Graphics vs cpu 3ds max cs5 Tags: New Build Photoshop Systems Product Last response: September 27, 2010 4:19 AM in Systems Share photoste September 27, 2010 12:01:28 AM i'm building a pc for a friend, she will be using cs5 and 3ds max the spec is : Processor : AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 2.8GHz (6 core processor) Memory : 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 Memory 1st HD : 250GB Seagate Barracuda 2nd & 3rd HD’s : 2x 160GB Seagate Barracuda’s setup in a RAID array Graphics card : PNY NVIDIA Quadro fx 580 512MB DVD/CD Writer : Pioneer 22x DVDRW SATA Xigmatek Asgard ATX Mid Tower Case (black) 500w OCZ Pro power supply the spec is now over budget because i did not realise she wanted win 7 pro 64bit included in price. so i need to shave approx £95 off the price. should i A : go for a lower priced cpu B : drop the RAID C : go for a lower spec graphics card More about : graphics cpu 3ds max cs5 gkay09 September 27, 2010 4:19:13 AM ^ Some changes - CPU - Stick with the 6-Core, it would help in 3d softwares and that too once overclocked even to moderate levels say 3.2GHz, it would perform as good as the 1090T HDD - Drop the RAID and get Samsung F4 320GB HDD or the F3 500GB... Video card - Get this one - Its newer, OpenGL 4.0 http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/512MB-ATI-FirePro-V3800-...(x16)-GDDR3-1-x-Display-Port-1-x-DL-DVI-Boxed This would also be very good though - http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/1GB-ATI-FirePro-V4800-PC...(x16)-GDDR5-2-x-Display-Port-1-x-DL-DVI Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum3ds Max - Quadro 4000 vs GTX660/660ti ForumIntel v/s amd for 3ds max , Rhino,Autocad,Aftereffect,Photoshop ForumBuild a computer for after effects, 3ds max , w intel core i7 980x Forum$1500 Dell or home build for 3DS Max system ForumGraphics question for 3ds Max ForumNeed a Cheap GPU for 3DS Max and Maya ForumFlumoxed about a graphics card and CS5 ForumTHE TRUTH BOUT GRAPHIC CARDS AND 3DS MAX ! Forum3ds Max 2010 CS4 Rig ForumSystem configuration for 3d modeling/rendering (Revit, 3ds Max ) ForumSapphire 100225L Radeon HD 3870 and 3ds max 9. ForumMaya vs . 3DS Max ForumMy AMD HD 6870 VS FirePro and Quadro in 3ds Max ForumWhich computer deal is best for 3DS Max rendering? ForumWorkstation for 3ds max & vray rendering ForumGraphics card for 3ds max vray rendering ForumFinally hitting a Microcenter! Should I buy these parts? ForumWill this Graphics card fit into my computer? Forum[Solved] X6 build for graphics editing/design ForumGraphics power for video editing More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !