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What cpu i would want for building a system
May 22, 2012, 7:11 AM
why might my choice of CPUs change if you were building a computer system for encoding DivX home movies instead of for gaming?
May 22, 2012
what building system
May 22, 2012, 8:48 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
May 22, 2012, 3:17 PM
For non gaming you will need something like i7-2600k which is hyperthreaded.
Best for encoding and some gaming
What is DivX?
System building question
$1700 budget. Gaming + encoding. Help get me back into the game!
Beeping sound when encoding video / playing BF3
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May 22, 2012, 5:03 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.
May 22, 2012, 6:41 PM
Yeah Wisecracker is right. Don't neglect the GPU
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