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Need help with Video editing system

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January 17, 2011 9:23:07 PM

I needed to upgrade my current system to be able to start editing video. Yes it will serve as a gaming machine as well (Civilization 5 and some FPS). I usually make MB/CPU upgrades every 4 to 5 years, so it is about time. I would like to assemble the following. Please give me your thoughts and opinions!

Video Editing System 2011:

Computer Builder System Sheet

Item Brand/Model Vendor Price Shipping Tax Rebate Total

Case: Corsair 600T Tigerdirect.com $159.99 Free $0.00 $159.99
PSU: PC P& Cooling 750W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Free
Mobo:ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Tigerdirect.com $239.99 $4.29 $0.00 $244.28
CPU: Intel Core i7 2600k Micro Center $279.99 Free $25.90 $305.89
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws 8GB DDR3 1600 Newegg.com $89.99 Free $6.60 -$10.00 $86.59
Video Card #1: EVGA GTX 570 Amazon.com $349.99 Free $0.00 $349.99
Video Card #2:

HDD #1:Samsung 1TB 7200RPM 32mb Amazon.com $59.99 Free $0.00 $59.99
HDD #2:Samsung 1TB 7200RPM 32mb Amazon.com $59.99 Free $0.00 $59.99
HDD #3:
SSD #1:
SSD #2:
"$1,239.93" "$1,266.72"

Optical #1: Plextor PX755SA Free
Optical #2: Samsung SH-S183L/BSBN Free
Sound Card: Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS Free
LAN:

Monitor #1: Dell 24 WFP2408 Free
Monitor #2: Samsung 24 Free
Monitor #3:
Keyboard: Microsoft Natural 4000 Free
Speakers: Kilpsch 4.1 Free
OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Free

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January 18, 2011 12:22:32 AM

Case - $170 - Antec 1200 V3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Case Fans - Later - Antec 120 mm
PSU - $120 - Antec CP850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
MoBo - $490 - ASUS P8P67 Pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...
CPU - incl above - Intel Core i5-2600K http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Cooler - $40 - Scythe SCMG 2100 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
TIM - $5 - Shin Etsu http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
RAM - $80 - 2 x (2 x 4GB) Corsair CAS 9 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - $370 - EVGA GTX 570 Superclocked http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
GFX - Later - Same
HD - $55 - Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 rpm http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
HD - $55 - Same
SSD - $195 - OCZ Vertex 2 3.5" 120GB http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

$1580 total ...$1775 if ya pop for a 2nd SSD

I am adding a more modern PSU just in case ... wondering if that old PCP&C has the necessary PCI-E connectors....also 750 watts can't handle a 2nd GFX card in case ya wanna upgrade down the road.

This MoBo / CPU combo saves $60 and gives you Civilization V for free.

Ya didn't have a Cooler....scrap the $45 expense if not looking for serious overclocks

RAM saves $10

HD's save $10

Consider the superclocked version of the GFX card for $20 more

I'd skip the sound card, on board probably equal to or better than



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