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If you are going to be video editing and rendering, you should go with Intel on this one. Here is a comparison of the 2500 and the 1100t.
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288
The 2500k also has a bit more clockability and clock for clock is faster than the top AMD solution currently out. However, if you are not planning to do this immediately then you may want to wait for Bulldozer in the next few months.
A 2600k would be superior to even the 2500k and is only about 100 USD more.
This. Intel. Video wins with intel.
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Wow you can get a i5 2500k for 179 at a microcenter. Too bad I don't live near one.
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Heres a build that would be very good with editing.

You can get the i7 for 200 dollars if you live near a Microcenter, and there is a good open box deal on the motherboard on newegg if you are comfortable with that.
The 4 cores/8 threads and the 12gb ram will help a ton with render times. I know that a lot of editing programs are starting to support CUDA accelerated rendering, and the Adobe CS5 suite supports the GTX 470 with out having to tweak any files. So this should be a perfect editing build within in your budget, Not including tax (I don't know where you are)
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You didn't really need to start a second thread. Why didn't you just continue on from the first one?

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I wanted to know what the intel people thought.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shades6091 View Post
I wanted to know what the intel people thought.
There is no Intel or AMD people lol. We are all the same.
Here are some basic Parts.

2600K or just 2600, stock cooler is fine but something like 212+ should keep things quite.
P67, Any will do.
2x4GB DDR3-1600
1TB HDD for storage
64GB Sandforce SSD
As for GPU GTX460/HD 6850 and get one that is not loud like twin frozen 2 from MSI
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
There is no Intel or AMD people lol. We are all the same.
Exactly. It's not hard to look at a bar graph and then look at the frequency of the processor and be able to tell which is faster. Phenom II's are simply not worth buying with budgets of over $800 unless you ONLY game... I know very few high-end computer enthusiasts who only game and I daresay they're wasting their lives away.

You could easily build a system like mine but with two 6870's, OP. My system definitely cost a lot less than $1400, although it took a bit of shopping around, and I built it pretty much over a year ago. Now is especially the time to buy Nehalem if you're willing to buy used parts, otherwise jump on the Sandy Bridge bandwagon.
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Exactly. It's not hard to look at a bar graph and then look at the frequency of the processor and be able to tell which is faster. Phenom II's are simply not worth buying with budgets of over $800 unless you ONLY game... I know very few high-end computer enthusiasts who only game and I daresay they're wasting their lives away.

You could easily build a system like mine but with two 6870's, OP. My system definitely cost a lot less than $1400, although it took a bit of shopping around, and I built it pretty much over a year ago. Now is especially the time to buy Nehalem if you're willing to buy used parts, otherwise jump on the Sandy Bridge bandwagon.
You really think I could build the beast you have with $1400?
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post #20 of 39
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Originally Posted by Shades6091 View Post
You really think I could build the beast you have with $1400?
His is nicer still, but this is a good start.

Antec True Power 750 and Lian Li Mid Tower, $160:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.612969

i7-950 $200:
http://www.microcenter.com/single_pr...uct_id=0346210

Asus P6X58D-E & Asus EAH6870 $410 befor $20 MIR:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.598551

Samsung F3 & Windows 7, $160:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.591429

6 GB Mushkin 1600 CL 7 RAM, $90:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820226155

Asus DVD $25 shipped:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827135204

~ $1050
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