The best video editing computer: desktop PCs for video editors

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Three of the best video editing computers on a purple background

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1. Best overall: Mac Studio
2. Best Windows: Surface Studio 2
3. Best value: Mac Mini (2020)
4. Best tower PC: HP Omen 30L
5. Value all-in-one: iMac (2020)
6. Best looks: iMac (2021)
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One of the best video editing computers may be what you're looking for to prevent your workflow from being interrupted by painfully slow playback or rendering. Well-specced desktop PCs have the processing and graphical power to run demanding video-editing software like Davinci Resolve Studio and After Effects, avoiding the challenges faced with may laptops. 

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Matt Hanson

Matt has been a technology journalist for over 15 years, writing for publications such as T3, MacFormat and Creative Bloq. He's a managing editor of TechRadar, Creative Bloq's sister site, where he can be found writing about and reviewing laptops, computers, monitors and more. He often writes for Creative Bloq, helping creatives find their perfect laptop or PC.

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