NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 1GB GDDR5

I am looking to buy a Dell with the following setup and was wondering if this was adequate for HD video editing. I don't really game so 3D performance is not important to me.

Core i7 (ivy bridge)
8GB ram
1TB hard drive
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 1GB GDDR5

My other option is get 12GB ram and get a AMD Radeon™ HD 7570 1GB GDDR5 instead. But I figured I can always buy cheaper ram down the line.

I will be using basic tools for video editing like Pinnacle Studio or Windows movie maker.

Any help is appreciated!
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  1. You probably won't really notice the difference in the video cards. Instead of the extra RAM you may want to buy a second hard drive specifically as a working drive in order to keep programs and things off of interfering with transfer speeds while working on videos. Possibly even a RAID0 of 2 smaller drives if you work with uncompressed video at all. Keep in mind that 1920x1080 is 2073600 pixels . . . at three bytes per pixel that is 6MiB per frame . . . at 29.94FPS that's 186MiB/s.
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