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[New Build] $700-1100 Range for Casual Gaming and heavy video editing

Last response: in Systems
May 15, 2013 11:43:59 PM

Hello everyone, wanted some suggestions as to what parts to purchase to build my computer. It will be mainly used for video editing so i want it to run smooth when using Sony Vegas Pro 12 and Camtasia Studio 8. Also will be used for casual gaming Battlefield 3, Farcry 3.
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May 16, 2013 12:23:55 AM

hey there, here is my recommendation for you
notes: gpu with 4gb and 16gb memory for your video editing purposes, overclocking ability included

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($169.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($124.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($124.98 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($93.99 @ Adorama)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 4GB Video Card ($419.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Tempest 210 ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1133.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-16 03:22 EDT-0400)

good luck