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Originally Posted by Shades6091 View Post
I am ok with one video card. I can always upgrade later if I want more than one.
If you have a strong enough PSU. Upgrading a PSU down the line for the sake of a 2nd card seems like a lot.
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post #32 of 39
A Corsair TX 650w V2 can handle 2 GTX 460s.

With the build I suggested on Page 3, add a second 460 to it and it maxes out at around 540w with the 2500K OC'd to 4.8Ghz
http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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post #33 of 39
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Originally Posted by Shades6091 View Post
I will probably never overclock and I will probably never do any hardcore gaming. I am looking to get into video editing and rendering. At first I was looking at the AMD Phenom II 1090T and then I told I was stupid and should look at the Intel i5 2500K. Honestly I am just confused.

I am looking to run the OS and a few applications off a SSD. I could even just pick up a HDD later for storage.

I would like to be able to use my big screen LCD as a monitor when needed to watch online content. I would like to be able to play a game in the future if I wanted to but don't feel like I would need a super high-end card. I also would like dual monitor capabilities if needed.

I have right at $600 of amazon credit and $800 cash. Can you more educated people give me some good builds?

There are many opinions here that have some validity,I will offer you my take.The preference for the Intel SB processor is based in part on it's overclocked potential.Since you will be running stock speeds,the AMD 1090t with it's high clocks will perform very close to SB in most areas while beating it in quite a few.Also there is the price difference.I can tell you one thing for sure,you would very hard pressed to tell any difference between the two in real world usage.That being said,you can improve your system performance by upgrading other areas.Here is an example
your Newegg order
Your Amazon order




So instead of a 64GB OS SSD you get 90GB
8GB RAM for video editing
GTX 560ti instead of 460SE
just add a DVD drive if you need one

Hope this helps!
Edited by Redwoodz - 3/15/11 at 10:09am
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post #34 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by PowerTrip View Post
A Corsair TX 650w V2 can handle 2 GTX 460s.

With the build I suggested on Page 3, add a second 460 to it and it maxes out at around 540w with the 2500K OC'd to 4.8Ghz
http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
Well, then there you go.
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post #35 of 39
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Originally Posted by Redwoodz View Post
There are many opinions here that have some validity,I will offer you my take.The preference for the Intel SB processor is based in part on it's overclocked potential.Since you will be running stock speeds,the AMD 1090t with it's high clocks will perform very close to SB in most areas while beating it in quite a few.Also there is the price difference.I can tell you one thing for sure,you would very hard pressed to tell any difference between the two in real world usage.That being said,you can improve your system performance by upgrading other areas.Here is an example
your Newegg order
Your Amazon order




So instead of a 64GB OS SSD you get 90GB
8GB RAM for video editing
GTX 560ti instead of 460SE
just add a DVD drive if you need one

Hope this helps!

Game. Set. Match.
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post #36 of 39
you might check the forsale section of this forum
you can get a nice motherboard and a processor very reasonable here

use the amazon credit for case supply video ram
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post #37 of 39
never go cyber power! they fill half your rig with crap and expect you to know what crap parts to upgrade. Shady that is.
    
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post #38 of 39
Thread Starter 
Ok I was about to order and now the images that Redwood posted are gone!
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post #39 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shades6091 View Post
Ok I was about to order and now the images that Redwood posted are gone!
Check your inbox.

still working on the rest


use promo code EMCKGJE72 for the RAM for $30 off
Edited by Redwoodz - 3/16/11 at 4:27pm
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