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Where do I look for a $1000 video editing pc build?

Hello, I need to build a pc for a 10 minute corporate video contract I just got. I only have about a $1000 budget. I will be doing video editing, After Effects titling and Ken Burns effect, and music.
I have the software already (windows 7 home and Adobe CS) and just need to know what hardware is current. I have built many PC's in my time, but I haven't kept up to date for the last 3 years so I'm unfamiliar with everything again. I have 2 weeks or more to research this, so I can take my time here to find the best system. But if there's already a good guide system, I'd rather just use that.
Thanks for starting me out on this!
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    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/261222-31-build-advice <----- :bounce:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129042 $59.95 FREE SHIPPING
    Antec Three Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.619745 Combo Discount: -$14.99 Combo Price: $379.99
    Intel Core i7-2600 Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600
    ASRock H67M-ITX LGA 1155 Intel H67 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226095 $81.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 996770

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.616844 ombo Discount: -$13.00 Combo Price: $101.98 $10.00 Mail-In Rebate Card Price After Mail-In Rebate(s): $91.98
    CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 (CMPSU-500CX) 500W ATX12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204 $18.99
    ASUS Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 24X DVD Burner - Bulk - OEM

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127527 $119.99 - $99.99 after mail-in rebate FREE SHIPPING
    MSI N450GTS-M2D1GD5/OC GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
  2. Thank you, Why_Me, I appreciate the help. I will fill this in to be proper about things and I will start looking at your recommendations.


    Approximate Purchase Date: April 15th to 30th, 2011

    Budget Range: $1000 after rebates, including buying 2 monitors.

    System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video Editing, After Effects, Music production.

    Parts Not Required: keyboard and mouse

    Preferred Website(s) for Parts: No preference

    Country of Origin: USA - Seattle, Washington

    Parts Preferences: by brand or type: No Preference

    Overclocking: Maybe - I don't know enough about it.

    SLI or Crossfire: Maybe - I don't know what this is.

    Monitor Resolution: At least HD Video resolution, which I think is 1920x1080,

    Thanks.
    -Olaf
  3. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009275 $129.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Acer G215HAbd-1 Black 21.5" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ACM 50,000:1
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  5. Hi, Why_Me, and anyone else who may be reading this.

    My budget came through! Yay! I am ready to pull the trigger on this over the weekend or on Monday. I made a few changes (case, mobo) but basically went with the recommended build. Only thing is, a number of the combo's suggested have expired. I wonder if you would take a look at this build and my changes to it and comment on or recommend changes to find some savings. My budget has nudged up a bit, but I'd like to save as much as possible.


    CASE:
    I wanted a quiet case, this is $30 more than the recommended but has great silence ratings:
    Antec Solo Black/Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
    $89.99

    MOBO:
    The motherboard recommended has been out of stock and reads sold out, so this is the next-most expensive one in the same line:
    ASRock H61M/U3S3 LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
    $79.99

    PROCESSOR:
    Intel Core i7 2600
    Intel Core i7-2600 Sandy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) LGA 1155 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor BX80623I72600
    $299.99

    MEMORY:
    (Combo with the Proc. gets me $15 mir)
    Patriot Gamer 2 Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PGD38G1600ELK
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220558
    $99.99

    PSU:
    CORSAIR Builder Series CX500 (CMPSU-500CX) 500W ATX12V v2.3 Active PFC Power Supply
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371044
    $79.99

    HD (x2):
    SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 HD103SJ 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152185
    $64.99
    $64.99

    DVD Burner:
    ASUS Black
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827135204
    $20.99

    VIDEO CARD:
    (Price went up a scoch, should I consider another?)
    MSI N450GTS-M2D1GD5/OC GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127527
    $104.99 after mail-in rebate

    MONITOR (x2!)
    Acer G215HAbd-1 Black 21.5" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 ACM 50,000:1
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009275
    $129.99
    $129.99

    Total:
    $1165.89


    I would love to bring that down some, any thoughts?
    -Olaf
    Thyanks agyain fyor yor hyelps.
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  6. The H67 mobo's don't support 1600hz RAM. That and you want low voltage RAM...as in 1.5v or less.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226095 $81.99 FREE SHIPPING
    Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Desktop Memory Model 996770
  7. Ok, thanks for catching that. I will go with the one you're suggesting. Any other savings you see over the next couple of days would be very appreciated.

    Thanks for asking my stupid questions, when I ask Google, it tells me to check with you!
    -Olaf
  8. Hey! Everything arrived and I built it last night!

    It went fine, though I forgot how many damn things had to be plugged in!

    Only problem I had was the last step, When I plug in the video card, I don't get any signal to the monitors. Works fine with onboard video, but with the card, lights light, fans whir, but monitor shows no signal... Any thoughts?

    I should probably post a new thread for this, but if anyone considers the same build I wanted them to see this.
    -Olaf
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