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CGI computer

Last response: in Systems
April 26, 2010 8:36:25 AM

Hello everyone,

Basically trying to build a computer to make a cgi film. Does anyone have a good specification for a cgi computer I have about $1800 to spend. The film I will be attempting to make will film will have characters in it similar to Toy story characters bright colours but high resoltuion animated features. Also if you have any good ideas for software would be greatly appricated.

Many thanks


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April 26, 2010 11:15:00 AM

Basic items as starting point :
i7 920
12GB 3 channel DDR3 1600MHz CL7 G.Skill
Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R X58
ATI FireGL V7700 (non gaming) or HD5850 (gaming)
Intel SSDs 80GB
Samsung F3 1TB
Corsair 650W
Coolermaster CM690

You have probably already : Monitor, keyboard, mouse, speakers, x64 OS.

For the softwares..I leave this for someone else to answer.

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February 8, 2012 8:43:12 PM

Blender is a great 3D program to use. It's not just a 3D modeler, but a sculptor, animator, video editor, and compositor. Best of all, it's free!