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What would be a better rendering machine? Adobe

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  • FX 6300 + Gtx 650 TI
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  • i5 3570k alone
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January 26, 2013 1:14:26 AM

As title says. Budget allows for these two builds. I kind of want to do some gaming as well but video editing is more important given school work.

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January 26, 2013 1:21:39 AM

fx 8350
a b B Homebuilt system
a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2013 1:34:35 AM

The obvious choice is the FX-6300+650 ti.
For gaming or editing, the i5-3570k is a more powerful cpu, but without card for gaming it's not good.
If you can get a i5-3470+650 ti, it will better.
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January 26, 2013 2:07:06 AM

The 8 cores of fx-8350 will be great for video editing, and maybe use a 650 later on
a c 105 B Homebuilt system
a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2013 2:11:23 AM

Yea, get an FX-8350 and throw on some weak-as graphics card like a GT210 for a display output.
Its easier to give an editing rig gaming capabilities than it is a gaming rig good editing. So make an editing rig now, then throw on a decent card later when you can afford it.
January 26, 2013 2:20:57 AM

The 6300 is actually slower in multi-threaded applications (Like video editing):

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/699?vs=701

The 8350 that many are suggesting is considerably stronger with multi-threaded stuff:

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/697?vs=701

The 6300 will probably do worse than an i5 and forever trail it in gaming. The i5 will do better at video editing than the 6300, and a gaming beast down the road if you ever add a high-end graphics card to the mix.

If you can get an 8350, it will be a stronger video editing rig than either the 6300 or the i5. (And it's not bad at gaming when you add a good GPU)

January 26, 2013 2:24:38 AM

I chose these two builds due to price and Microcenter $40 bucks off mobo deals which I will drive down to this weekend. 8350 would've been an option but given the fact that it requires a GPU which ups the cost over the 3570k, I've eliminated it out of the running. Thanks. My budget is definitely under 750 with all pieces.
a b B Homebuilt system
a b 4 Gaming
January 26, 2013 2:49:05 AM

If he's into gaming then the FX-6300+650 ti is the best option, no way you're going to play games with a 210 GT or intel hd 4000, and for video editing a nvidia card with a good quantity of cuda cores is important.
You can pick a i5-3470 in microcenter for 150$, if you could pay the same for the 650 ti, you have the two things.
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