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Advice on building PC for Premiere Pro / After Effects

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May 17, 2012 11:13:14 AM

Hi. I am on a bit of a budget but think I cam build a PC for video editing without breaking the bank. The 'AMD FX-6100 AM3+ 3.3GHz 14MB 95W' seems very good value and is 6 core. There seem to be various bundles for around 200 pounds (I am in UK).

The Motherboards the bundles come with are Asus M5A78L-M, Asus M5A97 PRO S/L and GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3. Not sure of the relative merits but like that they all have 2 full sized card slots.

The other question is what is a good CUDA graphics card that wont bread the bank.


PS for reference here are some of the bundles

AMD Bulldozer Bundle BU336 - £195
AMD FX-6100
Asus M5A78L-M USB3 HDMI Motherboard – 2 card slots + Graphics card slot
FX-6100 6 Core 3.30GHz

AMD Bulldozer Asus USB 3.0 Motherboard Bundle - £212
AMD FX-6100
Asus M5A78L-M/USB3.0 - 2 card slots + Graphics card slot
16GB DDR3 1333mhz

Asus AMD Gamer Bundle - £204
AMD FX-6100
Asus M5A97 PRO S/L AMD
Patriot 4GB (2x2GB) G2 Series DDR3 1600MHz CL9 Memory

Gladiator VALUE AMD FX 6100 3.30GHz 4GB Bundle -£192
AMD FX-6100
GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3 - 2 card slots + Graphics card slot
4GB Corsair DDR3 1600MHz 9-9-9-24

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May 17, 2012 12:40:13 PM

Had a bit of a change of heart as AMD seem to be a but rubbish for video editing so am now looking at this:

Asus GeForce GTX 550 Ti 900MHz 1GB PCI-Express HDMI £84.99

Intel Core i5-2500K 3.30GHz LGA1155 6MB - £169.99

Gigabyte Z68P-DS3 S1155 Intel Z68 DDR3 ATX £69.99


a b Ĉ ASUS
a c 332 U Graphics card
a b À AMD
May 17, 2012 5:33:54 PM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey