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 : ForumNeed Help with High End Gaming and 3D Modeling/Animation System ForumBest Video Card under $500 for Graphic Design & 3D Modeling Forum$500 3d modeling/animation vid compositing rebuild review ForumBuilding a new pc for 3d modeling/animation Forum1st Build for HD Editing ForumNeed help choosing a Xeon processor ForumBest processor and vid card combo for Photoshop Forum500$ new build for 3d vfx(maya,nuke,zbrush) ForumA laptop for After Effects & 3d animating/modeling software ForumNeed advice for a ~$1000 build for GIS/3D Modeling Forumbuilding machine for 3d graphic,rendering ForumIs a Wolfdale E6700 3.2ghz compatable with a IPIBL-LB(benicia). Forum2011 Socket Build Overview ForumRevised WCing Loop. Need your suggestions? ForumIdeal Graphics Card for new PC (Gaming, Creative Apps) Forum3D Machine ForumNew build im working on Forum[New Build] Enthusiast gaming machine -- what's the bottleneck? ForumMachine is 2 Years old. Upgrades worth their salt? ForumMy first build...need to create music / video / multitasking machine More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !