I am building my PC and i need help/advice and guidance. I am in to 3D lighting/rendering, Compositing. The apps. i use the most are - MAYA, Mental ray, Vray and NUKE. I am also planning to learn VRAY RT for Maya. Vray RT for maya is CPU based, so i will be needing advice for buying the best (in terms of Value for money) CPU. I have done some homework and here is the list below. I would request suggestions, advice and recommendations. I dont know much about crossfire/SLI issue. So it would be nice if someone can point me to the right direction. My Budget is 2000 Euros Approx.
I will be need advice in choosing the 3 most important crucial components, i.e.
Q1. Also, Do i really need a Mainboard that supports Crossfire/SLI - multiple Graphic cards?
Does it really boost the system's processing power? Even when the application you use is CPU centric? What is better for rendering needs? Pls. guide me in the right direction.
Q2. Why is it necessary to buy a internal SSD drive? how big is good enough? How does it help? Any recommendations please.
Here is my (planned) gig so far :
COOLERMASTER CASE BIG HAF X Black noPSU (RC-942-KKN1-GP) -