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May 4, 2011 12:11:38 PM

Hello friends,

Planning of purchasing a new pc but this config is totally made from scratch so i thought its would be good to ask for some more opinion before purchasing .....

Approximate Purchase Date: In this week

Budget Range: 1200 - 1500 $

System Usage from Most to Least Important: For rendering,simulation, animation, editing & compostiting all high end .... (softwares given below)

Softwares that will be used are -

- Adobe Creative Suite CS-5
- Maya 2011
- Max 2011
- Real flow 4
- Zbrush 4
- Nuke
- Fusion

Parts Not Required: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS)

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com

Country of Origin: India

Parts Preferences: AMD CPU with ausu motherboards

Overclocking: Yes

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Want a cpu that can handly all high-end editing, rendering, compostiting & little bit of caming


Configuration -

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

MOBO - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Case - coolermaster HAF 932

Graphic Card - (with crossfire) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

HDD - (Solid State Drive) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

DVD Drive - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

So i want to ask you will this configuration survive with high-end animation or rendering or editing or compositing ??? as i want
to use this config for this purpose so please let me know what are your suggestion ????



Now the problem is that i want to work on multimedia like for rendering or simulation and other stuffs so can anyone tell me will this configuration will meet all my requirements .....

Software List -

- Adobe Creative Suite CS-5
- Maya 2011
- Max 2011
- Real flow 4
- Zbrush 4
- Nuke
- Fusion

So please let me know if there is any suggestion for this configuration ?????

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May 4, 2011 1:36:25 PM

Fill out the form in the sticky, link in my sig. We need to know stuff like budget and country you're in.
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May 5, 2011 5:18:09 AM

Just updated the thread ..........

please let me know your suggestion about this configuration will these support heavy rendering or editing or composting .......
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May 5, 2011 5:24:29 AM

Well, the first thing I would say is if you can, wait for Bulldozer. If not, go Sandy Bridge.
Sandy Bridge processors currently beat AMD's offerings, even it's 6 core CPU's. Also, I would not get the 5870 as it's super expensive. You would be better served with 2 6950's or 6970's. Or, if you want the same price bracket, 2 570's will DESTROY everything else.
Seriously though, don't spend almost $400 on a 5870. There are much better cards available.
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May 5, 2011 5:45:30 AM

the 2600k is probably your best choice right now , but the Phenom X6 wont be bad ... just not as good

The 5870 gfx card is expensive , out of stock , hot and loud and wont help with rendering tasks . Nor will adding another in crossfire .
Rendering is CPU intensive .
A 6870 is all a casual gamer needs for a 1080p panel .

The mb is expensive if you are only going to use a single card , and wont give any extra performance
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May 5, 2011 6:14:09 AM

So can you tell me which sandy bridge processor will support heavy rendering but still be in my budget and also can you tell me which nividia card with SLI will help me in rendering and other gaming purpose..........

just let me know as in India this config is still new so i thought to go with this configuration ............

so if you guys can help me in deciding the processor and graphic card then it will help me a lot .....

And also i don't want to go for quadro at its too costly and so i am looking for something which can fit my budget and also can give better performance or upto a quadro graphic card and that's why i am going for SLI or crossfire ..............


Thanks for your help ...........
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May 12, 2011 4:46:48 AM

OK so finally i am going for

Processor - Intel Core i7 2600K

Graphic Card MSI GTX 560 Twin Frozer SLI

RAM - 8 GB DDR3 1333 MHz ZH

Case - Cooler Master 912 ADV TW

PSU - GX 650

MOBO - Asus P8P67 DELUXE


Now can anyone tell me should i got for liquid cooling system or normal air cooling will work fine ????

One more thing will WD 128GB SSD will give me any extra performance i mean speed wise ?????

or i should got for 1tb Wd Black ????


let me know ???
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