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Graduation / Birthday build

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82 months ago

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Xhvv

I plan on buying these parts after my graduation and birthday. I mostly do video editing, gaming, and video watching. Some of the parts are more for visual appeal than performance, like the fans and individual sleeved cables.

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  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm not a big fan of MSi boards. I'd go with this Asus motherboard

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-motherboard-p8z77v

The rest is great for your purposes.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

yea but im going with an all red color scheme. and if i want a red asus board i have to get the ROG, and those r expensive.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

For the price you are paying for the 670 why not get the 7970 and get better performance?

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

well im going with the 670 for the cuda cores, as of right now Adobe After Effects doesnt use openCL, and i dont know when they will be implementing it. if you have any answers, i would love to get a 7970

  • 82 months ago
  • 2 points

Adobe said the next installment will use OpenCl They almost the same price and the 7970 performs better on average. You might also want to wait for haswell or Ivy Bridge E (Due out in sept 2013).

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

will the haswell and ivy bridge e has a huge performance gap over teh 3770k. and do you what the pricing will be for them?

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

If you want a Red Color Scheme, maybe look at the AMD fx line. The Asus 990FX ROG board is only $220 and the top of the line 8350 is only $180. It performs between the 3570k and 3770k in terms of editing performance and will allow you to upgrade your graphics card or whatever else you want.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $179.99 @ Amazon
CPU Cooler Corsair H100i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $103.98 @ Amazon
Motherboard Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z ATX AM3+ Motherboard $219.98 @ Amazon
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $124.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 840 Pro Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk $125.99 @ NCIX US
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 680 2GB Video Card $469.99 @ NCIX US
Case NZXT Switch 810 (Gun Metal) ATX Full Tower Case $152.94 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Case Fan SilenX EFX-12-15 74.0 CFM 120mm Fan $9.99 @ Amazon
Power Supply Corsair Professional 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply $104.99 @ Newegg
Optical Drive Lite-On iHDS118-04 DVD/CD Drive $23.35 @ Compuvest
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.94 @ Outlet PC
Monitor Dell E2311H 23.0" Monitor Purchased For $0.00
Keyboard Microsoft SIDEWINDER X4 Wired Gaming Keyboard $59.49 @ Outlet PC
Mouse Logitech G500 Wired Laser Mouse $50.23 @ Amazon
Other NZXT LED Cable $13.99
Other NZXT Sleeved cable extensions $34.99
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. $1814.78
Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-05-14 18:43 EDT-0400
  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

Well with that build, the cpu isnt the best for video editing. I have been told buy a lot of people that the 3770k is way better for video editing than the 8350.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

I have the 8320 and my Sony Vegas render times are about 5-10% longer than the 3770k on my brother's rig. Not bad considering I have the 7950 and he's got the 670.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

Ill have a second look into the 8350.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

If you are going to go amd then get the 8320. (which is the same chip just lower bindings. That you can overclock to get around the GHz as the 8350.) That would equal a greater saving and get you roughly the same performance. But with haswell right around the corner i would hold off till we see what it can do

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

I agree on the MSI boards usually, but this board isn't a bad one.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

You might also want to look into the Corsair series of fans. Very high quality of fans and they make ones for the rads and for air flow. Best part is that they match so you have a clean looking build

http://www.corsair.com/us/cpu-cooling-kits/air-series-fans.html

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

I had some selected before, and someone said they are a waste of money. Not the best temps and loud. so i switched over. But if you say they are are good, ill take ur word on it.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

they are not as good as nauta but they dont cost as much and they are quieter than NF12s.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

ok. so should i get 2 sp120s for the rad, and the rest are af 120's

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

inless you have a mounting point for 140mm they it is the AF140 but do you want quite or performance? if you want quite then get the Quite additions.(they spin slower and need less voltage to start spinning.)

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

yea i could get af140's and sp'120s and i plan on getting quiet edition.

  • 82 months ago
  • 1 point

http://www.flickr.com/photos/78277759@N04/7186686506/

thats the case im getting, and im only putting fans on top of the rad, not under it. if i were to put 2 sp120's above it, would i still be able to put a 140 fan next to it.

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