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Mantis | $1,000 Value Video Editing PC Build

Mantis - $1,000 Value Video Editing PC Build

Part List

CPUIntel Core i5-8600K$275.00 Amazon >
CPU CoolerCooler Master Hyper 212 Evo$54.03 Amazon >
MotherboardMSI Performance$122.26 Amazon >
VideoEVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC Gaming$559.00 Amazon >
RAM16GB Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4$44.99 Amazon >
Storage 1500GB Crucial MX500 SSD$52.99 Amazon >
Storage 23TB WD Blue SATA 6 Gb/s 7200 RPM$82.34 Amazon >
CaseCorsair Carbide Series 100R$52.99 Amazon >
PSUEVGA 500 W1$49.86 Amazon >
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Featured Components in Mantis


The Mantis is a studied predator. It may not be the fastest or strongest predator, but it can still provide plenty of processing power for you video editing needs. A Quad-Core Intel I5-6600K provides the Mantis with its agility. Spec wise it's very similar to the processor in the Anubis, but lacks the Hyper Threading support.

The Mantis is capable of taking on any video editing tasks, it may not be the fastest option, but it's completely capable. At 1,000 it's a great workhorse and is great for anyone starting out in video editing or those who are just looking for a great value option.

Why you want Mantis PC Build?

- Best Value for Video Editing
- Great workhorse platform for hobbyists and beginners
- Overclock potential to squeeze out more performance

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