$2000 Gaming on 3x1080P monitors settings turned all the way up.

So I dropped to 8mb memory and switched to a pair of 8mb 290x's and saved a ton. Might actually be better because the SLI and CF setups can only use one cards memory, so the CF has 8mb available I think...

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor $199.99 @ Micro Center
CPU Cooler Corsair H55 57.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $68.43 @ Amazon
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $44.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 290X 8GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $399.99 @ Newegg
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 290X 8GB Video Card (2-Way CrossFire) $399.99 @ Newegg
Case NZXT H440 (Black/Red) ATX Mid Tower Case $115.99 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 P2 1000W 80+ Platinum Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $169.99 @ Micro Center
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98 @ OutletPC
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1679.33
Mail-in rebates -$40.00
Total $1639.33
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-03-13 18:52 EDT-0400
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