Okay, I've looked around and tried to find the information I need, but a lot of the discussions I've come across seem to be quite complex and confusing. Do take note, that I'm a pretty big newbie when it comes to computers, I think. At the moment, I've got a crappy processor & video card which I'm certain won't work Premiere Pro very well.
Basically, I just need advice on getting a new video card & processor (I think that's all I need). Essentially, I just want something that works fine & is cheap. I don't need a beast of a machine, I can wait through renders as long as it's not too ridiculous. I'm willing to spend more or less $1000 on both a video card & processor. If it helps the footage will be .H264 from a Canon DSLR camera, so if I can edit this without conversion I'd be incredibly happy.
Here's my system specs
(I'm not sure if ya need any more info or not)
I'm not really interested in PC video games, but I was considering trying out EVE Online, which requires:
So as long as I have a system that will run Premiere, After Effects & possibly even EVE Online, I'd be damn happy!
Also, how much of a task is it to install this hardware into the computer? Is it as simple as opening the hard drive box & plugging in/installing assossiated software?
If anyone can help me, I'd be in huge debt to ya because I'm really struggling to get a grip on finding out what I need.