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Old 08-09-2012, 03:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question would this be a good build for adobe products and games?

Essentially i want a pc for games and adobe products (like flash and premier pro cs6 for example).However for the performence i want i still need a little extra money (around 150). i have a build in mind that i want but i wanted some other peoples thoughts on it and will it still be a good build come christmas time? the budget is still pretty undecided but here are the specs:

antec 300 case(39.99)
antec earthwatts 380w atx 12v 80 plus (34.99)
Seagate 1TB Barracuda SATA 6Gb/s 64MB 7200RPM Hard Drive(64.99)
Asus P8Z77-V LX motherboard, Intel Core i5-3570K & 8GB DDR3(bundled pack) (349.99)
Asus AMD Radeon 7770 HD 1GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI DirectCU TOP gpu (109.99)
and then 174.18 for everything else (moniter, mouse, os etc) brings the overall cost to 778.65

I also made an alternate amd build with the same specs and that came to 660.

I am still stuck between AMD and intel but anyway; any thoughts?
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Default Re: would this be a good build for adobe products and games?

First problem here is the PSU. You will need around 600w and I suggest a good Corsair PSU to do this.

Depending on the games in question the 7770 will be ok, but will lack in certain games like BF3.

Intel all the way.
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ok thanks for the quick reply. for the games i was more thinking source engine games. sorry i forgot to mention that i was going to cheap out on the gpu and then upgrade it when i had enough money.

oh and im buying everything from dabs.com
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Aswell as what Pp Said, Antec power supplies are quality units too, Though you do need about 600Ws.

I usually also recommend upper level Antec, they are usually more affordable than Corsairs.

Either one of these: Laptops, Computers, PC Components, MP3 players, Software, Digital Cameras and more - dabs.com is a good choice
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