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 Score 0 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. Score 0 Related resources $800max Recording/ minor video editing/general use build - Forum Gaming/CAD/Minor Video Editing - Forum HD Video Editing CPU/Questions - Minor - Forum How will these parts go for a video editing/minor gaming pc? - Forum Minor Gaming & Video Editing Build for ~$350 - Need Help - 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. Score 0 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 Share azeem40 January 19, 2012 11:29:22 PM Thanks. It is good to know that this can handle some editing. Score 0 azeem40 January 20, 2012 9:45:09 PM Best answer selected by azeem40. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedVideo editing, Photo editing, Gaming, Screen Recording(while gaming)... GPU? (r9 280 vs nvidia 760) Forum Solved$2000 Gaming/ Recording/ Streaming/ Video Editing PC!! Forum SolvedIs this build good for recording HD gaming and video editing? Forum SolvedNeed help partpicking. <3 ( Top FPS gaming Desktop/ video recording/Editing / Heavy Multi-tasking ) Forum SolvedIs this a good HDD for video recording/editing Forum SolvedFirst laptop best for maken editing recording music. Editing video and pics and best sound quality and display for art. 300-45 Forum Solvedi7 4770K vs i5 4670K gaming AND recording AND video editing Forum SolvedHelp on 1000-1100$ Gaming/Recording and Video editing. Forum SolvedAre these specs good for recording Minecraft and video editing? Forum Solved$900 - $1200 Streaming/Video recording/editing PC. Forum SolvedGaming Rig (Used for programing,video editing,gaming,recording,...) HELP ME WITH THE PARTS Forum Solvedfree video recording and video editing Forum SolvedIs this set up good for Recording, video editing, and 3d animations? Forum SolvedBuilding My First PC for Gaming, Video Editing, and Recording Music Forum SolvedHELP! What should I upgrade for smooth Video editing/recording Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !