Graphics Build Help Please Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: July 28, 2012 12:21 PM in Systems Share zzyzx242 July 27, 2012 10:36:25 PM Hi All, So many parts, so much confusion! I'm looking for advice on building a workstation that will be used for basic Photoshop CS6, Lightroom 4 and internet browsing. I will not be using this for gaming. Approximate Purchase Date: As soon as I get the part figured out. Budget Range: $1000.00 to $1500.00 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Internet, Photoshop, Lightroom Are you buying a monitor: No Parts to Upgrade: CPU, RAM, Video Card, Power Supply, Case Do you need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com, but open to suggestions Location: City, State/Region, Country - Austin, TX Parts Preferences: Intel Cpu. I have had good luck with Asus mobo's in the past. Overclocking: Maybe Your Monitor Resolution: 1280x1024 Thanks for the help! More about : graphics build TheBigTroll July 28, 2012 12:28:26 AM do you have microcenter from where you live. it makes things much cheaper this wont be playing games http://pcpartpicker.com/p/dcQ4 m 0 l avenseth12 July 28, 2012 12:41:02 AM CPU: Intel Core i3-2120 Sandy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 $124 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Cooler: Use stock cooler Mobo: ASUS P8Z77-V LE LGA 1155 Intel Z77 $159 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU: EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti $124 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... SSD: OCZ Vertex 4 VTX4-25SAT3-128G 2.5" 128GB $114 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST3000DM001 3TB 7200 RPM $149 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... PSU: Rosewill HIVE Series HIVE-650 650W Continuous @40°C, 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified, Modular $84 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Case: Antec Three Hundred Illusion Black Steel ATX Mid Tower $59 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM: CORSAIR XMS3 16GB (2 x 8GB) $104 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... DVD: ASUS 24X DVD Burner $19 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Total = $936 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer zzyzx242 July 28, 2012 12:21:01 PM Thank you for the feedback. This gives me a great start! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedplease help ragarding graphics card... budget PC build Forum SolvedFirst-time build, Graphics Card (and RAM) install issues, please help. Forum First computer build, graphics cards help please guys Forum SolvedWhich of these graphic cards for new build? (Need help, please answer) Forum Help me choose an adequate graphics card for the new rig I'm building, please Forum Please help me a choose a new graphics card most suitable to my current build Forum SolvedUpgrading my graphics please help me ?!?! Forum SolvedWindows 7 black screen after boot (Graphics card issue) Please help... Forum SolvedPlease Help! My computer isn't detecting my graphics card. Forum Solvedplease help me buy a good graphics card ,last approach Forum Solvedhelp please. mini tower graphics card advice Forum SolvedUpgrading a Graphics Card Please Help! Forum SolvedPlease help me decide on a new graphics card for my PC Forum SolvedHelp with Graphics upgrade please! Forum Solvedgraphics card please help Forum SolvedPlease help me with a graphics card Forum SolvedGraphics Cards and Motherboards? Help please Forum SolvedPlease respond quickly! Need help with Graphics card and Motherboard! Forum SolvedNo VGA output while my graphics card is installed. Please help? Forum New gaming build. Please help me leave low graphics settings behind. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !