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New i7 system photo processing/gaming

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August 8, 2011 12:35:15 PM

hello! I have decided to build a new system, not from scratch, i will be using some of the older parts i have

Approximate Purchase Date: Before the Aug 20th

Budget Range: $700 CAD before tax!

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Photo,video processing(Photoshop, final cut, HDR compilation, gaming, multitasking)

Parts Not Required: Monitor, Keyboard/mouse, GPU, PSU, OS, DVD drive, CASE

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Any, cheaper the better =D

Country of Origin: Canada

Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080,

Heres what I have come up so far


CPU Intel i7 2600k $330


ASUS P8P67 Pro REV3.0 ATX P67 LGA1155 DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI Sandy Bridge B3 Motherboard

Ram.. ??? dont know!


I want to get a SSD..I donno if time has matured to get a ssd.. i know that everything runs faster on SSD especially for photo editing etc.

so it depends if its in budget.

Total so far $590

Thanks all for looking!

Any critique is welcomed!!

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August 8, 2011 8:45:31 PM

I think I will go with the p8p67 deluxe + i7 2600k. There is a combo for $499. so i guess that those ram will be compatible then?
August 9, 2011 4:28:51 AM

^ That is a good price for that combo,... Yes the RAM will be fine,...