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Advice & Suggestions on first build under $3k budget

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System Name Cogito Ergo Switch
Processor i7 3930K @ 4.8Ghz
Motherboard Asus Rampage IV Extreme
Cooling Custom Water (CPU/MB/GPU Blocks, 420+240rads PP)
Memory 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws Z 2133 9-11-10-27 @ 2380 9-10-10-28
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX670 FTW 2GB SLI @ 1344core/7648mem + EVGA 650Ti PhysX
Storage Samsung 830 256GB SSD (Boot) + 1TB WD10EZEX (Games/Apps) + 1TB WD10EALX (Prog) + 2x 320GB WD/HGST
Display(s) Dell U2412HM + U2312HM + 2x P2212Hbe + Viewsonic 21.5" 1680x1050
Case NZXT Switch 810 White - MODDED
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi Titanium HD PCI-Express
Power Supply NZXT HALE90 850W - Custom Sleeved Cables (White, No Heatshrink)
Software Windows7 Pro x64
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Oh crap, I forgot to mention the headphones and I apologize but I can't edit posts on my phone ;/

Don't buy "gaming headphones" if you do any real video or especially audio editing!

I am quite the self-professed audiophile, but I do a lot of uncompressed audio editing and I STRONGLY recommend that you get a pair of Grado's. Get what fits your budget, the SR-80s are good and inexpensive, but step up to the SR225/SR325 sets and you will never be able to use anything else! You are looking at $75,$180,and $275 respectively but they are truly worth every penny!