$1500 video editing/3d workstation build Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: December 11, 2012 2:35 AM in Systems Share happyhorse101 December 2, 2012 10:45:46 PM PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/qDkM CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($335.00 @ PCCaseGear) CPU Cooler: Thermaltake CLP0534 22.4 CFM CPU Cooler ($35.00 @ PCCaseGear) Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-V LK ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($149.00 @ PCCaseGear) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.00 @ Mwave Australia) Storage: Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($99.00 @ Scorptec) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.00 @ Scorptec) Case: NZXT Phantom 410 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($129.00 @ Mwave Australia) Power Supply: Antec TruePower New 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($139.00 @ Mwave Australia) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($22.00 @ PCCaseGear) Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($169.00 @ Mwave Australia) Other: Powercolor Radeon HD7950 PCS+ 3GB Boost ($309.00) Total: $1564.00 Budget Range: $1400-1600 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Video editing, after effects, 3ds max, gaming, watching movies, internet brosing Buying a monitor: Yes Need to buy OS: No Preferred Website(s) for Parts: pccasegear.com, mwave.com.au Location: Gold coast, QLD, Australia Parts Preferences: intel cpu Overclocking: Not straight away but would like to be able to in the future SLI or Crossfire: Again. not straight away but would like to be able to do so in the futute Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Additional Comments: Would like to keep the price as low as possible, will be setting up dual monitors in the near future (both 1920x1080), need help reducing cost/improving performance More about : 1500 video editing workstation build DeusAres December 11, 2012 2:35:59 AM Here, I changed up a few things to help save you some cash... PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i7-3770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($335.00 @ PCCaseGear) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($36.00 @ Mwave Australia) Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($135.00 @ PCCaseGear) Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($79.00 @ Mwave Australia) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($75.00 @ Scorptec) Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($329.00 @ PCCaseGear) Case: Cooler Master Storm Scout ATX Mid Tower Case ($85.00 @ PCCaseGear) Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($119.00 @ PCCaseGear) Optical Drive: LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer ($22.00 @ PCCaseGear) Monitor: Asus VE247H 23.6" Monitor ($169.00 @ Mwave Australia) Total: $1384.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-11 15:37 EST+1100) If you plan on working with Adobe, I would suggest you switch out the GPU for a GTX 670. If your budget can handle it, I'd also recommend you grab the 256gb version of the SSD in this build. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources [ Build Ready] $ 1500 Video Editing/3d Workstation Rig Forum $ 1500 video editing/3d workstation build Forum $ 1500 video editing/3d workstation build Forum I3 / i5 / i7 Uses and discussion? Forum Advice on $ 1500 -$2000 Gaming/ Workstation Build Forum New workstation build ~$ 1500 for CAD/CAE/3D Forum First time workstation build suggestions $ 1500 -$2000 Forum [New build ] Need advice for a 1500 $ fast workstation Forum $ 1500 -$2000 Dual 1440p Monitor Workstation /Gaming PC Forum $ 1500 2D Animation Workstation . First Build . Forum $1400 Video Editing/3D Rendering Build Forum $ 1500 or less Workstation /Games Forum ~$ 1500 for gaming/ workstation build Forum Ati or nvidia for video editing/3d modeling? Forum 1500 $ WorkStation Build for Virtual Machines and Rendering Forum Video Editing/3D Modelling/Gaming Computer Forum Upgrading PC after 4 Years(2009) Need Help! [PC Noob] Forum 1st time gaming build help? Forum Cheapest build help Forum What you think? Final build Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !