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#1

SeductiveBarber
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:51 PM

Right now i have a laptop that is kinda going down the craper and id really appreciate upgrading to a desktop computer. What i would use it for is video editing with Sony Vegas and playing games on Steam, if i could run all the games on high quality and still have it run smoothly that would be the bee's knees! i don't really have specifics for pieces or parts, just something that can run games on high quality and smooth and also have a lot of space. I have a money quota of a few hundred over a grand, tho if it can stay a grand or lower that would be even better, whatever help anyone could give me is fantastic! thanks(:

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:52 PM

Will you be overclocking?
What games/programmes will you be playing?
Do you an an OS, peripherals?
Location, budget?

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:15 AM

I doubt i'll do any overclocking, and alot of games ranging from Minecraft, to Skyrim, to Fallout 3 to even Garry's Mod and even games like LoL and Smite. A bunch really :P I'll also be using Sony Vegas Pro 12, which is probably the only program id be using a lot overall. I'll probably get the peripherals myself, but if it could come with Windows 7 perfessional that would be peachy. Im from USA more specifically Ohio, and i have a budget of about $1,300

#4

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:27 AM

Are you building the system yourself, or do you want one that is pre-built?

#5

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 03:29 AM

View PostSeductiveBarber, on 30 January 2013 - 06:51 PM, said:

the bee's knees!

...ok then...

budget?
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#6

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:12 AM

Maybe this? I can tell it's horrible.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AATu (Intel based)


http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AAW6 (AMD Based)
Seasonic 620 watt / Gigabyte 7950 / Fx 8350 / 8gb Corsair Ram / Msi 990fx / 2 tb Seagate / 120 gb Samsung SSD / Razer Deathadder / Cooler Master TK / Phanteks cooler / Asus 23" 1080p 2ms

#7

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:23 AM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AAZO
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker....ZO/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker....AZO/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor  ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX  AM3+ Motherboard  ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($73.51 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card  ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case  ($49.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply  ($77.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer  ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)  ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1039.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-30 23:23 EST-0500)
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:30 AM

I would go with something like this: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AD23

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU:  AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor  ($189.99 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler:  Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler  ($33.01 @ Amazon)
Motherboard:  Asus M5A97 ATX  AM3+ Motherboard  ($99.98 @ PCM)
Memory:  Kingston HyperX Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory  ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Storage:  Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Storage:  Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk  ($94.99 @ Microcenter)
Video Card:  Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card  ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case:  BitFenix Shinobi Window (White) ATX Mid Tower Case  ($89.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply:  Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply  ($83.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive:  Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer  ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $998.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-31 04:29 EST-0500)

To save money you can drop the Graphics Card down to a 7870 without too much performance loss.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:44 AM

View PostMhyles, on 31 January 2013 - 09:30 AM, said:

I would go with something like this: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AD23
To save money you can drop the Graphics Card down to a 7870 without too much performance loss.
I'd trade the SSD for a 7970, swithc the motherboard to a M5A97 R2.0 because it's cheaper and get the cheaper and slightly better Seasonic M12II 620.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:51 AM

View Postaceattwister, on 31 January 2013 - 04:23 AM, said:

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/AAZO
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker....ZO/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker....AZO/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor  ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX  AM3+ Motherboard  ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory  ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($89.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive  ($73.51 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card  ($279.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case  ($49.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic 520W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply  ($77.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer  ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)  ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1039.40
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-30 23:23 EST-0500)

Go with this.  It would be perfect for you needs.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 12:06 PM

View Postjppk1, on 31 January 2013 - 11:44 AM, said:

I'd trade the SSD for a 7970, swithc the motherboard to a M5A97 R2.0 because it's cheaper and get the cheaper and slightly better Seasonic M12II 620.

I wouldn't bother tbh, the 7950 pretty much ploughs through anything anyway. Wasn't sure about the motherboard, seen someone give it a great review on OC.net, thanks for that. Didn't see that it was cheaper.

