I'm a video editor, so I don't need to play games. I've heard wonderful things about the following - the i7-2600k and Premire Pro's new Mercury Playback Engine - and want to put them together. However, I've been searching and searching the forums for someone to say something decisive on whether or not you need to be running a separate GPU.
Power Supply - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series CMPSU-650TX 650W ATX12V / EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Compatible
Case - Antec Three Hundred Gaming Case External 3 X 5.25; Internal 6 X 3.5 2*Usb2.0
DVD Tray - Sony Nec Optiarc AD-7241S-0B 24x Dual Layer DVD+/-RW SATA
Approximate Purchase Date: Tonight if possible.
Budget Range: $1000-$1200
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video editing all the way.
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, Monitor, Mouse
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: I've been working with newegg.com
Country of Origin: US
What do you guys and gals think? Is it worth it to go with the GTX460 over the 260?? Is it worth it to spend that much??
I'll be working with RED footage, which is why Premier's CUDA compatibility is important, but I still can't find a comprehensive CUDA vs. the internal Graphics Processor that's built into the i7 benchmarking test...