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$700 comp for vid editing and light gaming

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October 10, 2009 4:59:41 AM

AMD Athlon II X4 620 Quad Core Processor (AM3) PHP 5500.00 ($110)

Gigabyte GA-MA785G-UD3H AMD 785G PHP 5690.00 ($112)

Kingston™ dual 4g ddr2 800 x 2pcs (total of 8gb) php 6400.00 ($125)

Samsung (SH-S223) 22X dvdrw sata PHP 1300.00 ($25)

Duke (du08a-bk) mesh atx, black PHP 1000.00 ($20) -cheapest case i could find with decent cooling

Seagate 500gb/16mb 7200.12 sata PHP 2595.00 ($55)

Corsair 400CX 80PLUS 400watts PHP 2580.00 ($55)

Samsung 23" (2343BWX) wide screen monitor PHP 11100.00 ($220)

OS: Windows 7 rc1 64bit

This build is for a friend who will be using it primarily for video editing and some light gaming. I would like to know how this build would perform for the said tasks. any comments would be greatly appreciated. thanks.

PS: Prices are both in Philippine peso and USD. vid card to follow. still waiting for nvidia to release their next gen cards.

More about : 700 comp vid editing light gaming

October 10, 2009 5:29:30 AM

if your light gaming, why wait for nvidia next gen cards? also, afaik, nvidia next gen card will eat dust from ati current gen cards.
October 10, 2009 5:38:50 AM

ok so should i advise my friend to get a 5870 or 5850 instead? or would the 4200 igp do for now?
October 10, 2009 6:23:26 AM

comments anyone?