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Good Music Production Build?

Hi all,
I need help building a computer solely meant for music production (electronic music if it means anything :P) the only part I really need help in is the computer hardware, as I already know how to build a computer. My budget is $1000-$1200
....Yep that's pretty much it, annnnnnnd GO!
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    Case is just example,can change . Idk if you need sound card.
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5kM
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5kM/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o5kM/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($289.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus P8H77-V LE ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($107.55 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($93.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($47.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($77.64 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($23.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $1021.10
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-18 18:52 EST-0500)
  2. Here's AMD build, added some sound card

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o4CT
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o4CT/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/o4CT/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($164.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($93.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($117.96 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Amazon)
    Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium HD 24-bit 96 KHz Sound Card ($126.21 @ Amazon)
    Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($77.64 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($37.77 @ Mac Connection)
    Total: $1048.51
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-11-17 14:18 EST-0500)
  3. Thank you so much :D
  4. Best answer selected by Icanhazacupcake.
  5. the creative labs card is NOT what you want for electronic music production, you're going to need a real audio interface.
  6. What he said ^
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