Build A Monster Computer for Video Editing & Post Production

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If you’re looking to create your own monster post-production machine for less then you’ll definitely want to check out these links!

With the frustratingly long wait on the Mac Pro update only continuing (Apple CEO Tim Cook vaguely promised ”something great in 2013“), many of the more tech savvy post production people are extending their reach by building their own monster machines, either as Hackintosh’s or as straight Windows PCs. Here is a quick round up of some great resources on building a machine that will handle all your HD video needs, whether editing, grading or creating complex motion graphic and 3D work.

Building a Powerful Windows Machine

If you’re after a great windows machine geared towards DaVinci Resolve and can make your way around a straight forward parts list you might want to check out this list from YegFilm which is based on the DaVinci Resolve 9 configuration guide from Blackmagic Design.

If you watch the videos below you’ll see a shout out to Harm Millard who has build a blazingly fast machine geared towards Premiere Pro. For a detailed run through of each of the component parts check out Harm’s NLE build site here. read more...

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