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New build for business station/ day trading PC

Last response: in Systems
January 10, 2011 11:15:37 PM

Approximate Purchase Date: (next week or so))

Range: 800-1200

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Day trading, business applications, database maitanance, email, web browsing

Preferred Website(s) for Parts:

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: stable parts

Overclocking: no

SLI or Crossfire: no

Monitor Resolution: dual 23" widescreens

Additional Comments: I just need it to handle 14 open day trading charts without crashing or lagging, and handle peachtree, excel, word ect.... about 7 apps open at a time. I also wanted to use win7 pro 64-bit. Just need it super stable, cannot afford a glitch in the middle of day trading. Will be running windows 7 64-bit


ASUS DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS Black SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

COOLER MASTER HAF 912 RC-912-KKN1 Black SECC/ ABS Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Rosewill RV2-700 700W ATX12V v2.3 / EPS12V SLI Ready Power Supply

Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

SAPPHIRE 100254HDMI Radeon HD 4650 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM

Intel Core i5-2500 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I52500

ASUS P8H67-M PRO/CSM LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Intel Motherboard

January 11, 2011 4:28:31 PM

anyone have any better choices for same cost?
January 11, 2011 9:16:13 PM

Looks pretty good. Take out the 4650, though, and replace it with a 5670, for Eyefinity capability (up to 3 monitors).