There are a lot of good options for building a nice budget computer for editing.
Depending on how much performance you want, there are great part guides online for every person.
You will most likely want an AMD Ryzen CPU since they are the best bang for multitasking CPU on the market.
AMD is also great because the Motherboards tend to be less expensive. If you need to, you can get a used GPU on Ebay to save some more money.
- AMD has overtaken Intel as the premier chipset producer for the lowest cost — they truly give you the best bang for your buck.
- The AMD Ryzen 7 series is going to make a noticeable difference in your rendering speeds, and you’ll be pretty set for quite a few years — without having to replace the CPU.
- The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 is a powerhouse when it comes to processing graphics. Thankfully, Adobe actually loves NVIDIA cards and uses their CUDA cores for effects rendering.
“RAM is not going to technically “speed up” your PC.
Certain programs use a certain amount of RAM, so more RAM in your computer lets you open more programs at once.”