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March 4, 2012 8:32:57 AM

Hi this is going to be my first build and had a few questions. Is this build good for video editing and gaming? is there a way to increase the performance without increasing the price to much? is the PSU overkill? (I will be overclocking so is the cpu cooler ok)

Case- cm haf 922

CPU- i5 2500k

Motherboard- Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3

Graphics card- Asus GTX 560 ti

RAM- Corsair 8GB Vengeance Jet Black Low Profile 8GB DDR3 1600 MHz

DVD drive- sony AD-7280S-0B

CPU cooler- cm hyper 212 evo

Hard drvie- 750GB Samsung Spinpoint MT2 Hard Drive

thanks :) 

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March 4, 2012 8:56:25 AM

It will do fine for gameing but vid editing you would be better off w/ 2600k or even 3930k 2011..
March 4, 2012 8:59:26 AM

The cooler is good.

Can't comment on PSU as you forgot to list it :non: 

If your video editing why not toss in 16GB RAM. RAM is cheapish right now so may as well.

Without defining what bumping the price too much is thats hard to comment on but for an extra £35 ($50 ish) you could get a 560ti 448 edition which would bump performance.
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March 4, 2012 9:07:08 AM

sorry the psu is a OCZ ZT Series 750 Watt 80PLUS Bronze Performance Fully Modular
March 4, 2012 9:09:18 AM

Thats plenty for that setup and leaves you expansion room in the future
March 4, 2012 9:11:20 AM

ok thank you for the help
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