Video editing is an intensive task, and the software and programs are also very demanding when it comes to memory. In this edition of PC build of the week, we go over a video editing PC build in the budget of INR 75k. Building a pc for video editing can be challenging, but there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. Video editing is a CPU intensive task, and therefore, the focus of the build will be more on the processor than the GPU. If you use programs like Adobe Premiere Pro or After Effects, it is best to go for a more powerful CPU over GPU, but if you use programs like the da Vinci Resolve, then go for an equally powerful CPU and GPU would be a better option.
Processor: Intel Core i5 12600KF
As mentioned above, editing is a processor-intensive task, and it requires a good CPU for performing all the tasks efficiently. For this build, we recommend the Intel Core i5 12600KF. It is a 10-core processor with 16 threads. The power produced by the processor is ideal for using all the programs and apps. It has a base clock of 3.60 GHz and the boost clock goes all the way up to 4.90 GHz. It is important to note that the CPU does not come with a stock cooler, and you will need to get a secondary AIO for the processor.
Cooler: Coolermaster ML240L
This cooler is the right fit for your processor, as it will keep it cool and make sure that you can spend a longer time on the PC without feeling any kind of lag or heating issues. The 240-mm cooler comes with dual dissipation along with RGB fans and a water block. The cooler runs very quietly, and the fan noise is almost non-existent. The box also includes a wired RGB controller and splitter. It is a good choice if you want to add the RGB element to your PC while making sure that the processor does not overheat or run hot.
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050Ti
This might seem like a unique choice and might sound very absurd to a lot of PC users. However, the prices and availability of GPUs have still not stabilized, and going for the 1050Ti can be a good option for all your editing needs. The 4 GB VRAM on the GPU is good for handling software and programs like Premier Pro and After Effects. If you have a little more money to allocate to your budget, you can go for the Nvidia GTX 1650, but it might push the budget a little. This GPU will support the processor and will not bottleneck the performance during editing.
Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M
The Intel 12th Gen CPUs are still very new and not all motherboards are compatible with the same. The Gigabyte B450M motherboard is compatible with the 12th Gen Intel CPUs. This motherboard comes with 4 RAM slots for memory expansion, along with PCIe Gen 3 port. With strong VRMs and a solid build, the motherboard makes a good choice for all the video editors out there. The presence of all the essential ports also makes this motherboard a good addition to the build.
Memory: 16 GB
Since video editing is getting heavier every day, it is best to be on the safe side with the memory. Using 16 GB RAM for the PC build will be more than enough for all the video editing tasks. The newer Intel 12th Gen processors support higher frequency RAM, therefore it is best to get a pair of high-frequency sticks for the build. There are multiple brands and companies in the market, you can check online or offline markets for the best deal. Getting RAM with good heat syncs will enhance the performance of your PC further.
Storage: 512 GB SSD
Video editing and files can take up a lot more space than any other task. The data dump is too high and no configuration of storage is enough. However, to have a snappy and smooth system performance, it is best to get an SSD configuration. It will make your OS and other programs snappy and more responsive. Going with a 512 GB SSD configuration is ideal for this budget without compromising on the performance. One can always get or add more hard drives externally for more storage.
Power Supply: 550W
A 550-watt power supply is more than enough to support this build. The main objective of a power supply is circulating the required power in the PC build, if it fails to do that, there can be chances of experiencing a short circuit. To avoid that, it is best to go with a certified PSU for your build. Cost-cutting on the PSU is not a good option, and costs you a lot more money. Choosing brands like Corsair, Gigabyte, AnTec are good options.
Cabinet: Deepcool Matrexx
Even though the cabinet is your choice, if you are spending this amount of money then the PC should look good. Using the mentioned cabinet will give you enough space for cable management, and the PSU shroud makes the overall build look more spacious. You can see tempered glass in the front and the side panel along with vents for airflow. Users can also add multiple aftermarket coolers for better cooling. The looks of the cabinet will definitely add to the looks of your overall build.
This was the PC build of the week, which can be assembled at a price of INR 75K. It is crucial to note that the prices might change in the future. For more such regular PC builds, keep an eye on Techburner.