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 akxpckwb a b à CPUs 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 refillable a b à CPUs May 22, 2012 3:17:54 PM For non gaming you will need something like i7-2600k which is hyperthreaded. Related resources I am building a new system and want to know if my parts are right - Forum Building a new system want opinions - Forum Want to build a midrange gaming system , question on mem/ cpu - Forum What CPU do i want ?? :) - Forum What system do I want ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Wisecracker a c 82 à CPUs 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. _ akxpckwb a b à CPUs May 22, 2012 6:41:42 PM Yeah Wisecracker is right. Don't neglect the GPU Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: 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 !