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What is the best $1200 to $1300 gaming editing and rendering PC?

tan5546

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my budget around $1200 to $1300 i would like a pc that can run any new games in high fps and also can edit and render fast
 
The budget is somewwat limiting for a PC that is expected to excel in both Gaming and Editing / Rendering.

1. Optimizing for gaming or rendering requires different types of video cards. Gaming and CAD run better on GTX, Rendering works better on Quadro. To do both, the Titan X is your best bet.

2. All will work better if you avoid low budget motherboards, In Gaming for example, most low budget solutions will provide substandard audio solutions as a means of meeting their price target. Stick with Z270 / X99 boards equipped with ALC 1150 or 220,

3. Editing and rendering both benefit from faster CPUs and more threads. X99 platform is a huge benefit here as is overclocking.

4. Editing and rendering both benefit from more RAM, faster RAM and RAM with lower timings. DDR4-3200 was very close in price to slower sticks and therefore has the most bang for the buck, but of late the price point has dropped to 3000.

5. If using one for OS and programs, a 2nd SSD for use as a "scratch" disk. HDs, especially slow ones, should be dropped in favor of SSHDs which even in gaming 1re 1.5 times as fast as the best HDs.

6. Of course don't cheap out on the case here; a well ventilated case will be important

Without the GFX card, you're a bit over $1,000 for Z270 based system ... at that point, you'll have to decide what to give up on ... GTX for gaming, Quadro for rendering for Titan X for both. Since that is bigger than your budget, you will have to pare down from there.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($327.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Phanteks PH-TC14PE 78.1 CFM CPU Cooler ($74.99 @ Jet)
Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($132.98 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($99.88 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO 250GB M.2-2280 Solid State Drive ($97.89 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Seagate FireCuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Phanteks Enthoo Pro M ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.69 @ Amazon)
Total: $1058.39
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-16 11:31 EDT-0400
 
gtx 1070 for gaming and 8 cores/16 threads for rendering :

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: AMD RYZEN 7 1700X 3.4GHz 8-Core Processor ($396.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master MasterAir Pro 4 66.7 CFM CPU Cooler ($44.99 @ B&H)
Motherboard: Asus PRIME B350M-A/CSM Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($89.99 @ B&H)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws V Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4-2666 Memory ($99.97 @ Jet)
Storage: Mushkin Reactor 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 1070 8GB XLR8 Video Card ($388.81 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master MasterBox 5 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic G 550W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($69.49 @ SuperBiiz)
Total: $1305.21
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-03-16 12:06 EDT-0400
 

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