Haswell Gaming Build - £2000 - Help Greatly Appreciated

Mobster
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Hey guys,
I have £2000 to spend on building a Haswell PC. I would also like to run OS X in the future (once Haswell is properly supported).

Here is what I was looking at so far:

YOUR BASKET
2 x Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 WindForce 3x OC 4096MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card GV-N770OC-4GD) £839.98
1 x Intel Core i7-4770K 3.50GHz (Haswell) Socket LGA1150 Processor - Retail with FREE Grid 2 PC Game £275.99
1 x Kingston HyperX 3K SSD 240GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Drive (SH103S3/240G) £179.99
1 x Gigabyte Z87X-D3H Intel Z87 (Socket 1150) DDR3 ATX Motherboard £131.99
1 x Corsair Vengeance Red 16GB (2x8GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C10 1600Mhz Dual Channel Kit (CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10R) £109.99
1 x Corsair Hydro H100i High Performance Liquid CPU Cooler (Socket 1155 / 1150 / 1156 / 1366 / 2011 / AM2 / AM3 / FM1 / FM2) £103.99
1 x Corsair AX1200i Digital ATX '80 Plus Platinum' Modular Power Supply (CP-9020008-UK)

Total : £1,834.87 (includes shipping : £0.00).

Any suggestions. Let me know.
 
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Looking at the Fractal Design Define R4 (Black Pearl) ATX Mid Tower Case. Any experiences of this?
 
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Sandybridge-E has 40 PCIe lanes over 16 pci lanes for haswell, and quad channel memory.

Haswell approx 10% faster the Sandybridge and has Native sata 6gb ports.
 
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Will one 780 play Crysis 3 maxed out at 1080p? I was looking at two 770s to max out Crysis 3 for that reason.
 
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