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Computer for HD video editing,photoshop,flash

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July 10, 2009 9:19:59 PM

Hi, i need a computer for HD video editing, and a lot of heavy photoshop and flash working.
please tell me, if these parts are fine, for this computer. i also added a monitor and a keyboard+mouse (need, don't have any good ones).
the most important parts for me are CPU & RAM, as heavy HD video editing requires a lot of it.

This is what i have built. is this fine? should i change something?


CPU: Core i7 920, s1366, 8MB Box

Motherboard: EX58-UD3R s1366 Core i7, Intel X58, DDR3 2000+, 3xPCI-E

Memory: 3x2GB OCZ Reaper HPC Edition Triple Channel DDR3 1600mhz

Graphics card: HD 4670 512MB GDDR3 DX10.1 HDTV DVI HDMI PCI-E

Hard Drive: Western Digital 640GB 7200RPM, 32MB, SATA II- WD6401AAL

DVD Drive: LG DVD±RW GH22LS40 x22 Black LightScribe Sata Retail

Case: Elite 334 Black (No PSU)

Power supply: TR2 Power W0101 550W Silent (24pin)

Monitor: Samsung T220P 22'' LCD 5ms 1:50000 DVI WideScreen

Keyboard & Mouse: Wireless Laser Desktop 3000 (Retail)

Speakers: Logitech X-210 Black 2.1
July 11, 2009 2:53:40 AM

My only question is, if 6gb will be enough ram for what you do. That mobo only has room for 1 triple channel set of ram so you won't be able to add later, you'll have to replace it all. There's several boards all under the $200 price that might serve your future options better.

If you don't plan to OC, most any board will run the chips at their rated speeds just fine. If you do OC, then have higher standards for quality.
July 11, 2009 3:15:41 AM

^+1 on getting a MOBO that supports at least 12GB of triple channel memory. You will want to utilize all 12GB for what you plan to do with the PC. You didn't list it but make sure you are getting a 64-bit OS.

Change your PSU to either Corsair, Antec or PC Power&Cooling at roughly the same watts. You never want to go cheap on your PSU.
July 11, 2009 4:31:20 AM

^+2 lol. I personally prefer Corsair.
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