What's a great build

hello, i have $500 and i already have 2 23" Acer 1080P screens ill be running at 1920 x 1080 resolution. all i need is a tower. can someone please give me a good build for a computer that can do video editing, video making, and for business purposes.
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  1. i would like a i5 processor the 3rd gen one
  2. your not gonna be abled to make a build with that processor and that budget
  3. how about the i5 2500k is it good compared to the new i5s?
  4. Best answer
    Assuming that you don't play games, and you don't need an operating system, I made a build suggestion for you:

    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($209.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock B75 PRO3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($74.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Ed 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($31.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card ($56.97 @ Newegg)
    Case: Raidmax Reiter ATX Mid Tower Case ($27.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer ($18.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $495.89
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-25 20:10 EST-0500)

    You could still play games on this build, but don't expect playing all modern games on high/max settings. Also, I was about to recommend the i7, better for video editing, but due to the budget you have, I stayed with the i5 as you wanted. You might want to consider the AMD bulldozer or piledriver's 8 core CPUs, they are not good at gaming, but they are good at multi-thread programs, such as video editing, in some cases, it even outperforms the i5 CPUs on multi-thread programs.
  5. Best answer selected by rusexy141.
  6. i like that build thank you very much :)
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