CGTalk > Technical > Technical and Hardware
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-16-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
HallMLuke
New Member
portfolio
Luke Hall
Gainesville, USA
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1
How Does This Rig Look?

Hi,

I'm looking to build a workstation to run Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, etc. and I would like any opinions on the components I've selected. Also, I don't play PC games, so that's not really a concern. (Note: My price range is around $2,500)

Processor: Intel i7 3770K Quad-Core @3.5 GHz
Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth Z77
Primary Drive: OCZ 256 GB SSD
Secondary Drive: WD Blue 1 TB HDD
RAM: Corsair Platinum 16 GB 1866 MHz
Optical Drive: ASUS Blu-ray Writer
GPU: NVidia Quaddro 4000 2GB GDDR5
Sound Card: ASUS Xonar
PSU: OCZ ZX 1000 W (Is this too much power? I don't really know how taxing the Quaddro is.)
Case: Corsair Obsidian 550D
OS: Windows 8 64-bit (I don't mind the interface, but is all the software compatible?)

Please let me know your thoughts before I buy. Thank you for your time!
 
Old 02-05-2013, 04:22 PM   #2
pringleman
Scout
portfolio
Jamie Gilbert
London, United Kingdom
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 27
1000watts seems major over kill... The quadros are not hungry for power... that kind of power is more fitting for high end gaming systems with dual cards...650watt I do believe is around what you need but research this. get 32gb ram if you can.

everything else seems good... If in doubt ..stick with tried and proven like win 7
 
Old 02-05-2013, 04:22 PM   #3
CGTalk Moderation
Lord of the posts
CGTalk Forum Leader
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,481
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
__________________
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
 
Thread Closed share thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
CGSociety
Society of Digital Artists
www.cgsociety.org

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump
Miscellaneous

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.