New Gaming Rig Build - GPU Help For 3 Monitors

I would like to get into some VR but the point of this rig is to be able to use 3 monitors with racing games. I've read through all the ranking forums and build guides many times which is how I came to this configuration, but I just can's settle on a GPU (some have temp issues, etc but I don't think I will be OCing, the price is the killer for me, was looking in the $400max range but looks like I need to up it to about $600max, also a lot are out of stock) . I also would like to know if my current rig could be upgraded sufficiently with a nice card or if this new build is really necessary - current rig can barely handle one monitor with low graphics. Thanks so much for your time.

Already Purchased For New Rig (overkill? weak points?):
CPU: i7 7700k
CPU Fan: DEEPCOOL GAMMAXX 400 CPU Cooler
RAM: Corsair 16GB
Motherboard: ASRock Z270 Killer SLI
PSU: Seasonic 1050w
HD: Samsung 250GB 850 EVO SSD

Not Yet Purchased For New Rig:
GPU: TBD??


Current RIG:
CPU: AMD FX 6350 6 Core 3.9 Ghz
RAM: Ripsaw (something) 8 GB
Motherboard: 990 FXA UD5
PSU: Seasonic 1050w
HD: Transcend 125 GB SSD
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 2GB OC Edition (X2 but removed second, degraded performance if anything)
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  1. Seagate PSU? Are you sure you don't mean Seasonic? :??:

    That build looks pretty good. A lot of people would recommend some form of Ryzen CPU but for strictly gaming it's hard to top the 7700K at the moment.
    Reply to g-unit1111
  2. Yes Seasonic! Apologies. Everyone has been pushing me toward intel, I heard Ryzen didn't live up to the hype? Why pushing toward Ryzen? How about the GPU? Thanks for the response!
    Reply to tron4949
  3. I've settled on an EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FTW2 GAMING iCX, 08G-P4-6686-KR, 8GB GDDR5X

    Any reason that wouldn't be a good choice? thanks!
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  4. ^ good choice.
    Reply to Lucky_SLS
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