Building a Editing Desktop ? Where do most folk start ?

Started Feb 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
rio911
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Re: Building a Editing Desktop ? Where do most folk start ?
In reply to DaveKaiPiper, Feb 8, 2013

DaveKaiPiper wrote:

Where do most folk start ?

Rough Spec list , any thoughts ?

  1. Intel 3rd Generation Core i7-3770K CPU (4 x 3.50GHz, Ivy Bridge, Socket 1155, 8Mb L3 Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0)
  2. Corsair 8GB 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Vengeance Memory Two Module Kit x 2
  3. ASUS Sabertooth X79 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard
  4. Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB
  5. Western Digital Caviar Black 1 TB SATA III
  6. EVGA GeForce GTX670 FTW 2048MB GDDR5 256bit,
This should be a good start ?

I have to say that you have forgotten the most important component of a desktop for image editing: a monitor.

Someone already mentioned it and I will repeat: focus on the monitor first, choose the one that fits your budget and needs.  Use whatever is left for the pc.

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