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What would be the ideal desktop machine for high end video editing, SolidWorks 3D CAD, high end graphics editing, etc.? I see a lot of third party PC makers like BOXX and a couple of other vendors use Intel Xeon based PC's. Are these machines easy to build, troubleshoot, and maintain? Do you have any build videos showing how to make up a two processor motherboard with 32 GB of RAM, possibly two video boards, etc.? I'd really like to build a powerful desktop that will work well into the future for large, memory intensive video & graphics. If you have any video training on this, I would buy it in a heartbeat. <g> How would a powerful machine like this compare to a Lenovo W550? Are the Core i7's powerful enough for this intensive computing & video rendering? Thanks Scott...


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Puget Sounds has 3 video editing workstations with a myriad of high end options.

http://www.pugetsystems.com/workstation.php

My thoughts are as you say budget? What projects are planned? What app(s) are used and what are their features/capabilities that require hardware to implement/enhance?

Can these apps use more than 2GB of RAM? Do they support CUDA or OpenCL, OpenGL and to do what? Can they take advantage of hyperthreading? Can they take advantage of workstation graphics card rendering? These determine parts selected.

What size are the projects? 5 minute youtubes or full length HD movies? Youtubes can be done on most PC's without too much problem. Experimenting with the 4k format or editing many hours of HD footage down to 2 hours and the builds become more expensive to edit and render in a reasonable amount of time.

Generally you cannot go wrong with cores...the more cores in your CPU the better. Speed is good too. If it is a 64-bit app, as much RAM as you can afford. If not consider a fast sequential writing SSD as a scratch. Big projects require big storage including backup.

One other consideration is noise: Quiet costs less than silent. A well ventilated closet with long cables can cost less than a quiet system. If lack of noise is important that usually costs more and may limit component choices. The other question you covered which is portability needed?

Scott Mueller shoots a full length worth of DVD footage every year for his newest edition DVD. I imagine he does this with his own equipment (multicamera) and it is not that complicated nor particularly expensive. On the other hand I have friends who shoot full length documentaries meant for the big screen and their stuff is not top of the line, but it is pretty powerful stuff. Now if I only knew James Cameron... ;-)


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Thanks Scott & Fascist... I'll print this up and do my homework. Thanks for getting me on the right path in the right direction... <g>


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