It was time folks. My old rig was originally designed to edit audio, and moving into UHD and 60 FPS HD video, she just couldn’t keep up anymore. Say hello to my new video editing workstation. Freshly built and ready to destroy my future reviews!
The challenge was to build a tower with an OS for less than the price of a mid-range iMac (as I will be recycling my displays, speakers, keyboard, and mouse). How’d I do? Let’s take a look!
Full parts list below:
Parts List (Amazon Links):
CPU – Intel 5820K: http://goo.gl/f2wOrU
Motherboard – MSI X99S: http://goo.gl/709lUW
RAM – Crucial 4 x 8GB DDR4: http://goo.gl/UfMW4Z
SSD – Kingston HyperX 240GB: http://goo.gl/qc3TnJ
HDD – Western Digital 2TB: http://goo.gl/c7YDTO
GPU – Zotac GTX970: http://goo.gl/sKooCD
Case – NZXT Phantom: http://goo.gl/hDaLHm
PSU – 750W 80 Plus Gold: http://goo.gl/6CeNVm
CPU Cooler – Corsair H100i: http://goo.gl/cAVdYw
Windows 8.1 Pro (System Builder): http://goo.gl/OWWV0C
Total System Cost at Time this video was produced: $1990.60