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[Build Ready] $1500 Video Editing/3d Workstation Rig

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December 2, 2012 10:52:31 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/qDkM
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/qDkM/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/au/p/qDkM/benchmarks/

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
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-12-03 11:52 EST+1100)
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

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
December 2, 2012 11:05:57 PM

Thats a very good system the next choice down for extreme good video editing would be the amd fx 8350
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December 3, 2012 6:45:53 AM

If you're editing in Premiere, buy an NVIDIA graphics card, not the Radeon.
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December 3, 2012 10:59:48 AM

hbeduryan818 said:
Thats a very good system the next choice down for extreme good video editing would be the amd fx 8350


Psshh. The next step down from the 3770K is the 3770, then the 8350 :kaola: 
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