel Z68 mATX Mainboard w/ ROG Connect, Lucid Virtu and Intel SRT & 7.1 SupremeFX Audio, GbLAN, HDMI, USB 3.0, SATA-III RAID, 2 Gen2 PCIe X16 & 1 PCIe X4 (All Venom OC Certified)

-MEMORY: 8GB (2GBx4) DDR3/1600MHz Dual Channel Memory Module (Corsair XMS Gaming Memory with Heat Spreader)

-GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590 Dual GPU SLI 3GB 16X PCIe Video Card

-Case: * Apevia X-Trooper LED Light Mid-Tower Case w/ Side Window

-Extra Case Fan Upgrade: Maximum Enermax 120MM Case Cooling Fans for selected case (Maximum Silent Operation) (500-1,200 RPM T.B. Silence Black Color with Blue LED Twister Bearing 8-14 dBA)

-Noise Reduction Technology: Sound Absorbing Foam on Side, Top And Bottom panels

-Cooling Fan: * Thermaltake FRIO Overclocking Cooler Fan (CLP0564)

-Intel Smart Response Technology for Z68: 30 GB Kingston SSDNOW V Series SATA-II 3.0Gb/s SSD – 180MB/s Read & 50MB/s Write (Single Hard Drive)

-Power Supply Upgrade: * 850 Watts – Corsair CMPSU-850TXV2 80 Plus Power Supply – Quad SLI Ready

-Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s 32MB Cache 7200RPM HDD (Single Hard Drive)

-Optical Drive: LG UH12LS28K 12X Blu-Ray Player & DVDRW Combo Drive (BLACK COLOR)

-Sound: * Asus Xonar D1 7.1 Channels 24-bit 192KHz PCI Sound Card

-Network: Intel Pro Gigabite 10/100/1000 Network Card

-Extra Thermal Display: Aerocool V12XT Dual Bay Touch Screen Fan Control

-Wireless 802.11B/G Network Card: Linksys WMP600N Wireless-N Dual-Band Adapter

-Flash Media Reader/Writer: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR) Power -Protection: OPTI-UPS VS575B 575VA/345W Uninterruptible Power Supply

-Operating System: Microsoft® Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit Edition)

-Ultra Care Option: Ultra Enhanced Packaging Solution – Protect Your Dream System During Transit
Professional Wiring for All WIRING Inside The System Chassis
I should also add that this is primarily a gaming rig, with movies and music of course. I know it might be overkill but I’m also looking to not have to upgrade for quite some time; so if overshooting my needs now means I will save myself from having to upgrade for longer, I’m willing to pay the premium.
i am using cyberpower, but seeing as how i have absolutely zero knowledge on pc building, ima let them do the work. I tried their featured rig, but adding in the video card i want and bumping the cpu to an i7 2600k already put it into the 2k range.

Best answer:

Answer by Jesse
If you want great products with great prices, and a community with immense knowledge and who are willing to share that knowledge, go to www.ncix.com. It’s where I order all of my computer parts, and I haven’t found anywhere better.
Seems like a really fast rig, but 3k seems like a LOT to be spending on a computer. Be sure to know the purpose for this computer (I’m assuming some really heavy gaming) and spend accordingly. I built a computer this summer for less than $ 600 and I haven’t met a game that I couldn’t play, or even one that I had to have extremely low graphics. Maybe the graphics haven’t been maxed out, but still quite good nonetheless.
Good luck!

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2 Responses to Question: Is this setup good for a price range of just under 3k?

  1. Keith S

    From the component language I can see you are configuring this on cyberpowerPC. I use them for the basic computer then add my own video card, buy an OEM Windows 7 so it’s installed my way and can’t understand why you are buying a mATX motherboard? Get an Asus full ATX. More room and easier to work with.
    And I am having trouble on their site getting one to price that high.

    Start again with one of their featured rigs, change the case, processor and anything else you want to.

    $ 1500 maximum unless money means nothing. You will kill the opposition.

    Good luck.

  2. Computer Noob

    Looks pretty awesome to me.

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