Good build for Film editing ? Tags: Build Intel i7 Systems Last response: December 20, 2012 9:23 AM in Systems Share -karma- December 19, 2012 3:11:06 PM Im getting ready to build my pc which will be used for film/3d/photo editing 99% of the time ill probably only play games on it 1 time lol. Specs im considering at the moment -i7 3820 -sabertooth x79 -samsung 840 pro series 120gb ssd - WD black 1tb HD -h100i cpu cooler -16gb ram g.skill -EVGA gtx 680 ftw thinking of buying i7 3930k is it worth it compared to the 3820 ? let me know what you would change my total budget is 1900 after taxes/shipping More about : good build film editing Mousemonkey December 19, 2012 3:21:11 PM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Mousemonkey shaun_shaun December 19, 2012 3:26:28 PM since you are planning to do some sound/video editing, a good sound card and headphone can be very handy ... Related resources I7-2600k for film editing - Forum Best Configs for Adobe CS5 / film editing - Forum New Gaming/ Editing PC - Good Build ? - Forum will film always be around? - Forum Film Scanners - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer -karma- December 19, 2012 4:30:01 PM yeah i had one already selected i just forgot to put it in here djosbun December 19, 2012 4:36:17 PM The Samsung 840 is far from the best SSD available. You'll want to get the 840 Pro, which is the best performing SSD on the market currently. For best performance with HD video editing, you'll want to get 2 high-speed drives in a RAID 0 (striping) configuration. BwwwJ1st December 19, 2012 5:32:12 PM Go with the 3930K CPU if the cost is feasible. My 3930K tears up some video editing and encoding. mrdowntownkiller December 19, 2012 6:26:01 PM budget ? -karma- December 20, 2012 9:23:26 AM i changed my build a little i added a 840 pro samsung ssd instead of 830 and considering i7 3930k Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : Forumhttp://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] ade-advice Forum35mm film vs digital ForumWhat about the student film maker? ForumA recent digital film comparison ForumFilm or Digital? Arizona Highways on the subject. Forum$1000 Graphic Design/ Film Editing Build (Win7x64) ForumStudent film maker's new 1st build (~$1700) ForumMac Mini, good for Music & Film ? Forumfilm /video scoring software ForumIs the i5-750 good enough for video editing ? Forum$1000 editing/film student build help ForumFeedback on new build. ForumMy first build - gaming desktop ForumHelp Please! New Build! Which VGA? Forum[Solved] New Gaming Build Need Some Loving More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !