[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 [New System build]Making a new computer($1200 budget) Forum SolvedBuild PC for multitasking. Budget 1000$ 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 Solved$500 budget multitasking computer Forum SolvedNew Budget System build under $500 Forum SolvedHelp With New i5 or i7 Multitasking Build Below $1200 Forum $350 Budget Build: Multi-tasking, media, light video editing Forum SolvedAdvice Needed: Budget Gaming and Multi-tasking build Forum SolvedHelp me build a new computer ( 700-800$ budget) Forum SolvedBudget AMD Gaming computer - July 11th 2013 System Build - ordered all the parts - what do you think? & a couple questions. Forum SolvedWant to Build New Budget system, couple ?'s Forum SolvedNew build budget gaming computer Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !