Closed Minor Video Recording and Editing Tags: CPUs Video Video Editing Intel i5 Last response: January 21, 2012 6:43 AM in CPUs Share azeem40 January 19, 2012 9:42:58 PM Will the i5-2500k along with the AMD Radeon 7970 work good enough for some minor video editing (i.e, videos under 15 min at 720p on youtube) or is the i7-2600k a must? Thanks. More about : minor video recording editing AndrewK1 January 19, 2012 10:08:40 PM The i5-2500k should do the job perfectly, but if you want the best preformance possible and don't mind shelling out an extra $100, get the i7-2600k esrever a b à CPUs January 19, 2012 10:44:24 PM the i5 and 7970 is overkill for that. a cheap $500 system can do that. Related resources Advice on Graphic card for Minor HD editing Cant Decide - Forum How will these parts go for a video editing/minor gaming pc? - Forum Gaming/ Recording/Editing Pc for 1000-1500$ - Forum Minor Gaming & Video Editing Build for ~$350 - Need Help - Forum $1200 gaming and minor photo- editing - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer azeem40 January 19, 2012 10:56:00 PM I am gonna game too. I cannot spend the extra cash as I'm already maxed out when I add water cooling. Best solution AndrewK1 January 19, 2012 10:57:41 PM The i5 is perfectly fine for gaming if you're going to use water cooling azeem40 January 19, 2012 11:29:22 PM Thanks. It is good to know that this can handle some editing. azeem40 January 20, 2012 9:45:09 PM Best answer selected by azeem40. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumVideo-Editing Rig ForumMinor Goof building home PC-PVR: Suggestions? ForumNeed Help with a music recording/video editing build! ForumHD video editing on integrated i7 graphics? ForumRadeon 6850 or 6570 or ? for HD video editing ? ForumNeed advice PC build for HD video editing and digital music recording ForumNew Build: Gaming-Audio Creation- Video Recording/Editing Forum*£1300* Gaming PC for Recording Streaming and Video Editing ForumBuild For Heavy Media (Audio Recording/Video Editing /Photoshop) ForumPSU Help ForumHow low can I go when pairing processor with video card for gaming? ForumHow to auto start video card Forum[Solved] HELP - No Video ForumPC Won't boot (With Video) ForumXeon vs i7 for After Effects/HD video editing More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !