Best Computer for After Effects? Price & Performance


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    In this video, I break down the hardware for the best performance in after effects After Effects. Please leave a comment if you’d like me to explain anything I skimmed over.

    The flag in the background is a souvenir from a holiday from a few years ago. It’s not a political statement, just decoration. I filmed this a while ago and didn’t foresee it being a symbol for anything more.

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    In my desktop PC…

    Intel Core i7-8700 3.2 GHz 6-Core Processor
    CPU Cooler:        
    Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
    MSI Z370 GAMING PLUS ATX LGA1151 Motherboard 
    Corsair Vengeance LED 64 GB (4 x 16 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory    
    Samsung 850 EVO-Series 500 GB 2.5″ Solid State Drive    
    Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250 GB 2.5″ Solid State Drive    
    Seagate Barracuda 2 TB 3.5″ 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive 
    Video Card:        
    MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB GAMING X 4G Video Card
    NZXT S340 ATX Mid Tower Case    
    Power Supply:        
    Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply

    Logitech G413 Silver Wired Gaming Keyboard 
    Logitech MX MASTER 2S (Black) Wireless Laser Mouse

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    I used Epidemic sounds to source my music and sound effects…
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    Massive thanks to madmomentsgo for providing that amazing music for my intro! check out his other brilliant work here:

    “Le Grand Chase” Kevin MacLeod (
    “Magic Scout – Farm” Kevin MacLeod (
    “Killing Time” Kevin MacLeod (
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    ~ God bless Kevin ~


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