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    Computer specification

    I have recently posted an topic about building a computer. Sicne then i have discussed with the client what he thinks to suggestions that yourselves have come up with below is the new specification please can you give me some more advice - ideally on the graphics card, psu, ram.

    He will be using for general use with some photo edditing, video and sound. However, he doesnt want 2HDD as he as an external 1 which he will continue to use.

    Below is the new specification i am considering hasnt change too much:

    Processor: BX80569Q9550A - Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550, Yorkfield Core, S775, 2.83 GHz, 1333MHz, 12MB L2 Cache, 8.5x, Retail - Scan.co.uk
    Motherboard: Asus P5Q-E, iP45, S 775, PCI-E 2.0 (x16), DDR2 1066/ 1200/800 MHz, SATA II, SATA RAID, ATX - Scan.co.uk
    Ram: (8gb) 2 Sets of TWIN2X4096-8500C5 - 4GB (2x2GB) Corsair TwinX DDR2 XMS2, PC2-8500 (1066), 240Pin, Non-ECC Unbuffered, CAS 5-5-5-15, EPP - Scan.co.uk
    Graphics: N95TOC-1GH - 1GB Gigabyte 9500 GT, PCI-E 2.0 (x16), 800MHz GDDR2, GPU 650MHz, 32 Cores, 2x DL DVI-I/ TV-Out - Scan.co.uk
    HDD: 500 GB Western Digital WD5000AAKS Caviar Blue, SATA 300, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms - Scan.co.uk
    Optical Drive: 3743220340 - HP 1060i 20x DVD±R, 10x DVD±DL, DVD+RW x8/-RW x6, DVD-RAM x12, SATA, Black, Retail + Nero - Scan.co.uk
    Case: CAV-T0S-UW - Coolermaster Cavalier 3 Silver Chrome Finish w/o PSU - Scan.co.uk
    Power Supply: CMPSU-550VXUK - 550w Corsair VX Series PSU, ATX, PS/2, 5 year Warranty - see specs - Scan.co.uk
    Card Reader: IcyBox IB-861 50 in 1 FIXED Multi Card Reader & Multi Port Panel - Silver - Scan.co.uk
    OS: 66I-01939 - Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1* 64Bit 1Pk OEM (DVD) - Scan.co.uk

    Thanks in advance.

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    Over £800 - seems a bit overkill for what he wants it to do. I would expect that computer to have the power to run the country, never mind do a bit video editing.

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    Well hes asked me to build it round the processor and he has sed he doesnt have a budget as such he wants it to be a decent spec. I personally wouldnt spend this much

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