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please help dont know what system to go with

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I know the sandy bridge is newer but should I go with the 870 or is the newer one better since its cheaper.

I mainly do HD video editing and some simple games may look into doing more in the future. Which computer should I go with? will there be a decent difference that would justify going with the i7-2600

1st system
i7-870 2.93GHz
H55 chipset
16GB DDR3 Memory

2 TB HD
ATI Radeon HD 5450 video card w/ 1GB VRAM


2nd system ($200 cheaper)
i7-2600 3.4GHz
intel H67 chipset
12GB DDR3 Memory (32 GB MAX)

1TB HD
Integrated intel HD Graphics (would buy a radeon card with $200 dif. in systems)
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Sandybridge w/ video card.
    
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No competition, sandy bridge.
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ok, thank you very very much for the input guys. I think I will go ahead and do the 2600 I really appreciate your help!!
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3x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Crucial M4 128GB Asus DVD drive H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 professional Samsung 27" LCD 1080p Ducky Shine (MX brown) AX850 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
3x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Crucial M4 128GB Asus DVD drive H100 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 professional Samsung 27" LCD 1080p Ducky Shine (MX brown) AX850 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Corsair 600T SE White Logitech mx518 Steelseries QCK+ ASUS Xonar DX 
Audio
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