Go with my build, with these changes apart from the 7970.

#12

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:48 PM

You can do it for about half of what they are picking for you. Find a good barebones kit from newegg or tigerdirect. Then add in the missing parts. You can build a very nice rig for $500-$600 USD. Give or take they picked about the best parts out. Which is great for video editing. I was just trying to help save some money.  ( GO BUCKEYES FOOTBALL)

#13

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 10:24 PM

View Post__Delirious__, on 31 January 2013 - 09:48 PM, said:

You can do it for about half of what they are picking for you. Find a good barebones kit from newegg or tigerdirect. Then add in the missing parts. You can build a very nice rig for $500-$600 USD. Give or take they picked about the best parts out. Which is great for video editing. I was just trying to help save some money.  ( GO BUCKEYES FOOTBALL)
although nothing beats a strait up custom build.
and these will last a while longer aswell...
and the 8350 cpu will be great for the video editing...
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:12 PM

View Post__Delirious__, on 31 January 2013 - 09:48 PM, said:

You can do it for about half of what they are picking for you. Find a good barebones kit from newegg or tigerdirect. Then add in the missing parts. You can build a very nice rig for $500-$600 USD. Give or take they picked about the best parts out. Which is great for video editing. I was just trying to help save some money.  ( GO BUCKEYES FOOTBALL)
He asked for a build at $1,300, and that's what we are doing. Not %100 needed, but still.


View Post__Delirious__, on 31 January 2013 - 09:48 PM, said:

( GO BUCKEYES FOOTBALL)
Uhh, what? I don't see the point of this, at all.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 11:22 PM

View Postpopsicleclub, on 31 January 2013 - 11:12 PM, said:

He asked for a build at $1,300, and that's what we are doing. Not %100 needed, but still.



Uhh, what? I don't see the point of this, at all.

OP stated he lived in Ohio and it's the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:36 AM

The OP didn't say they wanted a $1300 build...they said the budget is around $1300....nothing wrong with trying to save somebody some money....and thx ngsizzle....at least someone knew what it meant.

popsicle club - You said that is what "we" are doing. You haven't done anything on this post yet but try to downplay me. Next time, read into a post a little bit before you try to put somone else's post down. You say mine is not %100 needed....Well I say your was not 100% needed as well. At least mine pertained to what the OP was talking about.

#17

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 04:46 AM

View Post__Delirious__, on 01 February 2013 - 04:36 AM, said:

The OP didn't say they wanted a $1300 build...they said the budget is around $1300....nothing wrong with trying to save somebody some money....and thx ngsizzle....at least someone knew what it meant.

popsicle club - You said that is what "we" are doing. You haven't done anything on this post yet but try to downplay me. Next time, read into a post a little bit before you try to put somone else's post down. You say mine is not %100 needed....Well I say your was not 100% needed as well. At least mine pertained to what the OP was talking about.
nothing wrong using the full budget either.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 05:16 AM

View Postaceattwister, on 01 February 2013 - 04:46 AM, said:

nothing wrong using the full budget either.

HAha not at all. I'd recomend using the full budget. I just like helping people save money :D

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 02:11 PM

View Postngsizzle, on 31 January 2013 - 11:22 PM, said:

OP stated he lived in Ohio and it's the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Ahh, dang American football.

View Post__Delirious__, on 01 February 2013 - 04:36 AM, said:

You said that is what "we" are doing. You haven't done anything on this post yet but try to downplay me. Next time, read into a post a little bit before you try to put somone else's post down. You say mine is not %100 needed....Well I say your was not 100% needed as well. At least mine pertained to what the OP was talking about.
Not %100 needed as, you don't need to spend the whole $1,300.
And I don't think you realize what 800-some posts that I have contributed to the SCT Forum in general...
I haven't contributed in this specific thread because builds have been posted, and they are very similar to what I would have recommended
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