New Photo Editing Computer Build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: October 21, 2012 5:09 PM in Systems Share htpc_newb October 21, 2012 1:33:07 PM Approximate Purchase Date: e.g.: ASAP - this week Budget Range: around $1000 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Photoshop, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects Are you buying a monitor: No - got one Parts to Upgrade: Ram: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL10Q-32GBXL MB: GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz (3.9GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I73770K Parts from Old machine: - graphics card : Sapphire VAPOR-X HD 5750 - various HD's (including a could SSD'S) Do you need to buy OS: Yes, will upgrade to windows 8 Preferred Website(s) for Parts newegg Overclocking: probably not Your Monitor Resolution: 2560x1600 And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: because it's time to do a reinstall windows and software and I want to upgrade at the same time. More about : photo editing computer build excella1221 October 21, 2012 1:40:13 PM 32gb is too much. Get 16gb instead. It's more than enough, you won't even max it all out. jmsellars1 October 21, 2012 2:23:39 PM Also that RAM is quad channel, you're going to want dual channel stuff with Ivy Bridge. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer htpc_newb October 21, 2012 5:09:47 PM ok thanks. Is IveBridge a better choice than SandyBridge? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNew computer build for rendering and photo editing - some final decisions Forum SolvedHelp with new computer build - photo editing, rendering, and more Forum SolvedNew Computer Build (Gaming/Video Photo Editing/General) Forum SolvedBuilding a new computer for photo editing - NO gaming Forum New Computer Build for Photo Editing Forum Photo and Video editing computer - new build Forum SolvedNew Build for photo editing (1200-1500 budget) Forum SolvedLooking for a new computer that can fit my needs(gaming, photo editing, music) Forum SolvedNew build for video and photo editing Forum SolvedNew Build for Photo & Video Editing - Not interested in gaming Forum SolvedNew build for photo editing and gaming Forum SolvedComputer Build for Photo Editing Forum SolvedNew build for photo editing and video editing Forum SolvedHard drive recommendations for a new build for photo/video editing Forum SolvedNew PC build for photo/video editing - equivalent to new upgraded iMac Forum Solvednew build photo/video editing pc first time build, thanks Forum New build, Photo editing and maybe games if the children get on it Forum SolvedNew build for a photo (and occasional video) editing Forum SolvedPhoto Editing / HTPC New Build Recommendations, ±USD1000 Forum SolvedHELP! Please - Need opinions on new Photo Editing build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !