[New System Build] Budget Multi-Tasking computer Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: November 28, 2009 7:33 PM in Systems Share eldarko November 27, 2009 12:51:30 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next month. BUDGET RANGE: ~600 $US SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Heavy Multitasking - Video Encoding, Photo Editing, Web Dev., Media Server. It rarely gets used for games. PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive, case. I have a 380 watt Antec PSU and expect I need something larger: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: www.newegg.com or cheapest COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: U.S. PARTS PREFERENCES: Looking at the best bang for the buck which I think it would be the AMD Phenom II X4 955. Going in a Lian Li PC-65 case: http://www.xoxide.com/lianlipc65.html OVERCLOCKING: Maybe CROSSFIRE: Maybe (Don't think it's necessary) MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: The PC is on 24/7 so I would like something relatively power efficient. Most of the time I use the computer through remote desktop. CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition $165.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or Intel Core i5 750 $150.00 http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml... Motherboard: ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 $119.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... or ASUS P7P55D LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard $149.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) $69.99 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Graphics Card: ? More about : system build budget multi tasking computer eldarko November 27, 2009 11:18:14 PM Bump. I'm wondering if the Intel I5-750 is a better choice as it draws less power and I may not have to replace the PSU. Thoughts? m 0 l eldarko November 28, 2009 7:33:27 PM bump m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources [New System Build] Light Gaming, Multitasking ~$700 budget Forum Building a new system for gaming/multitasking Forum [New Build] Budget $500 Media Intensive Multi-Tasking Forum SolvedNew System Build: Please evaluate my 'Budget Gaming Computer' Forum SolvedLow budget Barebones parts needed for gaming/multitasking build Forum [New System Build] first build!/ WoW computer/$1000 - $1500 budget Forum SolvedBuild PC for multitasking. Budget 1000$ Forum [New System build]Making a new computer($1200 budget) Forum For a Very Low Budget Video Editing and Multitasking Computer, should I get the AMD FX-6300 or Intel i3-4130? Forum SolvedNeed some help with new gaming computer build - Budget USD$1025 Forum SolvedNew workstation/multitasking build Forum SolvedNew Budget System build under $500 Forum Solved$500 budget multitasking computer Forum $350 Budget Build: Multi-tasking, media, light video editing Forum SolvedHelp me build a new computer ( 700-800$ budget) Forum SolvedHelp With New i5 or i7 Multitasking Build Below $1200 Forum SolvedNew build budget gaming computer Forum SolvedWant to Build New Budget system, couple ?'s Forum SolvedBudget AMD Gaming computer - July 11th 2013 System Build - ordered all the parts - what do you think? & a couple questions. Forum SolvedAdvice Needed: Budget Gaming and Multi-tasking build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !