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Build or buy Video editing PC for under $700

I was wondering if I should buy a video editing PC or I should build one for under $700. If I were to buy a PC it would be this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227531
Can I build a PC that is better than this for under $700? If I can, can you guys show me the components so i can build it? I would like Windows 8/8.1 included in the build. Also I want the PC to be upgrade friendly for the future
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  1. Are you gaming also? Or just video editing?
  2. gaming yes or no?
  3. iceclock said:
    gaming yes or no?



    A little gaming, but mostly video editing
  4. TechyInAZ said:
    Are you gaming also? Or just video editing?



    A little gaming, but mostly video editing
  5. Best answer
    [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KWyfnQ) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KWyfnQ/by_merchant/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd6300wmw6khk) | $115.98 @ SuperBiiz
    **CPU Cooler** | [Zalman CNPS7000V(AL)-1-PWM CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-cpu-cooler-cnps7000val1pwm) | $9.99 @ Mwave
    **Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga970ads3p) | $74.99 @ Newegg
    **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2kit4g3d1609ds1s00) | $74.99 @ Micro Center
    **Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-drive-st1000dm003) | $52.91 @ OutletPC
    **Video Card** | [EVGA GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-video-card-01gp42650kr) | $89.99 @ Micro Center
    **Case** | [Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-200r) | $39.99 @ Newegg
    **Power Supply** | [XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9) | $55.98 @ SuperBiiz
    **Optical Drive** | [Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lite-on-optical-drive-ihas124-04) | $19.98 @ OutletPC
    **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700404) | $97.98 @ OutletPC
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $632.78
  6. iceclock said:
    [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KWyfnQ) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/KWyfnQ/by_merchant/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd6300wmw6khk) | $115.98 @ SuperBiiz
    **CPU Cooler** | [Zalman CNPS7000V(AL)-1-PWM CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-cpu-cooler-cnps7000val1pwm) | $9.99 @ Mwave
    **Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga970ads3p) | $74.99 @ Newegg
    **Memory** | [Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-bls2kit4g3d1609ds1s00) | $74.99 @ Micro Center
    **Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-drive-st1000dm003) | $52.91 @ OutletPC
    **Video Card** | [EVGA GeForce GTX 650 1GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-video-card-01gp42650kr) | $89.99 @ Micro Center
    **Case** | [Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-case-200r) | $39.99 @ Newegg
    **Power Supply** | [XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb9) | $55.98 @ SuperBiiz
    **Optical Drive** | [Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lite-on-optical-drive-ihas124-04) | $19.98 @ OutletPC
    **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700404) | $97.98 @ OutletPC
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $632.78


    Thanks man! BTW is the AMD FX 8320 compatible with the motherboard on this set up?
  7. yes but u say 700$ i can add it to the build

    http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

    713$ 13$ is worth the upgrade hehe
  8. iceclock said:
    yes but u say 700$ i can add it to the build

    http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/partlist/

    713$ 13$ is worth the upgrade hehe




    Hahahaha thanks! But then, wouldn't this computer be cheaper? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16883227531
  9. that computer has several parts that are not well balanced my build is the best parts for your hard earned money
  10. iceclock said:
    that computer has several parts that are not well balanced my build is the best parts for your hard earned money



    Thanks! Not trying to offend you or anything, but can you show me some examples that are not well balanced in the computer?
  11. the motherboard that pc has isnt good.

    the ram better on the one i chose

    the powersupply i chose is superior

    the cooler i chose runs cooler
  12. iceclock said:
    the motherboard that pc has isnt good.

    the ram better on the one i chose

    the powersupply i chose is superior

    the cooler i chose runs cooler



    Oh ok! BTW I changed the case in your build to the Rosewill Blackhawk if that's okay. Also I think I'm going to upgrade to the AMD FX-8350. Should I add a CPU cooler or do you know if the CPU comes with a cooler already
  13. the retail cooler is fine and case is fine also
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