8GB vs 16GB for Video Editing? - Page 3 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-13-2011, 07:12 PM   #21 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
tj_extreme's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Posts: 812
Default Re: 8GB vs 16GB for Video Editing?

By the looks of it, the 2600k is your best bet. I'm not very fond of Bulldozer, but that's just my opinion. I've always had better luck with Intel. The higher prices are justifiable, imo.

tj_extreme is offline  
Old 10-16-2011, 03:19 PM   #22 (permalink)
Junior Techie
WERTZtilitHURTZ's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Indiana
Posts: 68
Default Re: 8GB vs 16GB for Video Editing?

Originally Posted by b1gapl View Post
Upgrading to more RAM does not improve rendering times. It depends more on your CPU. So overclocking is suggested like tj said. For now you'll have to deal with the time it takes to render until you can get your CPU overclocked as fast and stable as possible. Although you would definitely benefit by upgrading your CPU to an i7 and overclock too.
My suggestion is upgrading the cpu. Not sure how much time that will actually save you in rendering, though. I've got a buddy who just graduated film school and whenever we talk about the prospects of upgrading rigs for rendering, he always feels it's just the nature of the beast unless you have some killer "rendering farm" somewhere.

Either that or get in a rhythm of putting your rendering off until bedtime. Personally, that's what I do when I need to render video reviews/projects. Just get them set up and queued while I am sleeping. Then come next morning, I'm good to go.

WERTZtilitHURTZ is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question on hex editing, and yes the thing I am editing is free for editing. cannotcompute Programming 12 01-28-2007 05:32 PM
$1200 budget for a video editing/video game computer dario03 New Systems | Building and Buying 3 12-25-2006 11:44 AM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.