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Old 05-31-2008, 08:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: What do you think of this coombination?

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Originally Posted by jorabisa View Post
Hi everyone!

I'm building a new PC, but it's the first time and I'm not an expert, so I'm really not sure about the components I've chosen. It's not really a gamer pc, but I need some power because I'll use it sometimes for editing videos and work with big images. What do you reckon?

INTEL Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.50GHz
Asus Maximus Extreme
Kingston ValueRAM 2GB 1333 MHz DDR3
Deskstar 7K1000 750Gb Sata-Ii
Gigabyte NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT 512MB
Antec Sonata Plus 550
LG L227WT 22 inch TFT LCD Monitor
Samsung SH-S202 20X IDE DVDRW
Samsung SH-S202 20X IDE DVDRW

Thank you!!
the maximus extreme is a bit overkill for what you're doing. A Gigabyte P35 DS3L would suit your needs fine. With that, you can get some Crucial Ballistix ram, and 4gb of that. The Proc is a good choice for what you'll be doing. Maybe throw in a 8600gt instead, just cause the 8500gt is a hunk of junk. i would say for a HDD go for a WD 640gb HDD, they are extremely cheap right now, and highest quality drives. Also definitely go for SATA DVDRW drives.
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