Approximate Purchase Date: Anytime after 3 weeks from now
Budget Range: 0 - $3000 Before Rebates
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video Editing (Adobe CS5.5-- Premier, After Effects, Photoshop)
(AVCHD formats, Lots of heavy effects with after effects)
Not really into gaming!!
Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com, amazon.com
Country of Origin: USA
Parts Preferences: N/A
Overclocking: Maybe (70% No)
SLI or Crossfire: No
Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080
First thank you tahnk you so so much for taking your time to help me!! Any help plz plz? This is be my first time, I but know alot about it so feel free to talk down to me but not to harsh lol
I have been looking and looking, reading and reading and there is just so much info and everyone says something different. I been using a laptop that i got from bestbuy (HP, vista, 4GB ram,.......... very basic) premiere and after effects runs on my laptop, well after effects runs ok but premiere opens but forget about using it lol and in after effects just previewing any heavy effects takes forever FOREVER lol (even in 1/4 quality), just to render out a 15sec avi took 1hr 30mins! Ok so I have been saving up forever to build my own desktop. I'm trying not to go over ~$2500, took do $3000 but I would really like to use the other ~$500 for a screen!! Just not trying to go over $3000 for it all! I need this system to last a few years and\or able to upgrade down the way! It would take years to save this kind of money again im not rich at all so i need to get this right lol....
Should I go with a Intel X58 or P67?
I saw on videoguys blog that they Do Not Recommended Sandy Bridge, Should I follow that?
GTX 580 or Quadro 4000? If I go with GTX 580, would getting the 3GB one work better than the 1.5GB one, keeping in mind this is for video editing not gaming!!
I was really thinking 24GB RAM but if thats over doing it right now and I could spend the money somewhere else better right now then I'm up for that, as long as I could easily upgrade to 24GB ram later down the line without having to get a whole new system again.....
hm... why you have two mechanical hard drives in your list?
one is of 1tb and the other is just 320gb...
id drop that second hard drive...
and you still got spare money to use on a ssd
hotest ssd now is probably the ocz vertex 3
and for reliability intel 510
this will help your video editing programs to open a lot quicker
hm... unless you are a heavy autocad or 3ds max user i think you should stick to a gaming card as they dont really make a difference on video editing... except that they are cheaper... i think a gtx 570 will be enough... and its about 150 dollars cheaper!
and i think you should go with the i7-970 since you have a very high budget...