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Old 07-12-2010, 12:36 PM   #11
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Old 07-12-2010, 04:01 PM   #13
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The PSU and the GPU is way unnecessary, I mean I dont need 1200w and $800 for the GPU is just crazy lol

Thanks for suggestions tho.

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I like the case, its the same as Antec 1200 right,only diff look? I lao noticed it has a special enterance for the SSD on the front, which is cool.

What you guys think about the case?

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Will he be doing audio editing or just video work? If he's going to be recording audio, then I would recommend a PreSonus Firebox. Otherwise, probably just a nice pci/pci-e audio card or something.
He will be doing both, audio and video, but I think one good sound card is all he would really need.
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Go with the 1200 on the case. I can fit small animals in mine
But honestly just go with an i7 920 rig or hexcore Phenom rig. With a 5870. Or 5970. DDR 3 1600 ram. And a corsair 800w psu. Maybe a crosshair III mobo. Just ideas
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Ok, so my younger brother needs a new PC and I will build it for him.

The main purpose for PC is video editing, second is Gaming.
Did you even watch the YouTube video I linked to?
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Did you even watch the YouTube video I linked to?
I just did... I mean I didn't really find anything interesting there... The i7 980x is $1000 I can get the same speed on i7 930 when OC'ed. The 6 cores idea sounds good, but the question I would need to look at now will his programs all utilize the 6 cores...etc The only question I have is about the GTX 480, I wasnt following the news on the Fermi, how much better is it then 5870/5850 I'm considering getting one or the other.

I'm currently gathering info from other sources, and the process is slow as Im also finish up last semester of college now. So here is what I think would be the parts that Im pretty sure about for now.

i7 930
Antec DF-85 Black or Antec 1200


As far as the MOBO goes, for some reason im leaning towards an ASUS one. I my self have p6t devule v2 and can Overclock his PC really easy. Since p6t is a bit "old" im wondering if there is one with like USB 3.0 and SATA 6gb/s I want to make sure his PC will have all the latest stuff you know?

Will SSD take advantage of the 6 Gb/s MOBO port ? Also will something like this work on my p62 deluxe?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-015-_-Product or am I better off with a mobo that is sata 6.0 ?

I think SSD decision will be the hardest... this is one of the inputs I got on it and want to hear what you think "IntelG2 < Vertex2. With the Intel's you won't need any extra software to take care of cleaning up the drive, it does it by itself." What cleanup is there with SSD's and is the difference between speeds any visible between IntelG2 and Vertex2?

Also what about "CrucialReal SSD C300" I heard these thins supposed to be the fastest? Its has a "SATA 6 Gb/s interface." Makes me really want a MOBO thats also 6GB/s completable you know?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-357-_-Product

* PSU, so far this is the only suggestions I got, I mean correct me if im wrong, but having anything over a 1000W is a waste of money. So far I like the suggestion below, but was wondering if there are any more good once that maybe I can look at, I really not sure what to look for in a PSU and the company behind it.

CORSAIR TX Series CMPSU-950TX 950W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...1137&SID=194r0


*HDD so for I got 2 suggestions, both for the same price.

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...20ST31000528AS

or

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...1137&SID=194r0

As far as RAM goes, I got 2 good suggestion so far, and would need 12GB total.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231306

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145319

I know its a lot of questions here, but I just would hate looking back and to think that I could had made a better purchase

Thanks for the help
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