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Need help building my first PC, Optimized for Cinema 4D & Adobe CS5

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November 15, 2011 2:33:03 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: Black Friday to Christmas

Budget Range: $1400 after rebates + shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: 3D rendering, video editing, surfing the internet, light gaming

Parts Not Required: Mouse, OS

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg, tiger direct, frys, ncix (best buy if magically lower prices)

Country: U.S. (West Coast)

Parts Preferences: by brand or type: Intel CPU & motherboard w/PCI-E 3.0

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 at the lowest

Additional Comments: Going to be multitasking, using programs utilizing multiple cores, hyper threading will help (more cores the better!), hoping to overclock to around 4.7GHz, not concerned very much with video card

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November 15, 2011 2:49:46 AM

Intel 2600k
Z68 motherboard
4 x4 gig of 1600MHz RAM running at 1.5 volts
GTX 560 , or Radeon 6850 , GTX 560 ti depending on how the budget is running
40 -60 gig SSD for caching using the Z68
Boot hard drive
Hard drive 2 in RAID 1 for real time data back up
Antec P 183 V3 case for cooling and quiet
650 watt psu

The dell ultra sharp monitor , or similar IPS panel lcd
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November 15, 2011 2:52:52 AM

Thanks man this is basically what I had in mind
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November 17, 2011 11:56:36 PM

Best answer selected by YouGotJaked.
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