New i7 system photo processing/gaming Tags: New Build Photo Systems Last response: August 9, 2011 4:28 AM in Systems Share replicat0r 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 http://ncix.com/products/?sku=57960&vpn=BX80623I72600K&... Mobo ASUS P8P67 Pro REV3.0 ATX P67 LGA1155 DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI Sandy Bridge B3 Motherboard http://ncix.com/products/?sku=59317&vpn=P8P67%20PRO%20R... Ram.. ??? dont know! SSD-?? 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!! More about : system photo processing gaming gkay09 August 8, 2011 12:47:24 PM ^ RAM - 8GB DDR3 http://ncix.com/products/?sku=57953&vpn=F3-12800CL9D-8G... http://ncix.com/products/?sku=60640&vpn=996995&manufact... Mobo - This is pretty good and has got very good reviews,... http://ncix.com/products/?sku=62701&vpn=GA-Z68XP-UD3&ma... If you have money left, then a SSD would be a good addition,... replicat0r 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? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gkay09 August 9, 2011 4:28:51 AM ^ That is a good price for that combo,... Yes the RAM will be fine,... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forum$1,500 graphics processing/gaming rig ForumVideo processing/gaming rig RAM and video card selection ForumHelp me beat this DELL system . Needed for professional photo editing ForumPlease! Critique my Future System .. Best Choices? ForumNew RAW photo -editing system ForumNeed Advice: Photo Editing budget build $800 ish i7 ForumNeed advice for photo editing i7 build ForumNew build suggestions, $800-1000 Photo Editing and Gaming rig. Forum[ new build] photo editing / gaming pc Forum[urgent!!]building new rig for video and photo editing, games ForumAdvice for building a new i7 system ($2k budget) ForumRequest advice on Dell system for video & photo editing (no gaming) ForumNew Photo Editing Build - Have not done a build in over 10 years ForumCore i7 - Photo Editing + SAS ForumPCI compatibility question More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !