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New Build - Need Suggestions

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May 23, 2010 2:12:22 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week

BUDGET RANGE: $650 (USD)

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: HD Video and picture editing. Capture video from HD DVR and HD Camcorder. Watching movies in HD

PARTS NOT REQUIRED: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor (Samsung:1440x900), Speakers, Floppy Drive

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES:

Case: ATX Mid-Tower with Power Supply (around 450W). Good air flow (may be 2x120mm fans, 1 in the front to pull air in and one in the back to push it out?)

Mobo: Need recommendations (probably AM3 socket)

Processor:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Graphics: Need recommendations (based on above requirements)

RAM: Minimum 4 GB (would think this much is needed for the video editing and capturing jobs)

HDD: 2 needed. # 1 to hold my OS and all programs, i think 300 GB should be enough. #2 to hold all data. 1 TB would be nice

Optical Drive: Good quality fast DVD burner. Need to burn my HD movie captures (from DVR / Camcorder) to DVD (after conversion of course)

OS: Windows 7 Home Premium (OEM) with some kind of virtualization (VMWare or Virtualbox) to run XP on top

OVERCLOCKING: No

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I would like a quiet PC

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Anonymous
May 23, 2010 2:59:07 AM
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