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  1. Looking good so far
    Are you gonna be overclocking? What's your budget? Do you need OS? Do you wanna stay with AMD or maybe see intel build too?
  2. butremor said:
    Looking good so far
    Are you gonna be overclocking? What's your budget? Do you need OS? Do you wanna stay with AMD or maybe see intel build too?


    budget is about 600
  3. butremor said:
    Looking good so far
    Are you gonna be overclocking? What's your budget? Do you need OS? Do you wanna stay with AMD or maybe see intel build too?


    Overclocking = yes
    $600
    No OS
    Doesn't matter. I just picked AMD for this because he's going to be video encoding.
  4. It looks good.
  5. Yeah, AMD is kinda better for video editing purpose
    Here goes build
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($41.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ CompUSA)
    Total: $609.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-18 18:03 EST-0500)
  6. butremor said:
    Yeah, AMD is kinda better for video editing purpose
    Here goes build
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($41.98 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ CompUSA)
    Total: $609.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-18 18:03 EST-0500)


    Isn't that like the same thing as mine?
  7. Another mobo, just as good.
    Anonther ram. but kingston is just as good. so that's your choice.
    More reliable PSU (80 plus bronze)
    You can change case i just had it there listed by default but it's quite good for its price
  8. butremor said:
    Another mobo, just as good.
    Anonther ram. but kingston is just as good. so that's your choice.
    More reliable PSU (80 plus bronze)
    You can change case i just had it there listed by default but it's quite good for its price


    This PSU is actually amazing. 80+, excellent regulation, goes up to 550w
    http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/Antec-VP450-Power-Supply-Review/1487
  9. Best answer
    Huh, well okay. Antec is good maker too.
  10. Best answer selected by samuelspark.
  11. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/699?vs=702

    i'd recommend a i5 build instead...

    the i5 at micro is at 149$
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