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AMD desktop for video editing and after effects

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January 8, 2010 11:04:54 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: 3 wks
BUDGET RANGE: 500-800
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: simple video editing, games, everyday tasks)
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor
PARTS PREFERENCES: AMD Processor, pref. Best Dual-Core
OVERCLOCKING: No SLI OR CROSSFIRE:No
MONITOR RESOLUTION: Min. 1280 x 1024

Thanks.
January 9, 2010 2:00:16 PM

My recommendation:
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Sony Optiarc 24X DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Black SATA Model AD-7240S-0B

Sony Optiarc 24X DVD/CD Rewritable Drive Black SATA Model AD-7240S-0B - OEM
Item #: N82E16827118030
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SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5

SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD502HJ 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
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Return Policy: Standard Return Policy



$54.99

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ASUS EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

ASUS EAH5850/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16814121361
Return Policy: VGA Replacement Only Return Policy

-$10.00 Instant


$309.99
$299.99

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OCZ Gold Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G10664GK

OCZ Gold Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1066 (PC3 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ3G10664GK - Retail
Item #: N82E16820227346
Return Policy: Memory Standard Return Policy

-$10.00 Instant


$89.99
$79.99

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AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Processor Model HDZ550WFGIBOX

AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Callisto 3.1GHz Socket AM3 80W Dual-Core Processor Model HDZ550WFGIBOX - Retail
Item #: N82E16819103680
Return Policy: CPU Replacement Only Return Policy



$99.00

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OCZ StealthXStream OCZ700SXS 700W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply
GIGABYTE GA-MA770T-UD3P AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

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OCZ StealthXStream OCZ700SXS 700W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817341019
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

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GIGABYTE GA-MA770T-UD3P AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813128392
Return Policy: Standard Return Policy

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Service Net Replacement Extended Warranty Plan

The product will be replaced and shipped directly to you at no charge(more info13-128-3921.0.18)
o 1 year: $9.99
o 2 year: $16.99

-$25.00 Instant
-$20.00 Combo
$30.00 Mail-in Rebate Card17-341-019
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$184.98
$139.98

Subtotal: $699.94
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There's a $40 MIR. Substract that from total. You still need an ATX case:

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