Building The Theoretical Wonder-PC

A friend of mine and I were throwing around ideas for the most powerful computer we could fit into a desktop case, and we ended up not knowing enough about the parts to make an educated guess.

So, basically I'm asking you guys here to build the theoretical greatest PC (in your own opinion, if money was no barrier) to settle a bet.
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  1. What's the computer to be used for? That changes things. Also, there's a difference between money is no barrier and when you go so far into diminishing returns that make it not worth while.

    That being said, probably somewhere in the middle would be a couple Sandy Bridge Xeons and a couple NVidia Titans in SLI would do you all right, give you way more horse power than you'd need, you could probably get better framerates with an Ivy or a Haswell desktop overclocked, but that'd limit you to 4 cores, maybe 8 threads. 4 cores is good enough, but with a pair of Xeons you could go further, which would benefit multithreaded stuff. There really is no 1 good answer for this.
  2. At a certain point, throwing more money at something doesn't have a corresponding impact on performance..... this is as far as Id go ... at a lil over $3k ...

    Case - $180 - Corsair 500R White http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1327117
    $245 - $45 MIR - $20 off w/ promo code EMCXPVM27, ends 7/4
    PSU - incl. w/ above - Corsair HX850 included with above

    MoBo - $360 - ASUS Z87 Pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1352787
    CPU - incl. w/ above - Intel Core i5-4670k Included w/ above and MoBo has built in wireless, $80 combo discount and $10 off w/ promo code Z87MB617, ends 6/30

    RAM - $140 - (2 x 8GB) Muskin CAS 9 DDR3-1866 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226382

    Cooler - $80 - Phanteks PH-TC14 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835709011
    TIM - $7 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835150080

    GFX - $400 - Gigabyte GTX 770 Windforce 4GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125463
    GFX - $400 - Gigabyte GTX 770 Windforce Same

    HD - $160 Caviar Black 2TB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136792
    SSD - $250 - Samsung 840 Pro 256GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820147193

    DVD Writer - $54 - Asus Blue Ray Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135252

    Monitor - $260 ASUS VG248QE Black 23" 144 Hz Monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824236313
    Monitor - $260 ASUS VG248QE Black 23" 144 Hz Monitor
    Monitor - $260 ASUS VG248QE Black 23" 144 Hz Monitor

    Keyboard - $100.00 - Logitech G510 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126100
    Mouse - $50.00 - Logitech G500 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826104318
    Headset $100.00 Logitech G930 http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Wireless-Gaming-Headset-Surround/dp/B003VANOFY
  3. http://pcpartpicker.com/user/Robnof/saved/1RMO

    Try this one. Short of building a server, this is pretty close to as much as you can get into a desktop. It breaks a whopping $9500.
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