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  11 November 2012
Arrow Industrialdesign student: modeling & rendering

Good evening,

I am an industrialdesign Student from Berlin and I'm looking for a setup, to manage my modeling and rendering tastks. The problem is, that I do not have quiet the experience yet, concerning the right hardware and wether to concentrate on RAM or GPU or CPU.
Working, I use Autodesk Alias Automotive / Design, Keyshot Pro, Cinema 4D, Rhinoceros and V-Ray, Mudbox.

At the moment I'm using a MacBook Pro 13" for my modeling.. it is a great computer but of no use concerning highend rendering and modeling. I thought about buying the iMac 27" with the 3,2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5/8GB RAM/NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX.

My budget is around 2000€ and the current configuration, i figured out today, is as following:

CPU Cooler
Zalman CNPS9500 AT
1 x € 32,99*

Graphiccard ATI PCIe
GIGABYTE GV-R795WF3-3GD WindForce 3X
HDMI, DVI, 2x Mini-DisplayPort 1 x € 299,-*

CPU Sockel 1155
Intel® Core™ i7-3770K
FC-LGA4, "Ivy Bridge" 1 x € 299,-*

Thermaltake Smart M650W Bronze
4x PCIe, schwarz 1 x € 74,90*

Case Midi Tower
Chieftec LF-01B
black 1 x € 74,90*

DVD-burner SATA
12-fach DVD-RAM writer, Blende in Schwarz 1 x € 20,79*

Mainboards Sockel 1155
Sound G-LAN SATA3 USB 3.0 eSATA3 1 x € 109,90*

HDD 3,5 Zoll SATA
HGST HDS721010CLA332 1 TB
SATA 300, Deskstar 7K1000.C, 24/7 1 x € 61,90*

RAM DDR3-1600
Corsair DIMM 16 GB DDR3-1866 Quad-Kit
CMZ16GX3M4X1866C9R, Vengeance Red XMP 1 x € 117,90*

Thank you in advance,

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