This was planned as a "budget build" and kind of got away from me, but this system right now can stand up with any game titles and I think Im still under the $1000 allotted. That said, if I do any of the upgrades below, I will crash through that ceiling... but what do the kids say? #YOLO.
Custom Black/Purple cablemod cables for above. MAYBE if I can find another 1080 Founders card for budget, I will run SLI