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Video editing rig advice PLEASE ANSWER QUICK!

Last response: in Laptops & Notebooks
December 13, 2012 8:50:35 PM

i am in the hunt for a rig to do video editing with adobe premiere pro cs6 and aftereffects cs6 i ordered an hp laptop (specs below) but then i found a notebook from cyberpowerpc that is less expensive and seems to be better (specs below). i can still return the hp one and get the cyberpower one but my question is: is the cyberpower better than the hp for video editing.
Operating system: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Processor: 3rd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3820QM Processor (2.7 GHz, 8MB L3 Cache)

Graphics card: NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 650M Graphics with 2GB GDDR5 memory [HDMI, VGA]

Memory: 12GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)

Hard drive: 750GB 7200 rpm Hybrid Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection

Hard Drive Acceleration Cache: NO mSSD Hard Drive Acceleration Cache

Display: 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD Anti-glare LED-backlit Display (1920 x 1080)

Primary optical drive: SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support

Networking: 802.11b/g/n WLAN edit

cyberpower pc:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-3840QM Mobile Processor 2.80 GHz 8M Smart Cache, Max Turbo Freq. 3.80 GHz [+466]

HDD: 750GB 7200RPM SATA300 Hard Drive

Memory [+0] (Corsair Vengeance Gaming)

MOTHERBOARD: Intel HM76 Chipset Mainboard

SOUND: Built-in 3D Premium Surround Sound

December 13, 2012 8:53:03 PM

i forgot to add...
the hp model is: HP Pavilion dv6t-7000 Quad Edition Entertainment Notebook PC
cyberpower pc model is: XPLORER X6-9120 GAMING NOTEBOOK
a b D Laptop
December 13, 2012 9:51:07 PM

Neither of those are any good for cs6. Get something with an AMD card in it to take advantage of GPU processing. CS6 is not compatible with Nvida's cuda cores for this purpose.
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December 13, 2012 9:56:09 PM

any suggestions?
December 13, 2012 9:59:22 PM

I copied this directly from the adobe resources (

Note: Non Adobe-certified GPU cards for GPU-accelerated performance in Adobe Premiere Pro must
meet the system requirements below.
Windows/ Mac OS
• 1280x900 display with OpenGL 2.0-compatible graphics card

dont those cards meet the requirements... PLEASE HELP!
a b D Laptop
December 13, 2012 10:01:22 PM

Adobe support for nvida stopped at 400 series if i remember right.
December 13, 2012 10:06:45 PM

suggestions then?
December 13, 2012 10:44:28 PM

cs6 will still run though? just not gpu accelerated?
December 14, 2012 8:57:21 AM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Laptops & Notebooks by Mousemonkey