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by: Phil Rosa-Leeke
Hi all,

I'm new here so please don't throw me to the wolves if I am posting the following in the wrong board, but this one sounds like it's the closest to where I should post it.

Right, what I am after is something that can handle the following:
  • 4K video editing with DaVinci Resolve, but upgradable to 8K
  • Graphics and photography
  • Music (namely Garage Band)
Just one important detail, I am NOT a gammer.

As for the hardware side of things:
  • AMD Ryzen 7 or 9
  • GPU, something that wont break the bank but will handle the heavy loads (8GB???)
  • BlueTooth
  • WiFi
  • Plenty of space for either SSD or HDD (or a bit of both)
  • Something along the lines of a Samsung 970 PRO 1TB V-NAND M.2 PCI Express Solid State Drive or better
  • A mother board that with at least 4 RAM slots, but I would prefer one with 8 slots
  • NO RGB flashing things
  • NO water cooling, only good old fashioned fans, something from the Noctua stables
  • A large case with plenty of space (I'll explain below)
  • A good monitor that will also handle 4K
The reason for a case with plenty of space, where I live it gets ruddy hot during the summer and I do not use A/C. Therefore something nice and roomy that will take the lager coolers.

As to which OS, Mojave at the moment will do just fine.

I hope someone will be able to help me out with some ideas.

Thanks in advance.


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