Re: Alrighty, Need a Build
I'd go with what Baron said. A lower profile card like a 4850 and some DDR3-1333. That way he'll have a nice upgrade path for the future. Maybe more HDD space as well. On the otherhand, with what he wants to do with it, it sounds like he'd be good to go with a $800 AMD rig w/ a 4850, more HDD space, and a dual monitor set up.
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