~1000 first time build for cs6/music production

Approximate Purchase Date: within the month

Budget Range: around $1000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: FL studio, Premiere Pro, AE, Photoshop,

Are you buying a monitor: Yes / No

Parts to Upgrade: (e.g.: CPU, mobo, RAM) **Include Power Supply Make & Model If Re-using**

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: doesn't matter

Location: Columbus, OH

Parts Preferences: none

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Uneducated haha

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: As I understand it, Half of cs6 utilizes CUDA cores (why i chose the gtx 570) but photoshop and speedgrade only use opengl/cl so the gtx 570 would be useless. Confused on this selection because of that. Also, how should I go about buying fans for my case?

Why Are You Upgrading: Desire to learn to build and my laptop wont run cs6 well


CPU - Intel Core i7-2700K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor

CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler

MOBO - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard

RAM - G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory

STORAGE - Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive

+ crucial m4 128gb ssd and 320gb hdd

GPU - MSI GeForce GTX 570 1.25GB Video Card

CASE - Cooler Master HAF XM (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case

PSU - Antec 620W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply
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  1. im into music production a little myself and having 2 monitors would be a really good investment
  2. I'm really new to building. Would that just mean I crossfire?
  3. No you wouldnt have to CF for something like this, if you were gaming you would have to but not for music production
  4. would you just have to run one monitor off the hdmi and the other off a different connection? forgive my ignorance
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