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$6,000 budget - video editing system

Last response: in Systems
January 25, 2013 5:18:11 PM


I'm using Adobe's CS6 Creative Cloud for video editing (currently on a Mac) and want to move to a PC. With a budget of $6,000 what can I get?

a c 92 B Homebuilt system
January 25, 2013 8:28:32 PM

Something like this:

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K 3.2GHz 6-Core Processor ($569.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D14 SE2011 CPU Cooler ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard ($228.49 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($184.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: OCZ Vector Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital WD Black 4TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($337.85 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Switch 810 (White) ATX Full Tower Case ($179.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk II 750W 80 PLUS Silver Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($104.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $1916.26
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-25 17:27 EST-0500)

And then for your video card get this:
January 25, 2013 8:36:36 PM

*feels poor*

But yeah, I think Gunits recommendaton is very excellent.