Building computer for gaming and 2-D & 3-D design, need two computers? Tags: New Build Gaming Computer Computers Systems Last response: March 23, 2011 3:16 AM in Systems Share g335 March 23, 2011 12:21:50 AM Hello I want to use computer to play games and to make 2D and 3D animation and designs. ALso for Photoshop and other programs. Should I build one computer for gaming and one for the 2-D and 3-D animation? Should I just get a Mac Pro for the 2-D and 3-D animation? More about : building computer gaming design computers WR2 a b 4 Gaming March 23, 2011 3:16:23 AM Hello g335; One computer should be able to handle all that without a problem. Unless you plan on doing that all at once? Like rendering huge 3D animation projects and wanting to game while you're waiting for the 3D rendering tasks to complete. Have you set a budget for this project? If you fill out the form in*How To Ask For New Build Advice* you'll answer all the standard questions that help us get started. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMid-range computer for 2D design and some light gaming ForumBuilding a mostly 2d animation PC, 1500$. ForumSuggest Build For 2D 4 to 8 Monitor Set up Forum2D - 4 to 8 Monitors Build ForumSuggest system for Stock / Share Trading or 2D DATA Forum*How To Ask For New Build Advice* Forum2D Art and Design / Gaming Build ForumWhich processor for (i series or xeon) for gamin, 2-D and 3-D making? ForumDual 2D monitor system for financial trading stocks Forum16MB vs 32MB for 2D Forum2-D VGA Card Advice? ForumWhat is the fastest 2d card available right now? ForumAny help with blurry 2d on a GeForce 6800? ForumGPU rendering vs CPU creating binary data - for 2D charting. ?? ForumGood 2D image quality ForumXfx 680 half price ForumNeed help ForumApprox. 800€ gaming build ForumFirst time builder! in need of suggestions and advice for 4.5K PC ForumDo I need to do anything special to swap these CPUs/MOBOs? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !