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Budget general use computer with photoshop build

post #1 of 6
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Hey,

I would like to know what the best bang for the buck ie will play 1080p movies smoothly without a hickup and run photoshop smoothly.

I'm after the best budget so AMD or Intel although the only restriction is that the client said they want this:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=21730

I would like this build to be done using pccasegear.com

I only want to hear other peoples opinions on what the best bang for buck system would be.

Requirements:

1080p movies (large files) without a hick-up
Run Photoshop CS6 smoothly
Run Illustrator CS6 smoothly
Browse the internet smoothly and have dual screens (I know its not going to take up much but the client alreadu has dual screens so I need the gpu (onboard or discrete) to be able to push both smoothly.

Use pccasegear.com please and keep the budget as low as possible with leg room though so dont use a core 2 duo or something, use what is good but not an i5 3570k you know? just more than enough to do the above requirements.

Thank you!
post #2 of 6
Have a look at this. i know its not pccasegear, but just for your reference
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FovK
post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by huzzug View Post

Have a look at this. i know its not pccasegear, but just for your reference
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FovK

ok thanks! my build was similar but I got mine down to $900 with;

i5 3470
Crucial M4 SSD 128GB
ASUS P8H77-M Motherboard
Corsair CX-430 Modular 80+ Bronze Power Supply
Powercolor Radeon HD7750 2GB
Fractal Design Define R4 Arctic White with Window
Seagate Barracuda 1TB ST1000DM003
Corsair CMX8GX3M2B1600C9 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 x2

my question is though, is a 7750 2gb enough to watch 1080p video?

sorry the client changed their mind about the case I got it to the fractal r4 now.
post #4 of 6
it is enough for watching videos even at resolutions much higher than that. But it may struggle when you use it for Photosho /Illustrator. Would be worse if you run those apps side by side. If you have cash go for HD 7850/70.
post #5 of 6
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Originally Posted by huzzug View Post

it is enough for watching videos even at resolutions much higher than that. But it may struggle when you use it for Photosho /Illustrator. Would be worse if you run those apps side by side. If you have cash go for HD 7850/70.

ok so if i get a 7750 2gb it wont be good for photoshop and illustrator?

These apps wont be run side by side but if they did would you say the 7850/70?

EDIT: Can only get a 7850 for power supply reason
post #6 of 6
here's an updated one with changes VGA card
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FoAI

this PSU would be enough even if you were to add another vga crad in future and also if you were to o/c you proc mildly.

or if you wish to swap out the processor for this one
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/FoCt
Edited by huzzug - 2/23/13 at 5:27am
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