I am looking to either buy or get someone to build a dedicated video edting desktop pc that will cope with HDV editing (Sony HVR Z5, imported via firewire/CF card).
Can anyone recommend any competent PC builders in the West Midlands?
I am currently using an Alienware M9700 laptop, specced as follows, but I dont think this will have the grunt etc to handle HDV file sizes etc
Chip: AMD Turion 64 bit 2.01 Ghz
RAM: 2GB DDR PC3200 SODIMM AW90
Graphics Card: Nvidia 7900 GS 256mb (x2) SLI enabled
HDD: HITACHI 100GB 7200RPM SATA MOBILE HDD (OS & all apps)
Ext HDD: 300GB Seagate (all working files etc)
OS: WinXP Pro
I've looked at Alienware & Dell so far, but to get something quad core with a decent HDD, you are looking in the region of £3-4K
Any & all help welcome.
P.S. forgot to mention, I am using Premiere Pro CS4 & AE