From: Marts on
Rob wrote...

> Have a look at a GB intel chipset MB P55A - UD3 ($150) with a i5-750
> CPU ($230) DDR3 ram 2000 4Gb kit ($170)will run 64bit better than the
> old Q9400 quad processor.

Thanks Rob. Looks promising.

$550, plus say, $100 for a reasonable video card, plus say, $200 for a decent
case with quite cooling, it may add up to be a decent A-V processing computer.