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Old 02 February 2013   #1
Help with budget pc config choices!

Hi there guys!

Im really in between these 2 sets here:

asus p8z77-m with
8gb ram + 3770k

or

asus p8z77-m with 16gb ram + 3570k

Should I go with the better cpu or double the ram?

Gonna be using PS for painting, zbrush, 3ds and maya for rendering scenes / light animation.

Last edited by technokill : 02 February 2013 at 04:43 PM.
 
Old 02 February 2013   #2
Hey man,

You could just buy the nice CPU and 8GB now, and just buy the other 8GB when you can afford it.

-AJ
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Old 02 February 2013   #3
Thanks man! Good tip.

I heard that single channel ram would be bad, is that true? Is that a banchmark type of thing or it really affects our job doing cg?
 
Old 02 February 2013   #4
Hey man,

It should be fine. RAM speed is rarely the bottleneck when your running consumer applications through Windows or another OS.

-AJ
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Old 02 February 2013   #5
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