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New Photo Editing Computer Build
Oct 21, 2012, 1:33 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:
G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL10Q-32GBXL
GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
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.
Oct 21, 2012
photo editing computer build
Oct 21, 2012, 1:40 PM
32gb is too much.
Get 16gb instead. It's more than enough, you won't even max it all out.
Oct 21, 2012, 2:23 PM
Also that RAM is quad channel, you're going to want dual channel stuff with Ivy Bridge.
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Oct 21, 2012, 5:09 PM
ok thanks. Is IveBridge a better choice than SandyBridge?
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