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So this is my first build and my budget is 700USD, The computer will be used for video recording, moderate gaming and video editing. Along with basic computer stuff. The only things that I absolutely want are:

NZXT phantom 410 midtower 99.99USd


A 1T hard drive or a mixture of an SSD for my OS and a machanical hard drive for everything else.

8 gb ram (2x4gb)

oh, and I need windows 7 OS preferable home premium
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  1. Best answer
    I dont know if the case is included in the 700, im presuming not so if it is, tell me ill rebuild this -

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

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($40.98 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($53.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $660.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-18 23:55 EST-0500)
  2. Seagate 3TB $130 only. transcend.com 1800mhz ram with life time warranty.
  3. fifty dollars in the budget is dedicated to the case.
    But this build seems to look good, I guess I can conform a little bit
  4. Best answer selected by Jonin4life.
  5. I do have a question though
    would this be an ok video card?
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102950
    or is there a middle ground card that would work well aswell
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