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February 6, 2010 10:08:21 PM

Hi,

Below is a list of parts I am thinking of getting.

The system will be used for Sony Vegas 9 platinum pro for editing AVCHD at 1920x1080i and for playing Microsoft flight sim now and again, oh and a bit of music creation.
I will be overclocking to around 3.8Ghz with Turbo off.

So could anyone give me any pointers please?...........................................
These parts will cost £1360 including VAT and delivery, I will do a bit more looking around for cheaper prices but the delivery charges will have to be offset against any savings.

For your info I live in the UK

Power
650W Corsair CMPSU-650TX, single 12V rail, energy efficient, quiet & cool, fully compatible

Memory
8GB 4x2GB Corsair XMS3 Dominator DDR3 PC3-12800 (1600), 240 Pin, Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 8, XMP, DHX

CPU
Intel Core i7 860, s1156, Lynnfield, Quad Core, 2.80GHz, DMI 2.5 GT/s, 8MB Cache, 95W, Retail

Motherboard
Asus P7P55D DELUXE, Intel P55 Express, S1156, DDR3 2200(OC), SATA 3Gb/s, SATA RAID, ATX

HDD x2
1TB Samsung HD103SJ Spinpoint F3, SATA 3Gb/s, 7200rpm, 32MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ, OEM x2

CPU Cooler
Thermalright MUX-120 i5 (Socket 1156) inc 4x6mm Heatpipe, 48 Alum Fins cooled via X-Silent 120mm Fan

OS
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit, Single, - OEM

Graphics Card
1GB Asus HD5770, PCI-E 2.0(x16), 4800MHz GDDR5, GPU 850MHz, 800 Cores, 2x DL DVI-I/HDMI

Wireless Card
Asus PCI-G31 54Mbps 802.11b/g Wireless PCI Adapter, Low Profile

Case
Fractal Design Define R2 Black Noise Absorbing x10 Bay ATX Case inc Front I/O

Blu Ray Burner
LG BH10LS30.AUAU10B 10x Blu-Ray Writer, 16x DVD±R, 8x +RW, 6x -RW, 12x RAM - OEM + Nero

Thanks

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February 7, 2010 11:30:57 AM

FSX is DirectX 10. The game is more cpu-intensive than gpu. If you don't plan to get the next one, you can go with a DX10 card like the HD 4860/4870/4890 to save a bit of money.

Swap the mobo out for ASUS P7P55D-E Pro which supports USB 3 & SATA 3.

The rest are good.
February 7, 2010 11:45:43 AM

Thanks for your reply.

I was looking at that mobo actually but was unsure, I will do a bit more looking at that.
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