Need help on a decent new build pc budget $500 and $900.. please help

***A friend of mine wants to buy a pc for video editing. simple editing like recording off a ps3 with hdpvr and making intros for game montages maybe using sony vegas or cinema 4d.

-he has a budget of $500

-already has a monitor so just the pc

-can anyone suggest any type of pc that he could get for his situation?

***Also a pc for myself with a budget of $900

-i need to buy a monitor too

-something that i can use to edit and make videos/logos with cinema 4d, photoshop, and sony vegas pro. whats the lowest i might be able to spend for a good decent pc

Thanks in advance
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  1. Computer for your friend:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A6-3650 2.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($81.57 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock A75M Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair XMS 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ CompUSA)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($78.57 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($43.98 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Total: $475.07
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

    Computer for you:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A8-3870K 3.0GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.98 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock A75M Micro ATX FM1 Motherboard ($74.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair XMS 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: OCZ Vertex 4 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($89.99 @ CompUSA)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($78.57 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($43.98 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Monitor: Asus VH236H 23.0" Monitor ($139.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $718.46
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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