What cpu i would want for building a system Tags: CPUs Computers Encoding Last response: May 22, 2012 6:41 PM in CPUs Share shorty925 May 22, 2012 7:11:00 AM why might my choice of CPUs change if you were building a computer system for encoding DivX home movies instead of for gaming? More about : cpu building system | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove akxpckwb CPUs Expert May 22, 2012 8:48:37 AM You will want more cores for encoding and for other kinds of heavy work. Gaming can also benefit from have 4 cores or more but there aren't many situations where they are needed | Report abuse refillable CPUs Expert May 22, 2012 3:17:54 PM For non gaming you will need something like i7-2600k which is hyperthreaded. | Report abuse Wisecracker CPUs Master May 22, 2012 5:03:09 PM Not only the CPU -- but the GPU. Using a $160 workstation card can improve elements of editing and encoding. A FirePro V4900 with an FX-8120 would be a better choice than simply an i7-2600. _ | Report abuse akxpckwb CPUs Expert May 22, 2012 6:41:42 PM Yeah Wisecracker is right. Don't neglect the GPU | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>What cpu i would want for building a system> Related ressources: ForumI am building a new system and want to know if my parts are right ForumBuilding a new system want opinions ForumWant to build a midrange gaming system , question on mem/ cpu ForumWhat CPU do i want ?? :) ForumWhat system do I want ? ForumBuilding on a major budget (but want the best system I can manage) ForumFangbook, Is this what I want ? ForumBuilding a new system with i950 intel CPU ForumWant some Suggestions of what GPU to get for my tight budget. ForumWant to build new system with AMAZING cooling ForumThe system i want to build ! ForumWhat do you want from your computer(s)? ForumHave been out of touch past year want to build a Intel system ForumNew intel system , want feedback ForumWhat You Want in a CPU ForumBuilding a new system , what is best quality/performance/price ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 Forum[Solved] Help with what i should do ?! ForumIs this cpu any good for what i need it for? ForumAM3 Processor in AM3+ Motherboard; what type of cooler do I buy? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !