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I am building a new computer,please help me build it. I normally only learn about computer hardware when i am buying or upgrading the hardware and then i lose track.So
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    I am building a new computer,please help me build it.

    I normally only learn about computer hardware when i am buying or upgrading the hardware and then i lose track.So i might not know a few things though i have mentioned all my queries below.

    I am trying to build a system that would last and as interconnected and wireless as possible.

    I will be using it for :


    Video Games
    Video Editing
    Audio Editing
    Image Editing
    Display forPC,TV,PS3
    Heaphones for TV,PC,PS3,Phone(if Headphone are bluetooth)
    Router for 2 home PC,1 phone,Media Server,PS3,TV(if Display is internet connected)
    Dual Shock 3 Connection
    Virtual OS operations
    Hackintosh(So only Intel processors)
    DLNA - Media Server,Android devices,Apple devices
    Wireless File and Date Transfer to PC - Android with bluetooth to PC



    Products and Technology :

    CPUProcessor - 4-6 Cores,Overclock Support
    Motherboard - PCE-E,USB,SATA,Ethernet,DVI,HDMI 1.4,Display Port,Wi-Fi,Bluetooth,Optical Audio,Integrated Card Support,Overclock Support,multi-GPU support
    GPUGraphic Card - Memory,Multiple Display Support,3D Displays,Dual GPU,Resolution 1080p or better
    HDD - 2 -3.5tb
    RAM - 8+gb
    Display - 24 -27inch,Resolution 1080p or more,Contrasts,Colors,DVI,Display Ports,HDMI,Wi-fi,USB,Bluetooth,Speakers,Headphones
    Speakers - More Channels,Wireless Streaming
    Headphones - Noise Cancellation,Microphone,Blue-tooth,Wireless,More Channels,Bluetooth,Battery Life
    Router - Gigabit Ethernet,Wireless standard N.Good Wireless bandwidth,NAS,DLNA
    Heatsinks and Coolers
    Power Supply



    Some Question's from my side :

    CPU :

    Xeon gaming and normal apps - How is Xeon on Gaming and Normal PC applications?
    i7 Extreme Sandy Bridge - Is this required for my usage and will it be worth it?
    Core i7 First Gen Core systems - So Sandy Bridge Extreme Processors are very expensive but 970 and 980 6 core Westmere CPU's cost only $500.Is that a bargain and Is buying 1 year old processors good?

    i7 2600K - Will this be enought for me?
    i5 2500K - Will this be enought for me?

    Core vs thread - so AMD vs Intel,AMD provides more Cores but Intel does threading.Whats the difference?
    Duration Without Update - How long each of them will be enough to perform the heavy task applications,2-3 years?

    Motherboard :

    Sound Card - Is it Required or Motherboard will take care of it
    Wi-Fi Card - Is it Required or Motherboard will take care of it
    Blue-tooth Card - Is it Required or Motherboard will take care of it
    SATA 3 and PCI-E 3
    Duration Without Update - How long will this be enough to perform the heavy task applications,2-3 years?

    RAM :

    Channels - How many channels is good?
    Speed - Whats the difference between different 'mhz'?
    Duratin Without Update - How long will this be enough to perform the heavy task applications,2-3 years?

    GPU:

    Cores - I read this when checking out Nvidia Cards,they have 100's of cores.What do they mean?
    Speed - How much is good as in 'hz'?
    Bandwidth - How much bandwidth is good?
    Duration Without Update - How long will latest GPU's be enough to perform the heavy task applications,2-3 years?

    Display:

    What Aspect ratio should the Display have as WEB is designed 4:3 and many movies have 21:9 ratio.
    Do the multidisplays connection to GPU share resolution in output of do they have 2 x resolutions coming out of GPU?

    Heatsinks and Coolers:

    Are liquid Coolers really required?
    Fans vs Liquid Coolers?
    Are heatsinks required?
    What all components can and should have heatsinks and cooler?I see them on RAM these days

    Wireless :

    Wireless Headphones,Keyboard,Mouse,Router - What does range in 'HZ' mean
    Will different wireless technologies interfere with each other?

    Speakers and Headphones - Standard - What do different Standards like dolby,true HD differ?
    Power Supply - How Many Watts Should my Power Supply be and what all Sockets Should it have?
    Keyboard - Do i need to my two keyboards? Ergonomic keyboards for typing and SonyApple Wireless keyboard or just one?
    Mouse - Do i need to my two mouse? Ergonomic mouse for gaming and MicrosoftApple touch mouse or just one?
    Optical Drive - Should I buy a Blu-ray Drive?
    Webcam - I Don't Video Chat much and have iphone as a video chat,should it buy one?
    Printer - I make alot of notes and i like them clean and formatted but should i go far to buy a printer on do it on paper and phone
    Tablet or netbook or ultrabook - I have an iphone 64gb and will have a good PC.Is there a need for medium screen portable device?



    Please Help in the following way:

    Technology - As in what all tech is needed to make it possible like technical information like cores,wi-fi,pci express,aspect ratio,memory,etc

    Products - Products on the market that will make it all possible like Intel,Nvidia,Evga,Asus,Apple,Cisco,etc and their different product lineup's.

    Suggestions - Suggest what configurations will be good for my usage like xeon,core i extreme,core i7,12gb ram,etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cmds187 View Post
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    i know,hehe

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    I would include a SSD!

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