The last machine i built was maybe 6 years ago. I'm looking for some recommendations. I do a lot of graphic edition, so I was leaning toward an i7. I read on Intel's site that the i5's aren't quad core.
I also use dual 20" monitors so i need a very decent graphics card which dual dvi's ( I don't think i need a lot of on board graphics mem). Any ideas on a chip motherboard/graphics card I should get? I want to over clock it too (which I have never done). I'm open to any and all suggestions, i have been trying to catch up on current equipment. Thanks!
yeah only the i7 900 series ,800 series and the i5 750 are true quad cores,
for the graphics it matter the most you can either get a fire gl from ati or
quadro from nvidia since you are doing graphics.
i recommend the Nvidia's Quadro for workstation graphics cards if your doing allot of graphics.
If your going w/ the Core i7 processor, i don't recommend going above the 920. Anything above that is just way to expensive w/ so little gain (you can also OverClock the 920 to nearly 4.0 Ghz if you want)