Building a new machine.. advice please Tags: New Build Systems Last response: December 19, 2008 10:52 AM in Systems Share keynote December 17, 2008 9:09:42 AM Hi. I'm new to this forum. I'm looking to build a new machine for heavy Photoshop and Video editing use. I'm currenly using a Pentium 4 with 1gb RAM.. so I badly need the upgrade!! Been looking around on Ebuyer and have picked out the following: (quick codes included) - Coolermaster Elite 330 Black Case With CM eXtreme Power 650W PSU *SPECIAL OFFER* - 148683 - Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz (FSB 1333MHz) Socket 775 L2 12MB Cache Retail - 141515 - ASUS P5E-V HDMI iG35 Socket 775 onboard VGA 8 channel audio ATX Motherboard - 141251 - Kingston 4GB (2x2GB) DDR2 800MHz/PC2-6400 HyperX Memory Non-ECC CL5 - 133709 - XFX 9400GT 1GB DDR2 VGA DVI HDTV Out PCI-E Graphics Card - 149112 What I need to know is, are these parts compatible with eachother, or would I be better off with a different combination? I havent built a pc in about 4 years so i'm a little out of touch. Appreciate the help Keynote. More about : building machine advice evongugg December 19, 2008 10:52:26 AM How about i7? LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner Black SATA Model iHAS120-04 - OEM NZXT Apollo Black SECC Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM POWERCOLOR AX4870 512MD5-PPH Radeon HD 4870 512MB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Update Antec True Power Trio TP3-650 650W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply with Three 12V Rails - Update G.SKILL 3GB (3 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Triple Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-Update ASUS P6T GIGABYTE GA-EX58-UD5 LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail Intel Core i7 920 Nehalem 2.66GHz LGA 1366 130W Quad-Core Processor Model BX80601920 - Retail Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew Build Gaming Machine Under $800 Advice Please Forum Advice please on my idea of when to build a new machine Forum SolvedNew build advice for gaming machine with ability to run SolidWorks CAD Forum SolvedCreating a New build from an old AMD E-machine with Intel CPU and need some advice. Forum Need helping building a new machine please! Forum Building New Machine - Need Advice Forum Need advice on building a new $500-$800 amd machine Forum SolvedVideo Edit Machine New Build advice wanted Forum New games machine - advice needed please. Forum Building a new machine... (Need advice) Forum New Career, New Machine($700aprox. build advice) Forum SolvedOld Rig Dead - Building New On Old Parts - Need Advice Please Forum SolvedBuilding a new Gaming PC, need Advice Please Forum Building new machine from scratch please Help :) Forum SolvedAdvice Needed: Looking to buy a new build, please review my choices. Forum New Build Advice - £1000 machine Forum SolvedNew build cooling advice please? i5 / Z97-A / 500R Forum New Gaming Machine Build - Thoughts/Advice? Forum SolvedI Would like some solid advice for the Linux Machine I am Building. Forum SolvedPlease give me advice on a new build? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !