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Video editing novice build for under $1000

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August 9, 2010 1:27:45 AM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: I need everything in about two weeks but the sooner the better

BUDGET RANGE: About 1000 before rebates

SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Media storage(music HD movies etc), learning to edit video via Premiere or Sony Vegas.

PARTS NOT REQUIRED:keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, amazon, or anywhere with warranty pretty much. I'm open to suggestion

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES:AMD Phenom II x6, or Intel i7 930

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION:1680x1050

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:


Basically, I'm headed overseas for a semester to study film. The laptop that I've been planning to take with me is in need of a few repairs which, through Sony, could total out to be around 500 bucks. I have saved around a thousand and figured now would be a good time to build a new desktop, because I'm more interested in power and storage these days than I have been for the past couple of years.
Also, I can scrounge up $300 for a new netbook which would serve me well for classroom note-taking as well as casual web-surfing abroad.

But my desktop, I want to be able to store and watch HD video. I also want to be able to edit video at reasonable speeds using Adobe Premiere and possibly Sony Vegas.

I need to have the machine ready to ship with me in just about exactly two weeks.

Any advice on how to proceed would be greatly appreciated.

(In reference to gaming, it is not of a great deal of importance to me. If it can run StarCraft II down the line then great, if it can't I'll still be fine.)
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