Machine to do 3D modeling/animation Tags: New Build RAM Systems Product Last response: December 20, 2011 2:53 AM in Systems Share sudz20 December 18, 2011 11:39:57 PM I am looking to build a machine to do some art work on. I mostly use zbrush, Modo, Lightwave, XSI, Photoshop and After Effects (www.sudac.tv to see samples). I would like to spend around $1500.00 – 2000.00 (USA) Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Here is what I got so far: mobo (2011 Socket) $270 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16813130625 cpu (i7 SB 3930K, 6 Cores) $600 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...C7BBTkwCjCECjCE RAM (Corsair 16GB RAM 4x4) $160 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16820233236 Video (MSI GTX 580 w/ 3GB RAM) $600 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...C7BBTkwCjCECjCE case (CM690) $90 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16811119216 PSU (Corsair TX 850Watt, $10 mail-in rebate) $125 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16817139022 More about : machine modeling animation Proximon December 20, 2011 2:53:08 AM I doubt you need a 3GB card, and the TX580 is overkill. Other than that your links are all broken Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Need Help with High End Gaming and 3D Modeling/Animation System Forum Best Video Card under $500 for Graphic Design & 3D Modeling Forum $500 3d modeling/animation vid compositing rebuild review Forum Building a new pc for 3d modeling/animation Forum 1st Build for HD Editing Forum Need help choosing a Xeon processor Forum Best processor and vid card combo for Photoshop Forum 500$ new build for 3d vfx(maya,nuke,zbrush) Forum A laptop for After Effects & 3d animating/modeling software Forum Need advice for a ~$1000 build for GIS/3D Modeling Forum building machine for 3d graphic,rendering Forum Is a Wolfdale E6700 3.2ghz compatable with a IPIBL-LB(benicia). Forum 2011 Socket Build Overview Forum Revised WCing Loop. Need your suggestions? Forum Ideal Graphics Card for new PC (Gaming, Creative Apps) Forum 3D Machine Forum New build im working on Forum [New Build] Enthusiast gaming machine -- what's the bottleneck? Forum Machine is 2 Years old. Upgrades worth their salt? Forum My first build...need to create music / video / multitasking machine Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !