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 Building 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 & Video Editing - Not interested in gaming Forum SolvedNew build for photo editing and gaming Forum SolvedLooking for a new computer that can fit my needs(gaming, photo editing, music) Forum SolvedNew build for photo editing and video editing Forum SolvedComputer Build for Photo 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 SolvedNew build for a photo (and occasional video) editing Forum SolvedPhoto Editing / HTPC New Build Recommendations, ±USD1000 Forum New Build for Photo editing and CGI Forum SolvedHELP! Please - Need opinions on new Photo Editing build Forum New Build for photo editing (1200-1500 budget) Forum SolvedNew build suggestions, $800-1000 Photo Editing and Gaming rig. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !