Workstation/Gaming Budget 800

Approximate Purchase Date: December

Budget Range: 600-800 (Does anyone ever get their rebates?)

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Maya, Zbrush, Mental Ray, Diablo 3

Parts Not Required: Sysem is from scratch, but monitor, keyboard, and mouse not needed.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: New egg

Country of Origin: US

Parts Preferences: Nvidia GPU because ATI has some hiccups in maya for windows 7.

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: No

Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Additional Comments: Cheaper the better :)

Considering a AMD phenom II x4 955, with nvidia 560 ti

Have not built a computer in awhile, but going to finish my education in CG.

Specifically i'm going to be modeling/texturing/lighting. No complex animation/rigging...

Thanks! :bounce:
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    MoBo : ASRock H61M-GE - $63
    RAM : 2x4GB Corsair DDR3 1333 XMS3 - $42
    Graphics : MSI N570GTX-M2D12D5 GeForce GTX 570 - $270
    Hard Disk : Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB - $60
    Optical Drive : LG 24X DVD R/W - $20
    PSU : CORSAIR Builder Series CX600 V2 - $60
    Case : Rosewill CHALLENGER-U3 Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower - $60

    Total : $760 after rebates
  3. Thanks!
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