New Gaming, Video editing and Rendering and Programming build Tags: New Build Systems Last response: March 13, 2012 7:23 AM in Systems Share MacHooper March 12, 2012 11:21:15 PM Approximate Purchase Date: A month or two Budget Range: £1500 willing to push it to £1800 but prefer it to be lower System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Video Rendering and photo Editing, Programming, Web surfing and college work Parts Not Required:Keyboard, Mouse Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Aria.co.uk Novatech.co.uk Overclockers.co.uk Ebuyer.co.uk Country: United Kingdom Parts Preferences: Preferably a nice looking case, 24" or higher monitor Overclocking: Basic low end overclocking SLI or Crossfire: More than likely in the future Monitor Resolution: I have an old VGA 19" monitor which is why I would like a 24" or higher but not over 27" Additional Comments: I would prefer a case with a window and high airflow, Here are the components I have already picked. Motherboard: ASROCK 990FX EXTREME3 AMD 990FX (Socket AM3+) DDR3 PCI-Express ATX Motherboard https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Motherboards... Graphics Card: Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7970 OC 3072MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Car... Power Supply: 1050W Corsair HX Series 80PLUS Silver Modular Power Supply (I realise its overkill but its so I don't have to buy a new one for future upgrades.) https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Power+Suppli... Memory: GeiL Black Dragon 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Memory/DDR3/... Storage: 2TB Seagate ST2000DM001 Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 6GB/s Hard Drive https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Hard+Drives/... Boot Drive: OCZ Agility 3 120GB 2.5" SATA-III Solid State Hard Drive https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Solid+State+... CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Cooling/CPU+... Optical Drive: LiteOn Version B 24x Internal SATA DVD RW Drive [IHAS124-19] https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Blu-Ray+%2F+... Right so I didn't mention a case as I am looking for input on a nice looking case preferably with a window but can live without and hight airflow. The other thing I am sceptical about is for my purposes (eg. Gaming as well as video rendering etc.) would I be better off with a intel core i7 3820 quad core ( https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Intel+Core+i7-3820... ) or with the AMD FX 6 Core or Eight Core Processor? Thanks in advance Mac More about : gaming video editing rendering programming build sosofm March 13, 2012 7:19:13 AM I did a PC with 2600k , is the best for video rendering. MOBO : ASUS P8Z68-V/GEN3 https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/ASUS+P8Z68-V%2FGEN... CPU : I7 2600K https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/CPUs+%2F+Pro... RAM : G.Skill Sniper Low Voltage 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/G.Skill+Sniper+Low... DVD-RW : LiteOn Version B 24x https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Blu-Ray+%2F+... HDD : 2TB Seagate ST2000DM001 Barracuda 7200.12 SATA 6GB/s Hard Drive https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Hard+Drives/... SSD : Mushkin Chronos 120GB 2.5" SATA-III https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Solid+State+Drives... PSU : 850W Corsair HX Series 80PLUS Silver Modular https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Power+Suppli... GPU : Gigabyte AMD Radeon HD 7970 OC 3072MB GDDR5 https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Graphics+Car... CPU COOLER : Thermalright Archon Rev. A (150mm fan) Quiet CPU Cooler https://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/Thermalright+Archo... OS : MICROSOFT Windows Home Premium 7 SP1 64-bit https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Software/Operating+Syst... MONITOR : Asus VE248H True 24" https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Monitors/24+Inch+Monito... CASE : Corsair Obsidian 650D Black https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Cases/MIDI+T... TOTAL : £1618.50 with delivery taxes. azeem40 March 13, 2012 7:23:25 AM Even if you Cf the 7970, 1050W is way overkill. 850W is good enough. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help with new build for video editing, rendering, programming and gaming Forum whats a good cpu for,gaming,3d rendering,media,video editing and programing?(computer build help) Forum SolvedSuggestions for computer build - Video editing, rendering, gaming Forum SolvedNew system for gaming/heavy video editing and rendering Forum SolvedFirst time builder, gaming, video editing and rendering. Good build? Forum SolvedGaming/Rendering/Video Editing PC Build (1st Attempt) Forum SolvedMaking New Gaming/Video Editing/Rendering computer! 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