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One of my friends asked for a build for about $400-$450 for video editing. This does not include the price of Monitor,power supply,hard disk and ram.

So would it be advisable to go towards AMD because of extra core or Intel? Does GPU play very important role in these things?

Thanks.

EDIT: I am not from US. I just want a suggestion. Also not overclocking.
Edited by Makyl - 10/10/12 at 10:30am
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For the money, AMD would give you a better package.

A trinity APU would be your best option. A lot of modern day video and image editing applications are starting to lean to be more GPU than CPU-focused.
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Anyone else?
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It normally depends on the programs you are using. Some might no take advantage of GPU acceleration. IMO I wouldn't grab anything less than a i5 and a 7750/70.

A stock i5 will perform pretty close, if not better to a stock 8 core bulldozer in multi-threaded applications. So get whichever is cheaper.
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/10/12 at 1:25pm
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not including PSU and RAM... does he already have those parts? What are they?

Looking at a Trinity APU will provide you with a very well balanced, low power platform. I'm not sure if you can fit more into there given the higher prices of everything in international markets like where you come from.
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CPU -> 3570K
MB -> $150 Z77
RAM -> Has
HDD -> Has
CASE -> $50 Case Plenty out there.
PSU -> Has

Cant get any better then that.
Add a CPU cooler and can OC the CPU.
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