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Solidworks/FEA/Simulation Machine $2000

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Last response: in Systems
July 13, 2011 3:24:56 PM

Need suggestions for my company for a DIY machine build. Everything listed below.

Approximate Purchase Date: ASAP

Budget Range: $2000

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Solidworks Simulation/Flow Simulation, Electrical Simulation

Parts Not Required: Monitor

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg

Country of Origin: USA

Parts Preferences: Intel Processor, nVidia or ATI Professional Series Graphics Cards only

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Needs at least 12GB RAM minimum. No need for it to look nice. Would prefer a modular power supply.

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July 13, 2011 7:24:22 PM

Here is what I came up with so far:

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1270 3.4 GHz 339.99

RAM: 3x4GB 1333 G-Skill Ripjaw DDR3 99.99

MoBo: Gigabyte GA-P67-UD4-B3 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard 179.99

GPU: PNY Quadro 4000 2GB 799.99

Boot Drive: OCZ Vertex 120GB SSD 209.17

Data Drive: WD VelociRaptor 300GB 139.99

PSU: Corsair HX750 139.99

Case: Mid Tower ATX 33.99

DVD Drive: ASUS Black SATA DVD Burner 20.99

Total: $1964.09 Before MIR
$1809.09 After MIR