Video Encoding/ multi-tasking ~$850-$950 Please critique/suggest Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: July 21, 2010 10:57 AM in Systems Share maxlol July 18, 2010 8:51:02 PM This is what I have so far let me know what you guys think. $200 - Intel Core i7 930 CPU-from Microcenter $210 - Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD3R Intel X58 ATX Motherboard[/QUOTE] $135 - G.Skill F3-10666CL9T-6GBNQ 3 x 2GB DDR3 1333 RAM $40 - XFX HD-545X-YNH2 Radeon HD 5450 512MB PCI-E Video Card $75 - Samsung Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive $18 - LG GH22NS40 DVD Burner $70 - Cooler Master CM690 II ATX Case $75 - Antec NEO ECO 620C 620W PSU --- Total: $823 plus tax and shipping. Please critique More about : video encoding multi tasking 850 950 critique suggest mindless728 July 18, 2010 9:01:10 PM looks pretty good for your uses, though you could drop down to a good 450-500w PSU (Antec has a neo 500w for $50 on the egg) m 0 l maxlol July 18, 2010 10:49:13 PM Thanks for looking. I'd like to get a little more input just because some of these deals expire today. ttt m 0 l Related resources G620, G850, or AMD for Video Encoding - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ubernoobie July 18, 2010 11:23:13 PM it's good, you could save by using a lesser psu. If you do not intend on upgrading, a decent 400-500watt will be enough m 0 l maxlol July 19, 2010 12:08:38 AM I am thinking about grabbing this evga board what do you guys think? EVGA X58 FTW3 132-GT-E768-KR LGA m 0 l batuchka a b B Homebuilt system July 19, 2010 9:57:53 AM $708AR? m 0 l maxlol July 19, 2010 3:46:34 PM batuchka said:$708AR? http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q205/batuchka/Untitled-906.jpg That is a hell of a budget build! From the little bit I understand the i7 outperforms in regard to cpu intensive tasks like video encoding. m 0 l batuchka a b B Homebuilt system July 21, 2010 10:57:42 AM Thubans and Nehalems/i7 Lynnfields go toe to toe from what i gather but obviously fall short of Gulftown ^^ LGA 2011 to replace LGA 1366, LGA 1155 to replace LGA 1156 and the above price with SSD though is of prime importance hehe http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cpus/2010/04/21/intel-... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !