Under $800 rig for 3d apps. Tags: New Build Apps 3D Systems Product Last response: July 30, 2009 2:16 PM in Systems Share jaidev_goswami July 28, 2009 6:33:24 AM hi friends, this is my first post. i m gonna make a pc mainly for 3d apps so pls. help me out. APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: August 15 BUDGET RANGE: US$750-800 note: can be streched to $900 SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: 3d apps(3d max, zbrush, vue), games(cod 5, crysis, bioshock), video editing. PARTS NOT REQUIRED: every thing needed. PARTS PREFERENCES: nice looking cpu tower with full fuctionality on front panel. OVERCLOCKING: Yes SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Yes MONITOR RESOLUTION: full HD ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: i stay in a area where temp. rises upto 44*C , so, a quiet and cool pc is needed. mac os x can even be consider thanx. More about : 800 rig apps ahslan July 28, 2009 6:36:05 PM Well I'm not exactly sure how much cpu/gpu power you require but this is just something I put together real quick... AMD Phenom II X4 945 Deneb 3.0GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor Model HDX945FBGIBOX - Retail + HIS H489F1GP Radeon HD 4890 1GB 256-bit PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail Great combo deal right now on newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.206760 COOLER MASTER RS-700-AMBA-D3 700W ATX12V V2.3 SLI Certified CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Retail + COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel , SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail another decent combo deal http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.208785 G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231166 GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128387 Western Digital Caviar Green WD6400AACS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive (bare drive) - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136298 SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA DVD Burner - OEM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827151187 and use Windows 7 RC for free for now total with shipping (to where I live): $714 You could also purchase an aftermarket cooler for the cpu in order to overclock the cpu...with this build, you would be able to do crossfire if you felt that the sole 4890 isnt enough for you... jaidev_goswami July 29, 2009 6:00:53 AM thanks a lot ahslan, can u recommend a quadro card for the mantioned specs in ur reply. thanx again...... Related resources Last Check - 3D rendering / Animation / Editing rig ~ 800 - Forum 3D Animation Rig - From Scratch - Forum AMD Vs Intel 4 Specific Server Apps . - Forum New Gaming Rig W/Monitor...trying to keep it under $2k - Forum 2500-3000 Luxury Gaming Rig - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ahslan July 29, 2009 12:55:21 PM well im not too familiar with Quadro cards so I wouldnt know which one to recommend...however I have heard that some people soft mod their (cheaper) Geforce cards in order for it to work as a more expensive Quadro card batuchka July 29, 2009 1:39:10 PM Hmm assuming TS needs an LCD monitor under 'every thing needed' a possible config: jaidev_goswami July 30, 2009 2:07:38 PM thankx a lot...... batuchka July 30, 2009 2:16:19 PM You are welcomed ^^ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New 3d workstation build $10k Forum Need new rig for 3d anim/rendering/gaming ~$1500-1800 CDN Forum What 3D Card should I get for my new rig ? Forum Flicker in 3d apps Forum Gaming Rig . Gaming and video under $1k. HELP! Forum NEW I7 RIG under 1500. NEED OPINIONS. NOT SOLVED Forum 8800GT not rendering anything 3d Forum advice on new laptop for 3d graphics (listed specifics) Forum Thoughts on This $2,000 Gaming Rig Forum best spec for 3d studio max Forum Xfx 680 half price Forum $800 Gaming PC (Future Build) Forum Best comp for under $500? Forum SSD for OS, games and apps Forum New build: $800 Budget Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !