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Old 04-03-2007, 02:12 PM   #1
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Hey,

My dads a photographer and he nees a new comp to edit pictures and then burn them onto disk..

He will be doing a LOT so i tihnk a Dual Core would be the best option..


It needs to be able to run programs like photoshop ect quickly.

600~ if someone points me in the direction of the parts i can build them...

Btw we would need a quick DVD/CD writer aswell...

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im assuming coz u said 600 its english like me so here goes

Processor
Very good core2duo
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=112706

Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=121397

RAM
2 sets of these totalling 4Gb
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=98710

Hardrive
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=111515

DVD RW Drive
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=119565

and you might want a decent graphics card

http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=125018

Case
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=105235

its 50 quid over your budget but i wouldnt drop n e thing u dnt wonna lower the processor or the ram or the mobo so maybe skip the graphics card ??

well theres an outline n e ways maybe ppl wonna elaborate or correct some parts feel free ppl
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Old 04-04-2007, 12:45 PM   #3
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I totally agree with ssc456 on those parts. I have the Conroe 6600 myself and I do alot of photoshopping and video-editing; I definately don't regret buying that CPU. Gave a massive boost from my old P4 2ghz.
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Old 04-04-2007, 01:50 PM   #4
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its 50 quid over your budget.
maybe I did the whole math thing wrong, but it seemed to total out under his budget...
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ummm ??? was you lookin at the price includin vat coz the big bold price is without it ??? or maybe my math was wrong ?? dunno sorry
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mabye wait a little till quad-core is cheaper, it should be anytime now.
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ummm ??? was you lookin at the price includin vat coz the big bold price is without it ??? or maybe my math was wrong ?? dunno sorry
vat...? is that tax...? shipping maybe...? maybe the shipping and tax would push it over his budget...?

anyway, it was a good build and should be close enough to the budget...
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Originally Posted by ssc456
im assuming coz u said 600 its english like me so here goes

Processor
Very good core2duo
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=112706

Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=121397

RAM
2 sets of these totalling 4Gb
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=98710

Hardrive
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=111515

DVD RW Drive
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=119565

and you might want a decent graphics card

http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=125018

Case
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=105235

its 50 quid over your budget but i wouldnt drop n e thing u dnt wonna lower the processor or the ram or the mobo so maybe skip the graphics card ??

well theres an outline n e ways maybe ppl wonna elaborate or correct some parts feel free ppl
I think thats one HELL of an overkill. I would think an E6400, 2GB Ram. Also, if you where going to be doing a lot of photoshop, i would reccomend RAID1 - You wouldnt want to loose your clients work. So, with that, i would reccomend:


Processor
A Good C2D Processor
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/112708 - 113.34 (saving 71.13)

Motherboard
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=121397 - 67.73

RAM
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...duct_uid=98710 - 119.98 (one of these, saving 119.98)

Hardrive (2 of these)
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=111515 - 62.30 (A Loss of 42.65)

DVD RW Drive (A Very Quick, Cheap & Good Quality DVD-RW Drive)
http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/126228 - 20.85

Graphics Card
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...ct_uid=1250188 - 50.84

Case
http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=105235 - 29.99

That would total Aprox 527.19, which is a saviing of about 125, vs ssc456's 650~ build. But, dont forget vista! (Well, personally, i would get XP 'till all the bugs etc are ironed out of vista....
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yh depends on his budget m8 personally for the extra 125 whicxh u made the differnce to be i wud pick mine n e day better processor and extra 2Gb RAM he said a budget i filled in the rest
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Yes, but the OS Does cost a fair bit!
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