I am new to the video editting/transfer arena and am looking at purchasing a new computer soon to complement my recent purchase of a new miniDV camcorder (Pansonic GS400 3CCD). I am currently using Studio 9 for editting. The new system I've scoped out is a hp Media Center running Windows MC 2005. It has a couple of options that I would appreciate your comments on.
Firstly, the CPU Choice. The base system comes with a P4 520 (2.8Ghz). You can upgrade as follows: