16 Replies Latest reply: Jul 2, 2009 1:21 AM by Harm Millaard RSS

    Building a computer for CS4 - Input needed!

    AndreiTarr Community Member

      I don't know a whole lot about building computers, but after enlisting the help of a friend, have come up with the following. (Newegg links are provided for further info/detail) Several of these components fit into the "this should work" category and I am not tied to them in any way. The goal is to be able to adequately edit AVCHD video.

       

      Motherboard:

      TYAN S7002G2NR-LE Dual LGA 1366 Intel 5500 Tylersburg SSI CEB Dual Intel Xeon 5500 Series Server Motherboard

       

       

      CPU X 2:

      Intel Xeon E5520 Nehalem 2.26GHz 4 x 256KB L2 Cache 8MB L3 Cache LGA 1366 80W Quad-Core Server Processor

       

      MEMORY X 2:

      Patriot Signature 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM ECC Unbuffered DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Server Memory

       

      HARDRIVE:

      Western Digital Caviar Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive

       

      VIDEO CARD:

      EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card

       

      SOUND CARD:

      Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE 7.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Interface Sound Card

       

      DISK DRIVE:

      LG Black 6X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 6X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA Internal Blu-ray Burner


      OS:

       

      Windows XP - I've read that there may be some problem with this and I need 64-bit Vista...why is this?

       

      CASE:

      COOLER MASTER Centurion 534 RC-534-KKN2-GP

       

      FAN X 2:

      Intel BXSTS100A Active heat sink with fixed fan

       

      POWER SUPPLY:

      hec ZEPHYR HEC-750DR-AT 750W Continuous @ 40°C ATX12V V2.2 / EPS12V V2.91 SLI Certified CrossFire Certified Active PFC HYBRID-SLI Power Supply