New Photo Editing Computer Build

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.
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  1. 32gb is too much.
    Get 16gb instead. It's more than enough, you won't even max it all out.
  2. Also that RAM is quad channel, you're going to want dual channel stuff with Ivy Bridge.
  3. ok thanks. Is IveBridge a better choice than SandyBridge?
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