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  01 January 2013
high performance workstation

I would like to create a film studio which has to manage with special effects work to external graphics and animation , so i need a studio with 20 custom built desktops. The programs that we will use are Lightwave3d and Adobe Photoshop CS6 mainly. These workstations will need to be networked with 3 file servers units. First file server will act as frame store , the second as mirror and the third file server for secondary backup. The budget is up to 80K.

My customization that i ll order is roughly this...

Cpu: Intel Core I5-3570 3.4 GHz 6MB ~ 250 euro
RAM: Corsair 32GB (4 x 8GB) Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz ~ 170 euro
SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 128 GB ~ 150 euro
HHD: Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 ~ 80 euro
Power: Seasonic 560W 80 Plus Gold ATX 12V/EPS 12V Power Supply ~ 90 euro
Graphic Card: Amd FirePro V5900 2GB ~ 450 euro
MOBO: Gigabyte Z77X-D3H ~ 125
Case: Corsair 300R ~ 50 euro
Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2312HM 23" ~ 200 euro
Optical: Asus DRW-24BIST ~ 30 euro
Headphone: Sennheiser Home HD201 ~ 20 euro
Keyboard + mouse : Logitech MK260 ~ 25 euro

Windows 7 pro 64bit ~ 140 euro x 20 = 2.800
Eset Endpoint protection ~ 420 x 2 για 20 desktops 840 euro

For the Servers is:

Cpu: 2 x AMD Opteron 6272 Interlagos 2.1GHz 16MB L3 Cache Socket G34 115W 16-Core Server Processor - 600 euro
Psu: Antec HCP-850 ~ 160 euro
Motherboard: Tyan S8812 - S8812WGM3NR AMD Opteron Motherboard ~ 800 euro
RAID Controller Card: LSI Internal SATA/SAS 9211-8i 6Gb/s PCI-Express 2.0 ~ 250 euro
RAM: GeIL EVO CORSA Series 64GB (8 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 ~ 500 euro
HDD: 4 x Western Digital VelociRaptor WD1000DHTZ 1TB ~ 900 euro
HDD: Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 4TB ~ 200 euro
Firewire: SIIG FireWire 2-Port PCIe ~ 40 euro

Ups: CyberPower CP1500AVRLCD Intelligent LCD 1500VA 900W with AVR Tower UPS ~ 150 euro

NAS

Synology DiskStation DS412+ 4-bay All-in-1 NAS Server ~ 600 euro
4 x Hitachi Deskstar 7K4000 4TB ~ 800 euro


My total right now is about 45K but any improvement that you believe that is possible, can be acceptable.
I have some questions.

1) Is it money worth to put i7 core and deduct the performance of server?
2) Tell which OS is better to use for each system
3) I want to do rendering farm and and some option of rack mount cases.

Thank you,
Kind Regards
 
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