How to Build a PC for After Effects Performance (2020)


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    In this video, we talk about After Effects performance and how to research and select hardware when building a PC for After Effects. We’ll talk about multi-core processing, best graphics cards, RAM, storage, and much more. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to build a PC, but a starting point to push you in the right direction when deciding what parts to buy when building your PC. Building a computer for After Effects is different from building a PC for 3D work such as Cinema 4D, Octane, Redshift, Nuke, etc.

    The information provided is generally true for After Effects in 2020, and is based on the current hardware that is out. If you’re watching this from the future (or past), take this video with a grain of salt.

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