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October 30, 2012 2:36:25 AM

Hi, i am going to do a new build, it will be for photo/video production. he says the best would be a 6 or 8 core, so amd...

his budget is $700 after shipping/sales. what can you guys do for me. it is strictly for work, no games

I live in the US

Any well know retailors are good. newegg, ncix, amazon

What can you guys do for us, thanks

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October 30, 2012 2:56:52 AM

make budget $825, it also needs to have a firewire port on the front, or a cheap card on the back
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October 30, 2012 3:13:13 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lSfm
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lSfm/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/lSfm/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($219.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($89.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.24 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 6450 1GB Video Card ($32.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.49 @ SuperBiiz)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($51.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $698.64
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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October 30, 2012 3:47:32 AM

Here you go, this is $700 without any rebates.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($179.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970DE3/U3S3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB 3.5" 5400RPM Internal Hard Drive ($97.49 @ B&H)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($87.99 @ B&H)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6670 2GB Video Card ($68.97 @ NCIX US)
Case: Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Green 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $700.39
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

The SSD is where you'll install your OS and the editing programs for faster boot up and loading speeds.

The GPU's 2gb VRAM might help you on your video editing.
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October 30, 2012 12:26:10 PM

ok, i just learned he needs a cheap monitor and the os... and he doesnt even need a gpu, no video editing, only audio/photo, if you can within $800 or less, the cheaper the better
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October 30, 2012 12:39:19 PM

A quad-core APU would be more than enough for that.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75 Pro4 ATX FM2 Motherboard ($86.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($25.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($88.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Blackbone ATX Mid Tower Case ($42.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Green 530W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VE228H 21.5" Monitor ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) ($91.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $652.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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