It's really not necessary to make multiple posts in the span of minutes. You can use the edit button at the bottom to add new info. You're spending WAY too much on the motherboard. Almost 3x too much. Even if you want to leave the option of multi-GPU open, the Asrock Extreme4 is going for something like $115 in places. Use the savings to do two things: - Get a Fractal Design Define R4 or similar. (Define R4 is currently $80 with FS at Newegg.) - Get an SSD for the OS and games with noticeable load times. On your budget there's no reason not to have one.