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kazakia's is a damn fine, though slightly overkill setup. You probably won't need two 285s.
     
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post #12 of 18
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Why have you got him on an i7 for video editing/encoding? Why not go the quads? That brings the cost of the rig down as well, so you can grab the gtx295 or w/e.
Firstly because i7 is a quad core CPU, secondly because it is at least 30% faster clock for clock in video edition, and thirdly because he can afford it. Also, I did link him a GTX 295. It is out of stock now but it should be available shortly.
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GTX295 are out of stock everywhere well Newegg and Tigerdirect so thats a No=/

Because thats what the Corei7 is good at video editing and CPU intensive stuff. 2x GTX285 beats the GTX295 easily. What are you going to do with the money saved by buying a Q9650? Get another GTX295 and have it bottlenecked and wasted while having longer times rendering?
post #14 of 18
No, i mean why not get one of the regular quads, overclock it and give him more GPU/RAM. You only need so much CPU power, and atm i7s are not worth it price/performance.
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GTX295 are out of stock everywhere well Newegg and Tigerdirect so thats a No=/

Because thats what the Corei7 is good at video editing and CPU intensive stuff. 2x GTX285 beats the GTX295 easily. What are you going to do with the money saved by buying a Q9650? Get another GTX295 and have it bottlenecked and wasted while having longer times rendering?
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post #16 of 18
Gonna agree with the other posters here. A Quad will really help with not only encoding but rendering and some others should you decide to dabble in it.
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touche
sorry if that came out harsh or anything
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xP no worries, I wasnt thinking properly.
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